In this issue:
"The Choice" by The Editors: The election of Hillary Clinton is an event that we would welcome for its historical importance, and greet with indescribable relief.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The Unconnected" by George Packer: The Democrats lost the white working class. The Republicans exploited them. Can Hillary Clinton win them back?
"Return to Babel" by Joan Acocella: The rise and fall of Esperanto.
"Sound Waves" by Alex Ross: In New York, the oceanic music of Kaija Saariaho and Gérard Grisey.
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