In this issue:
"Eurotrump" by Amy Davidson: When Trump talks about Europe, it tends to be as a land of his own imagining. Last week, the real Europe fell out of step with him.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Trump's Money Man" by Jane Mayer: How Robert Mercer, a reclusive hedge-fund tycoon, exploited America's populist insurgency.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"The Listener" by Michael Schulman: Lynn Nottage's plays give voice to the disenfranchised.
"Life as Fiction" by Ruth Franklin: A novel about the novelist Jerzy Kosinski.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Pretty and Gritty" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Beauty and the Beast and T2Trainspotting.