11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

AdvertisementSupported byBy Kaly SotoOct. 11, 2019Welcome to the weekend. Snow in the Northern Plains, a superstorm in Japan, fighting in Syria and a fast-paced impeachment inquiry — so much to keep up with. Here are some other amazing stories you may have passed right by during this busy week.____ImageCreditDenise Lu and Nadja Popovich/The New York…


Welcome to the weekend.Snow in the Northern Plains, asuperstorm in Japan,fighting in Syriaand a fast-paced impeachment inquiry — so much to keep up with. Here are some other amazing stories you may have passed right by during this busy week.

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If they moved Monet, don’t despair. There arestimulating ideas and unexpected talentsat every turn in the Museum of Modern Art — from Africa, Asia, South America, and African America. (And plenty of works by women.)

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Losing a pregnancy might be theloneliest experience that millions of womenhave faced.

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Welcome to the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day in the name of progress.CreditCreditVictor Moriyama for The New York Times

Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem,but the ecological arson goes onas the Earth warms.

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Hakki Akdeniz built a pizza chain and has 3.5 million followers on Instagram. But hewas once homeless, and returned to the streetsthis week.

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Mr. Farrow writes thatNBC tried to shut down his reporting about sexual assaultand harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

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Joshua Henry of the musical “The Wrong Man” grabs a phone from a patron and tosses it under the risers.CreditCreditJonathan Frank/Reel Time Video Productions

A seized phone. A stopped concert. A text from Rihanna. All are new fuel for aheated debate about theater etiquettein the digital age.

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With “Gemini Man,” about an assassin and his much younger clone, the actor wasforced to confront his career choices— and his director’s view of his career choices.

The biggest YouTuber in the world has beenaccused of being a closet white nationalistand even inspiring mass shootings. He says it’s all a misunderstanding.

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The critic A.O. Scott reflects on theoutsize influence Sontag has had on his lifeas a critic.

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How Sleepy Hollow and the river towns of New York Citywent all in on Halloween.

[Also read: “Witches Are Having Their Hour.”]

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