For years, employees of the Pierre enjoyed some of the most enviable union jobs in New York City. Then the pandemic brought it all to an abrupt halt.
“As RHDV2 is poised to become endemic in the United States, the vaccine, which is the one thing that might stop it, is now caught up in the contradictions of rabbits.” The latest New Yorker feature from Susan Orlean tracks a highly contagious, deadly virus among rabbits.
“Even as Iranians speculate about who will succeed Khamenei, many believe that, whoever becomes Supreme Leader, the revolution is no longer salvageable.”
A group of volunteers is helping incarcerated people negotiate a system that is all but broken.
Jia Tolentino profiles Man Booker Prize-winning novelist Marlon James upon the publication of his newest book, “Black Leopard, Red Wolf.”
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes about how her family is reckoning with her Igbo great-grandfather’s work in the transatlantic slave trade.
Without naming names, Dana Goodyear recounts how former employees of Harvey Weinstein are feeling since more than four dozen women have come forward with allegations against him.
Cat Marnell’s new memoir How to Murder Your Life, like Julia Phillips’ famous You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again, is an extreme spectacle of women in capitalism.
The secret world of the flavor factory: the consumption of food flavorings is one of the modern era’s most profound collective acts of submission to illusion.