In this issue:
"Mother May I", by Lizzie Widdicombe: Talking with the founder of a movement devoted to curbing helicopter parenting.
LETTER FROM LIBYA
"The Unravelling", by Jon Lee Anderson: An anti-Islamist general is mounting a divisive campaign in a failing state.
ANNALS OF ENTERTAINMENT
"Brother from Another Mother", by Zadie Smith: Key and Peele’s chameleon comedy.
"Last Girl in Larchmont", by Emily Nussbaum: Joan Rivers radical career.
Also, listen to audio from The New Yorker Festival readings and panel discussions, recorded live in New York City.