In this issue:
"Madmen Theories" by Steve Coll: Never before have two leaders in command of nuclear arsenals more closely evoked a professional wrestling match.
LETTER FROM MYANMAR
"Fallen Idol" by Hannah Beech: The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya reveals what the world didn't understand about Aung San Suu Kyi.
"A Woman's Work" by Jia Tolentino: The attorney takes on Bill Cosby, rape law, and Donald Trump.
THE ART WORLD
"Beyond Beauty" by Peter Schjeldahl: With his sensual rendering of flesh, he wrenched ﬁgurative sculpture from millennia of tradition and sent it tumbling into modernity.
"Spoken For" by Dan Chiasson: In Don't Call Us Dead, the poet brings the unruly power of performance to the written word.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Unreliable Histories" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of American Made and Victoria & Abdul.