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In this week’s issue, Emily Nussbaumreviews the Netflix series “Happy Valley”:
"There’s something refreshing about how ‘Happy Valley’ treats violence not as power but as chaos, an inevitable psychological decay that causes even the worst criminals to turn on one another as the cops close in."
“Doing fashion illustrations is part of my work, but for me it’s all about women,” Lorenzo Mattotti, the artist behind this week’s cover, says. Read more about his inspiration and look through a selection of his work.
Ivan Kreilkampreflects on a trend in clickbait polemics:
" ‘Against [X]’ is a symptom of a liberal culture’s longing to escape its own strictures; it’s the desire of thoughtful and nuanced people to shed their inhibitions and issue fearsome dicta. We feel that we must be fair and evenhanded in our prose, but in our titles we can fly a pirate’s flag."