The Atlantic Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The Atlantic at a glance.

Theater, an industry full of optimists, is reckoning with a heartbreaking realization.

Helen Lewis

The Atlantic, 2020

8
How the internet kept running even as society closed down around it

Charles Fishman

The Atlantic, 2020

9

Helen Lewis

The Atlantic, 2020

9
Many small businesses won’t survive, and that will change the landscape of American commerce for years to come.

Anne Lowrey

The Atlantic, 2020

8
The biggest, best-known companies in the digital economy are getting their users hooked on their products — and undermining the pillars of America’s market economy.

Maya MacGuineas

The Atlantic, 2020

9
And start raising kind ones.

Adam Grant and Allison Sweet Grant

The Atlantic, 2019

9
The corona virus exposes the fragility of an economy built on outsourcing and just-in-time inventory

Lizzie O'Leary

The Atlantic, 2020

7
Most cases are not life-threatening, which is also what makes the virus a historic challenge to contain.

James Hamblin

The Atlantic, 2020

9
How new technologies and techniques pioneered by dictators will shape the 2020 election

McKay Coppins

The Atlantic, 2020

9
For 30 years, we’ve trusted human-resources departments to prevent and address workplace sexual harassment. How’s that working out?

Caitlin Flanagan

The Atlantic, 2019

7