In this issue:
"Illiberal Arts" by David Remnick: Donald Trump and the stress test of liberal democracy.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Story of a Face" by Rebecca Mead: A trans woman finds the surgery she needs to just be herself.
LETTER FROM HOLLYWOOD
"The Dresser" by Sheila Marikar: Andrew Weitz spruces up Hollywood's reluctant Zoolanders.
ONWARD AND UPWARD WITH THE ARTS
"Dreamland" by Lauren Collins: India Mahdavi's polychromatic vision.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Second Time as Farce" by Anthony Lane: A review of The Death of Stalin.
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