In this issue:
"Long, Hot Summers" by Evan Osnos: The G.O.P. is standing by as President Trump upends American security.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Impossible Choice" by Sam Knight: With Brexit looming, Theresa May battles Trump, Europe, and her own party.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Promiscuous Painting" by Zadie Smith: Henry Taylor's portraits of American life.
"Just Perfect" by Adam Gopnik: Can we learn from the great late-nineteenth-century utopians?
"Accept the Mystery" by Laura Miller: A début novel about faith, loss, and violence.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"All That Glitters" by Anthony Lane: Reviews of McQueen and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.