Category: Magazine

Features, columns, essays and photography from The New York Times Magazine.

Afghan War Casualty Report: Jan. 11-17

The following report compiles all vital safety incidents confirmed by New York Times reporters all through Afghanistan from the previous seven days. It is essentially incomplete as many native officers refuse to substantiate casualty...

New Sentences: From a Poem by Ben Purkert

‘I’d like to fulfill my bones.’ — From the poem “If I Shut My Eyes, What Other Doors in Me Fly Open,” by Ben Purkert, within the assortment “For the Love of Endings” (Four...

Behind the Cover: Game of Bones

Bill Wasik, deputy editor: “For this week’s cowl story on the science of paleogenomics, we have been lucky to have the photographer David Maurice Smith on task within the island nation of Vanuatu. In...