April 2023

In This Issue

The new anarchy, the Terminator’s last act, the end of U.S. naval supremacy, and Judy Blume, poet laureate of puberty. Plus the case against euphemism, going To the Lighthouse, your age in your head, Sebastian Barry, nicknames, new fiction by Mona Simpson, and more.

Cover Story

Get the digital edition of this issue.

Subscribers can access PDF versions of every issue in The Atlantic archive. When you subscribe, you’ll not only enjoy all of The Atlantic’s writing, past and present; you’ll also be supporting a bright future for our journalism.




Culture & Critics



Latest Issues