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Previews: The New Yorker Magazine- February 6, 2023

An illustration by Malika Favre. It shows the back of a couple walking on the Brooklyn Bridge.
Art by Malika Favre

The New Yorker – February 6, 2023:

When Law Enforcement Alone Can’t Stop the Violence

Corey Winfield leans through the window of a car, photographed by Rahim Fortune.

Amid a murder crisis in America, community-based solutions have received a flood of funding. How effective are they?

Hildegard of Bingen Composes the Cosmos

How a visionary medieval nun became a towering figure in early musical history.

The Hunt for Russian Collaborators in Ukraine

As occupied territories are liberated, some residents face accusations that they sided with the enemy.

Malika Favre’s “Connected”

The artist discusses seeking inspiration from her surroundings and experiencing new ways of living.

Previews: The New Yorker Magazine- January 30, 2023

Christoph Niemanns “Highway and Byways”

The New Yorker – January 30, 2023 Issue:

The Mayor and the Con Man

Bishop Lamor Whitehead and Eric Adams stand while speaking at a bar.

Eric Adams’s friends and allies have puzzled over his relationship with Lamor Whitehead, a fraudster Brooklyn church leader.

After Bolsonaro, Can Lula Remake Brazil?

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, photographed by Tommaso Protti.

Following a prison term, a fraught election, and a near-coup, the third-time President takes charge of a fractured country.

What’s the Matter with Men?

A girl leap-frogging over a boy in a superhero costume.

They’re floundering at school and in the workplace. Some conservatives blame a crisis of masculinity, but the problems—and their solutions—are far more complex.

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine- January 16, 2023

A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. smiling with his four children.

The New Yorker – January 16, 2023 issue:

How Should We Think About Our Different Styles of Thinking?

A person writing their thoughts on paper.

Some people say their thought takes place in images, some in words. But our mental processes are more mysterious than we realize.

The Crisis of Missing Migrants

A shadow of a boat looms over the scene of a pathology lab.

What has become of the tens of thousands of people who have disappeared on their way to Europe?

Can UPS Still Deliver a Middle-Class Life?

Antoine Andrews pushes a collection of packages on wheels, in Bay Ridge.

The company offers steady jobs and is enjoying record profits. So why is a strike looming?

News: Foreign Fighters On The Front Lines In Ukraine

Luke Mogelson, a contributing writer at The New Yorker, is one of the rare reporters who has seen the war in Ukraine from the front lines. He recently spent two weeks embedded with a group of fighters from around the world who had chosen to travel to Ukraine and join the war against Russia.

In a new story in the magazine, he writes about the sophisticated and incessant violence of the war, and the mentality that keeps these volunteer soldiers there, fighting on behalf of a country that is not their own. He joins Tyler Foggatt to discuss what he witnessed.

Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – Jan 2 & 9, 2023

A woman walks alone on New York City's High Line in winter.
Art by Ryo Takemasa

The New Yorker Magazine – December 26, 2022:

Trapped in the Trenches in Ukraine

A soldier holding a gun in Ukraine, photographed by David Guttenfelder.

Along the country’s seven-hundred-mile front line, constant artillery fire and drone surveillance have made it excruciatingly difficult to maneuver.

What Donald Trump’s Trial Might Look Like

Excerpts from Secret Service reports displayed on a screen during a hearing of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol in Washington, DC, US, on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022.

Presidents have been impeached, but none has ever been asked, after leaving office, to turn himself in for arraignment. The January 6th committee’s final actions could help change that.

Seventy-five Years After Indian Partition, Who Owns the Narrative?

A man towering over a landscape draws a line on the ground, which separates two sides of a tent camp and its inhabitants.

Literature once filled in archival gaps by saying the unsayable. Now a younger generation is devising new modes of telling the story and finding new stories to tell.

Arts & Culture: The New Yorker – December 26, 2022

A hand draws an intricate drawing involving two characters Circle and Square.
“Ups and Downs”  by Chris Ware

The New Yorker – December 26, 2022 issue:

Roz and Emily Eat Their Way Through Midwood

Our first stop: a cheese Danish. Can’t skip breakfast

What Kevin McCarthy Will Do to Gain Power

Kevin McCarthy behind a shadow of Trump.

The Republican leader’s ambition has always been his defining characteristic. Attempting to placate both Trumpists and moderates may lead to his downfall.

Picturing the Cove Inn

Memories of a high-school job at a local seafood restaurant, blurred by time.

Humor: Most ‘Liked’ New Yorker Cartoons In 2022

A selection of The New Yorker's instagram cartoons.
By Colin Stokes December 15, 2022

The New Yorker (December 15, 2022) – Over the past year, The New Yorker has participated in this sublime tradition by generously sharing a large number of cartoons on our  Instagram  accounts, and we have been gratified to see that many people have “liked” them. We are so glad that we were able to bring some cheer into your life. To anyone who has not clicked Like on every post: well, let’s just say that we hope you get coal in your stocking.

I'll Be Fine All Alone In The Dark by Harry Bliss

I’ll Be Fine All Alone In The Dark by Harry Bliss

Youre Creeping Everyone Out Drawing by Joe Dator

by JOE DATOR

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Preview: The New Yorker Magazine – Dec 19, 2022

A portrait of Santa.
“Believe,” by George Booth.

@NewYorker Magazine – December 19, 2022 issue:

Shooting Shakespeare with Jean-Luc Godard

Molly Ringwald as Cordelia in Godard’s surreal 1987 adaptation of “King Lear.”

The actress and writer recalls working with French cinema’s enfant terrible.

The World-Changing Race to Develop the Quantum Computer

Such a device could help address climate change and food scarcity, or break the Internet. Will the U.S. or China get there first?

The Promise and the Politics of Rewilding India

Ecologists are trying to undo environmental damage in rain forests, deserts, and cities. Can their efforts succeed even as Narendra Modi pushes for rapid development?

2022 Reviews: Best Humor Writing In The New Yorker

Rotating illustrations

The New Yorker – The Most Popular Shouts of 2022 (December 6, 2022):- A collection of our most widely read humor pieces of the year.

Symptoms of the New Variant May Include

By Ethan Kuperberg

  • Tiredness (due to thinking about covid-19)
  • Anxiety (about catching covid-19)
  • Exhaustion (from panicking about covid-19)
  • Foot asleep

I’m the Person ‘Your Song’ by Elton John Was Written for, and I Would Like a Real Gift Instead

By Tom Smyth

Now, I understand that their gift is their song, but that wasn’t really what I had expected as a housewarming present when I invited Elton John and Bernie Taupin to a party at my new home, especially after I specifically asked them to bring ice.


Your Personality, Explained by Your Annoying Household Habits

By Nicole Rose Whitaker

“Mopping” with Your Foot and a Clorox Wipe

You’re a visionary who lives by the maxim “There’s got to be a better way.” And that way is yours.


The Average Contestant on British Baking Shows vs. the Average Contestant on American Cooking Shows

By Rebecca Turkewitz

British: Ian’s become known for his ruddy cheeks and big smile, and for always having a carpenter’s pencil tucked jauntily behind one ear.

American: Sarah’s signature look is the thirteen nicotine patches she wears to manage the stress of competition.


A Few Math Problems for Mothers

By Kate Tellers

Felix had an accident during nap time and doesn’t have a spare pair of pants at school. If Felix’s father is listed as the primary point of contact on all documents, how many times does the school call his mother?

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