The 8.7.22 Issue

Highlights

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    CreditMamadi Doumbouya for The New York Times

    Talk

    Neil Gaiman Knows What Happens When You Dream

    “Every night,” says the genre-busting author of “The Sandman,” now on Netflix, “we close our eyes, fall asleep and go mad.”

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    CreditChris Simpson for The New York Times. Food stylist: Maggie Ruggiero. Prop stylist: Sophia Pappas.

    Eat

    A Creamy, Spicy Dip Unlike Any Other

    The Houston chef Dawn Burrell brings her biography to everything she cooks, like her creamed collard greens spiked with chile sauce.

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  1. Letter of Recommendation

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    I Collect Souvenir Spoons. I Can Explain.

    Those airport gift-shop mementos are a link to the past — and to future trips my father and I might have shared.

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