The New Yorker Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from The New Yorker at a glance.

CO2 could soon reach levels that, it’s widely agreed, will lead to catastrophe.

Elizabeth Kolbert

The New Yorker, 2017

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Why assessing the state of the world is harder than it sounds.

Joshua Rothman

The New Yorker, 2018

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What a Texas town can teach us about health care.

Atul Gawande

The New Yorker, 2009

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Nicolas Niarchos

The New Yorker, 2018

8
Meitu’s apps are changing what it means to be beautiful in the most populous country on Earth.

Jiayang Fan

The New Yorker, 2017

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Patrick Radden Keefe

The New Yorker, 2017

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New discoveries about the human mind show the limitations of reason.

Elizabeth Kolbert

The New Yorker, 2017

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Scientists searching for ways to restore hearing have been making a number of promising discoveries.

David Owen

The New Yorker, 2017

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It’s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it’s scarcer than you think.

David Owen

The New Yorker, 2017

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Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it?

Nathan Heller

The New Yorker, 2017

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