1. profile
    Jorie Graham’s Late WorkHow the poet — living with cancer, reeling from her mother’s death, and isolated on an island — wrote one of the finest books of her long career.
  2. power
    House of SpearsOne year ago, Britney Spears was freed from a notorious conservatorship. What possessed her father to seize near-total control of her life?
  3. obits
    Joan Didion and the Courage to Say What You MeanThe lesson to take from her is one of wild conviction.