In this issue:
"Identity Crisis" by Lauren Collins: Notes from a names obsessive.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"The Dream Deferred" by Benjamin Wallace-Wells: Bernie Sanders's not-quite-finished campaign.
"World of Interiors" by Judith Thurman: Rachel Cusk gut-renovates the novel.
"A Family Affair" by Laura Miller: Tom Perrotta's Mrs. Fletcher.
"Paper Trail" by Dan Chiasson: The material poetry of Susan Howe.