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The Mail: The Mail
Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: A Proliferation of Bakeries • A Proliferation of Bakeries
Comment: Long Shots
By Any Other Name: Syllabolic
The Pictures: Stargazer
Dept. of Breaking: Future Gold
Sketchpad: Brands to Watch
Profiles: That Was Awkward • Pilvi Takala and the art of excruciation.
Shouts & Murmurs: A Parents’ Guide to Campus Tours
Letter from India: Lives in the Balance • Why do “dowry deaths” persist?
A Reporter at Large: Borderline Chaos • America’s broken immigration system has spawned a national fight, but Congress lacks the will to fix it.
The Sporting Scene: Comebacker • Daniel Bard overcame mysterious control problems to resume his career. Then the problems returned.
Poems: Litter for the Taking
Fiction: Civil Disturbance
Pop Music: The Story of Us • The startling intimacy of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.
A Critic at Large: Eastern Promises • Who lost Russia?
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Mortal Coil • Loving and letting go in Lorrie Moore’s new novel.
Musical Events: Sonic Signatures • The unique sound worlds of Salvatore Sciarrino and Kaija Saariaho.
The Theatre: Dance of Death • “The Comeuppance,” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A challenging puzzle.