Elizabeth D Lanoix

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Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs

Archaeologist uncovers human sacrifices and evidence of strife.<p>A recently discovered tomb at a key Egyptian settlement has yielded the largest trove of artifacts ever found in a tomb there—including a young man's burned and scattered bones—and is shedding new light on the ancestors of the …

Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

Letter from the Archive: Saul Bellow’s “A Silver Dish”

One of the pleasures of writing these Letters from the Archive is uncovering hidden gems—great stories that, for whatever reason, have drifted out of the spotlight. Saul Bellow’s “A Silver Dish” isn’t one of those stories. It’s a classic. That said, it’s so good that, today, I was thrilled to read …

Eleven Posts You May Have Missed This Week

This week on newyorker.com, we challenged skeptics of Thomas Piketty’s surprise best-seller, examined the psychology behind eureka moments, and spoke to Dick Cavett about his worst show ever. Here are those stories, and eight more you may have missed.

Weekend Reading: A Family of Bank Robbers, Darwin’s Interest in Photography, and More

In <i>Texas Monthly</i>, Skip Hollandsworth writes about Scott Catt, an engineer in Houston, and his two kids, Hayden (twenty) and Katy (eighteen), who were arrested in 2012 for carrying out a series of bank robberies. Their life before the holdups had its troubles—Scott’s wife died when their kids were …