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The Mail: The Mail
Goings On About Town: This Week
Tables for Two: Hot-Pot Marathon
Comment: Cold War 2.0
Recuperation Dept.: Nice Things
The Pictures: Entrepreneur
Wellness Dept.: Safeguarding
Sketchpad: Street-Cleaning Solutions
Brave New World Dept.: Talking to Ourselves • Can artificial minds heal real ones?
Shouts & Murmurs: Twitter Check Marks, Updated
The Control of Nature: Elemental Need • Phosphorus helped save our way of life—and now threatens to end it.
Annals of Higher Education: The End of the English Major • Enrollment in the humanities is in free fall at colleges around the country. What happened?
Poems: A Graveyard in New England
A Reporter at Large: The Price of Belief • The unravelling of Wirecard, the biggest fraud in German history.
Fiction: Snowy Day
Poems: Put My House
Pop Music: Shocking the Consciousness • The New Age sounds of Laraaji.
Books: Marvellous Things • The worlds of Italo Calvino.
Books: Writer’s Bloc • What a Serbian British novelist makes of her homelands.
Books: Briefly Noted
On Television: The After-Party • The return of “Party Down,” on Starz.
The Current Cinema: Making Tracks • “Cocaine Bear” and “The Quiet Girl.”
CARTOON CAPTION CONTEST
Puzzles & Games Dept.: The Crossword • A moderately challenging puzzle.