Nuclear and Environmental
The New York Times, “Postcards from a World on Fire.”
Keith Collins, Josh Williams, Denise Lu, “Before and after the Tornado: Devastation in a Historic Neighborhood.”
David E. Sanger and William J. Broad, “As China Speeds Up Nuclear Arms Race, the US Wants to Talk.”
And Ben Smith, “A Comedy Nails the Media Apocalypse.”
Lynsey Chutel and Richard Pérez-Peña, “Prior Infection Is Little Defense against Virus Variant, Scientists Say.”
Politics and Economics
Katie Benner, Catie Edmondson, Luke Broadwater, and Alan Feuer, “Meadows and the Band of Loyalists: How They Fought to Keep Trump in Power.”
Reid J. Epstein and Nick Corasaniti, “Republicans Gain Heavy House Edge in 2022 as Gerrymandered Maps Emerge.”
Emma Goldberg, “The Worst of Both Worlds: Zooming from the Office.”
William Deresiewicz, “Human History Gets a Rewrite.”
And the Journal of Universal Rejection.
Theory and Criticism
Courtney Jacobs and James Zeigler, eds., “Big, Ambitious Novels by Twenty-First-Century Women, Part 2,” special issue, Genre.
W. J. T. Mitchel, “Sounding the Idols,” special issue, The Brooklyn Rail.
Hannah Zeavin, “Glasses for the Voice,” review of Diminished Faculties: A Political Phenomenology of Impairment, by Jonathan Sterne.
Michael Dango, Crisis Style: The Aesthetics of Repair.
Benjamin Kunkel, “Sense and Sensibility,” review of Everything and Less: The Novel in the Age of Amazon, by Mark McGurl.
Christian P. Haines, review of Influx and Efflux: Writing Up with Walt Whitman, by Jane Bennett.
Literature and Culture
Clyde McGrady, “Why bell hooks Didn’t Capitalize Her Name.”
Adrien Horton, “A Life in Quotes: bell hooks.”
Michael Schulman, “On Succession, Jeremy Strong Doesn’t Get the Joke.”
Devin William Daniels and Kimberly Quiogue Andrews, “Get in the Cage,” special issue on Nicolas Cage, Post45.
Lindsay Zoladz, “Let’s Look Back on 2021, When We Couldn’t Stop Looking Back.”
Kaitlyn Tiffany, “When Multilevel Marketing Met Gen Z.”
And Miriam Jayaratna, “Famous Male Writers Text ‘U Up?'”
Poetry and Nonfiction
Humanities and Higher Education
Barry Eidlin, “A New Force in American Labor: Academe.”
Dan Bauman, “Just Rewards?”
Paul F. Campos, “Coaches and Presidents Are Robbing Us.”
Audrey Williams June, “Undergraduate Enrollment Has Continued Its Decline.”
Stefanie D. Niles, “Inside the Admissions Pressure Cooker.”