TNR Best of 2013

A 31-Year-Old Is Tearing Apart the Heritage Foundation
Think Republicans have been making fools of themselves? Blame Michael Needham.
November 24, 2013

Think Republicans Have been Making Fools of themselves? Blame Michael Needham.

Hillary's Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren
November 10, 2013

Elizabeth Warren has become a phenomenon for populist Democrats. And that scares Hillary Clinton.

The Andrew Wylie Rules
How the literary agent still makes millions off highbrow
October 07, 2013

Learning from Andrew Wylie

Scandal at Clinton Inc.
How Doug Band drove a wedge through a political dynasty
September 22, 2013

No one in Bill Clinton’s inner circle did more to shape his post-presidential life than Doug Band. For those who care about the Clintons, that’s a problem.

Stop Forcing Your Kids to Learn a Musical Instrument
September 16, 2013

Our daughter Rebekah, who is in second grade, takes three after-school classes every week. On Monday there is violin; on Wednesday, Hebrew; and on Thursday, ballet.

This Man Moved to a Desert Island to Disappear. Here's What Happened.
September 04, 2013

Is it possible to disappear completely?

Crimes Against Humanities
Now science wants to invade the liberal arts. Don't let it happen.
September 03, 2013

Science goes where it doesn’t belong.

Science Is Not Your Enemy
An impassioned plea to neglected novelists, embattled professors, and tenure-less historians
August 06, 2013

A plea for an intellectual truce.

The Last Days of Big Law
The money is drying up—and America's most storied firms are terrified
July 21, 2013

A dispatch from the last days of big law

The Hell of American Day Care
An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children
April 15, 2013

An investigation into the barely regulated, unsafe business of looking after our children.

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