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In this issue:

COMMENT
"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.

ON TELEVISION
"Last Girl in Larchmont", by Emily Nussbaum: Joan Rivers radical career.

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