In this issue:
"Americanisms" by Adam Gopnik: As the president rejects our foundational principles, all we can turn to is our instinct for shared defiance.
"Journeyman" by Patrick Radden Keefe: Anthony Bourdain's moveable feast.
"Not All There" by Joyce Carol Oates: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Viet Thanh Nguyen tells stories about people poised between their devastated homeland and their affluent adopted country.
"X Marks the Spot" by Emily Nussbaum: Legion provides the backstory of a fringe X-Man who was once deemed too disturbing to be part of the team.
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"International Relations" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of A United Kingdom and Land of Mine.