Weathering the Storm
After a disastrous few months, London’s first Muslim mayor tries to protect his city’s future.
by Sam Knight
As one of the Angola 3, he was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home to face his future.
by Rachel Aviv
The Evolution of Pedro Almodóvar
The Spanish director made a name for himself with raunchy, transgressive films. His latest is a tender adaptation of Alice Munro.
by D. T. Max
How the Light Gets In
At eighty-two, the troubadour has another album coming. Like him, it is obsessed with mortality, God-infused, and funny.
by David Remnick