The 8.28.22 Issue


  1. Photo
    Cecilia Vicuña installing her show at the Guggenheim in May.
    CreditStefan Ruiz for The New York Times

    Cecilia Vicuña’s Desire Lines

    After decades on the margins, the 74-year-old Chilean sculptor and poet has improbably become one of this year’s most acclaimed.


  1. Eat

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

    Behold the Fruit Sandwich

    In this Japanese treat, ripe, seasonal gems are enrobed in cream and nestled between slices of milk bread.


  2. Poem

    CreditIllustration by R. O. Blechman

    Poem: Lipstick Elegy

    This poem explores all the distances between mothers and their children, the frayed seams between countries and cultures.

    By Paul Tran and

  3. Judge John Hodgman

    CreditIllustration by Louise Zergaeng Pomeroy

    Judge John Hodgman on Taking the Chargers

    A family disagrees on whether the electronic accessory should be communal or not.