From the insanity of U.S. gun law to the history of management consulting, the politics of Planned Parenthood to Wonder Woman’s feminist past — browse our complete archive of articles by Jill Lepore.
Monday, May 18
Dave Wilsey was among the American soldiers who liberated Dachau. The letters he left behind complicate the story.
Sunday, May 17
Paul Gayle wants to raise his daughter, but he needs a job and a home. What he gets is 16 lessons on fatherhood from the Obama administration.
How one community is struggling to understand and respond to a cluster of suicides.
On two gay men in Pennsylvania who tried, and failed, to build a commune of their own.
Saturday, May 16
Worried about being kidnapped while on a business trip? A man in Florida teaches courses on how to avoid it.
The 1826 kidnapping – and murder – that begat America’s obsession with Masons.
The case of the disappearing Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.
Friday, May 15
Decades after a young nun was murdered, a group of former Catholic high school students begin to suspect that an abusive priest may have been the culprit.