The New Republic Staff

On Our Cover: The Feminists of Zion
August 01, 2013

This week's cover story is about the Orthodox women of Beit Shemesh, a Jerusalem suburb. They dress modestly and hardly consider themselves feminists.

Video History: The Sad Plight of the Political Wife
August 01, 2013

From the death grip to the vacant stare.

A Visual History of the Evolution of the Penguin Paperback
July 30, 2013

The first penguin paperbacks—including titles by Ernest Hemingway, Agatha Christie, and André Maurois—were published on this day in 1935. At six pence each, they were the same price as a box of cigarettes and much cheaper than hardcovers.

Orhan Pamuk Reading Guide
July 29, 2013

In our latest issue, we published an interview with Nobel Prize–winning novelist Orhan Pamuk. Pamuk studied journalism in college, but in 1975 decided to focus on writing books.

How to Fix Law School
July 23, 2013

Alan Dershowitz, Dahlia Lithwick, and other experts tell us what they'd change.

Our Cover Model: Breaking Bad's Bob Odenkirk
July 21, 2013

Actor Bob Odenkirk graces the cover of the latest issue of The New Republic—not for an article about "Breaking Bad," the AMC show in which he plays sleazy lawyer Saul Goodman, but to accompany Noam Scheiber's story, "The Last Days of Big Law."

Banksy on the Nile: Graffiti Art from the Egyptian Revolution
July 15, 2013

Egypt has recently seen a street-art movement of unprecedented vitality.

Rand Paul Is Keeping His Fingers Crossed
June 17, 2013

Here's the cover image from the latest issue of The New Republic, shot by the photographer Platon. Take note of Senator Paul's left hand (full image below). Read Julia Ioffe's story here.