Blazer by Gabriela Hearst and vintage shirt. In 2009, Amaryllis Fox flew to Pakistan in the hopes of convincing representatives from three extremist groups not to detonate a bomb in the middle of a crowded city center there. Here’s a community center you would hit, she told them, pointing at a spot on a tourist map. Here are two schools. Here is a mosque. Innocents would die, she told the men, all of whom had ties to Al Qaeda and the Taliban. Americans would die, yes, but so would Muslims, in even greater numbers. Fox appealed to them as men of honor, as men of God. Do not do this thing, she told them. This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Four Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 50 Close Knit Close Knit: Meet the weavers keeping traditional Egyptian tapestrymaking alive. Arts & Culture Issue 50 The Old Gays Inside a Californian TikTok “content house” of a very different stripe. Arts & Culture Issue 50 New Roots The Palestinian art and agriculture collective sowing seeds of community. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Angela Trimbur An all-out tour de force. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Peace & Quiet In the UK, a centuries-old Quaker meeting house encourages quiet reflection. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Free Wheelers On the road with London’s Velociposse Cycling Club.