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The Mail: The Mail
Goings On: Goings On
Tables for Two: gertrude’s • 605 Carlton Ave., Brooklyn
New Jersey Postcard: Graves and Golf Balls
Adaptation Dept.: Bat-Mitzvah Girl
Brave New World Dept.: When Beds Fly
The Pictures: Worst Version
Dept. of Public Health: You’ve Been Served • One lawyer’s mission to find the lies in what we eat.
Shouts & Murmurs: Climate-Change Myths
Onward and Upward with the Arts: The Greatest Showman • Liszt defined musical glamour. But pianists now see substance behind the spectacle.
A Reporter at Large: Dangerous Designs • Gene editing gives us transformative powers. But should we use them?
Poems: End of Summer in the Foothills
Sketchbook: Tips for Transporting Children by Bike in New York
Annals of Nature: Talk to Me • Can artificial intelligence allow us to speak to another species?
Poems: The Endlessness
Fiction: Siberian Wood
The Art World: The Great Indoors • How Matthew Wong turned loneliness into a landscape.
Books: Holy Matrimony • George Eliot’s secular sacraments.
Books: Briefly Noted
Books: The Coup • In Ariel Dorfman’s new novel, a billionaire has a scheme to save the planet.
On Television: Higher Calling • Scammers with ambition in “Telemarketers” and “BS High.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A lightly challenging puzzle.