This weekend, the co-founder of OkCupid may tell you what your dating habits say about you, but he won't tell you to go bat-watching in Central Park. That's our job.
Many complicated tributes to John Updike today. This was a writer with an ambivalent reputation among people of a certain age (and an impossibly glowing one with people of another). But facile opinions tend to fall away at moments like these. The New Yorker's Book Bench has gathered together a slate ... More >>
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