Elizabeth Winkler, Wall Street Journal

Elizabeth Winkler

Wall Street Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Elizabeth:

‘The Candy House’ Review: Upload Fever

In Jennifer Egan’s novel, a tech titan wants to move consciousness to the cloud. → Read More

‘Intimations’ Review: Scenes from a Global Humbling

Zadie Smith’s essays capture the strange discoveries of life under lockdown. → Read More

‘The Fairest of Them All’ Review: Grimm and Grimmer

She is ‘Sodewa Bai’ in India and ‘Snaefridr’ in Nordic regions. One trait never changes: unsurpassed beauty. → Read More

The Architect Who Wants to Rebuild Notre Dame as It Was

Philippe Villeneuve, who oversees France’s historic monuments, is resisting efforts to rebuild the cathedral’s iconic spire with a ‘contemporary’ touch → Read More

Colum McCann Wants to Knock Readers Off Balance

In his new novel “Apeirogon,” the author of “Let the Great World Spin” experiments with form to tell the stories of two grief-stricken fathers in the Middle East. → Read More

Laszlo Bock Thinks Machine Learning Can Make Work Better

A Google veteran’s new firm uses artificial intelligence to send employees ‘nudges’ to prod them toward changes likely to produce a happier workforce → Read More

Mathematics Pioneer Ingrid Daubechies Has More Barriers to Break

Best known for her work on “wavelets,” she wants to reduce the obstacles to women entering the sciences. → Read More

An Antarctic Explorer’s Mental Journey

Endurance athlete Colin O’Brady was the first person to cross the frozen continent alone and unaided—thanks to an epiphany with 77 miles to go → Read More

The CIA’s Former Chief of Disguise Drops Her Mask

Jonna Mendez served 27 years undercover, crafting wigs, prosthetic noses, false teeth and masks that could be peeled off like Tom Cruise’s in ‘Mission: Impossible’ → Read More

A Survivor’s Memories of the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

In a new memoir, the French writer Philippe Lançon tries to make sense of the 2015 terrorist attack on the Paris satirical weekly. → Read More

How Kathryn Sullivan Became the First American Woman to Walk in Space

A pioneering NASA astronaut is now working to save the Earth’s environment. → Read More

Mo Rocca Sees Dead People

In a best-selling book of offbeat obituaries, the humorist and correspondent for “CBS Sunday Morning” remembers “people I think of as undervalued stocks.” → Read More

Boston Celtic Enes Kanter Calls Foul on Repression in Turkey

The outspoken NBA center has been labeled a “terrorist” by his native country’s government for his association with an exiled cleric. → Read More

John le Carré Spies a Britain Adrift

The MI6 officer turned novelist still uses the habits of his espionage background to size up people and characters → Read More

The Impatience of Choreographer Mark Morris

In a new memoir, a dance pioneer characterizes his style as simultaneously contrarian and conservative → Read More

Ted Danson Is in a ‘Good Place’ These Days

In NBC’s quirky comedy, the former star of “Cheers” and “CSI” relishes mixing moral philosophy with “9-year-old fart humor.” → Read More

Sprint, T-Mobile Merger Chances Take Another Hit

Sprint and T-Mobile have suffered a significant setback as they await Justice Department approval for their union. → Read More

Sprint and T-Mobile Still Face Their Toughest Hurdle

While the FCC and the Justice Department often move in lockstep, the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint might be one of those instances where they don’t. → Read More

The Mall Meltdown Continues

Mall-based retailers reported dismal earnings last week, reminding investors of the sector’s fundamental problems. → Read More

Terrible Tuesday for Department Stores

Kohl’s and J.C. Penney reported disappointing quarterly results, setting off a tumble in the department-store sector. → Read More