August 10, 2019 | News | No Comments
The documentarian Nanfu Wang explores the traumatic effects of one of the biggest social experiments in history. The New Yorker airs its last interview with the late writer Toni Morrison. And drones promise to change the way we shop, migrate, and even fight wars, but, for the professional drone racers Jordan Temkin, Zachry Thayer, and Travis McIntyre, the machines promise something else: adrenaline.
Toni Morrison Talks with Hilton Als
The Nobel laureate on her last novel, writing in the modern era, and how her father shaped her understanding of the world.
The Rippling Effects of China’s One-Child Policy
Nanfu Wang grew up under China’s one-child policy. But it wasn’t until she became pregnant that she began to question the law.
Ian Frazier Among the Drone Racers
The New Yorker’s Ian Frazier, holding on for dear life, looks at the birth of a new sport: high-speed drone racing.