The New Yorker Summaries and Reviews

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

The challenges aren’t just technological. They’re managerial.

Cal Newport

The New Yorker, 2020

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

Elizabeth Kolbert

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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Isaac Chotiner

The New Yorker, 2020

Probably, but don’t count yourself out.

Jill Lepore

The New Yorker, 2019

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Cheap and simple medical devices could improve performance and lower health-care costs, but first they have to overcome deeply rooted biases.

Tom Vanderbilt

The New Yorker, 2019

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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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Many Katrina Victims Left New Orleans for Good. What Can We Learn from Them?

Malcolm Gladwell

The New Yorker, 2015

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Is the head of Y Combinator fixing the world, or trying to take over Silicon Valley?

Tad Friend

The New Yorker, 2016

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The critique of economic growth, once a fringe position, is gaining widespread attention in the face of the climate crisis.

John Cassidy

The New Yorker, 2020

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