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Goings On About Town: This Week • As ever, it’s advisable to confirm engagements in advance and to check the requirements for in-person attendance.
Tables for Two: Zaza Lazagna
Comment: A Post-Roe Threat
Take Picture, Part II: Bad Girl
Truth in Television: Grilling the Gilt
London Postcard: Mindfulness Zone
Olympics Junior: Fast
Annals of Medicine: Change of Heart • The first successful transplantation from pig to human may solve a donor shortage.
Shouts & Murmurs: Dear Ethicist, I've Planted Two Bombs
On and Off the Avenue: Getting Rid of It • After Marie Kondo, what?
Sketchbook: Overheard at the Central Park Zoo
Profiles: Late Harvest • Wendell Berry renounced modernity sixty years ago, but his ideas have never been more pressing.
Poem: From “an Otherwise”
A Reporter at Large: After the Fall • The Taliban fought for decades to retake Afghanistan. How will they rule?
Fiction: So Late in the Day
Poem: Leaving the Field
A Critic at Large: Spirit House • Aleshea Harris’s Black village onstage.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: Motherless Tongue • In the fiction of Yoko Tawada, every language is foreign.
Books: Arts and Leisure • What Florine Stettheimer brought to American art.
The Art World: Head On • The portraits of Hans Holbein the Younger.
The Theatre: Fine Print • “The Merchant of Venice” and “Wolf Play” expose legal fictions.
On Television: The Showman • “We Need to Talk About Cosby,” on Showtime.
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A challenging puzzle.