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The New Yorker, May 20th 2019 (John Jeremiah Sullivan, Rebecca Mead, James Wood)

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In this issue:

COMMENT
"Last Chances" by Elizabeth Kolbert: Climate change and the new age of extinction.

PROFILES
"Folk Like Us" by John Jeremiah Sullivan: Rhiannon Giddens and the evolving legacy of black string-band music.

ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Self-Portrait of a Lady" by Rebecca Mead: Joanna Hogg, whose films center on well-to-do Britons, now tells her own story.

BOOKS
"The Time of Your Life" by James Wood: Can secularists bring religious intensity to redeeming our actual existence?

THE CURRENT CINEMA
"The Write Stuff" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of All Is True and Tolkien.

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