In this issue:
"One Hundred Days" by David Remnick: With his nativist and purely transactional view of politics, he threatens to be democracy’s most reckless caretaker.
THE POLITICAL SCENE
"A Hollywood Story" by Connie Bruck: Did the movies really make Steve Bannon?
LIFE AND LETTERS
"A Long Homecoming" by Ariel Levy: The novelist Elizabeth Strout left Maine, but it didn’t leave her.
"Field Notes" by Emily Nussbaum: The disciplined power of American Crime.