Essays

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For Argument's Sake

In praise of high school debate
Becca Rothfeld
The Moment

The Physician as Patient

Medicine after COVID-19
Laura Kolbe

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Camera Mortis

How photographs of the dead helped me mourn
Lili Hamlyn

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My Father's Library

Can you know a man through his books?
Violaine Huisman
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Under the Influence

Is it possible to be an ethical consumer?
Jennifer Stock
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A Glass Essay

Reading Anne Carson post-breakup
Sarah Chihaya

Browse

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The Hall-Mills Murder Trial, 1926

A consideration of death
Harold Schechter
April 1, 2019
A portrait by Picasso of Gertrude Stein.
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“Sitting at the Table” with Stein and Ashbery

“An Occasion” for Thin[g]king
Karin Roffman
April 1, 2019
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“The Lonely Hearts Killer,” 1957-1958

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
March 18, 2019
Northern lights in blue and red on black sky
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How After the Quake You Returned to What Was Lost

A brief moment
Éireann Lorsung
March 11, 2019
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The “American Tragedy” Murder, 1906

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
March 4, 2019
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Ode to my Father’s Boots

On aging
Cornelius Eady
February 28, 2019
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The “Sausage Vat Murder,” 1897

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
February 18, 2019
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Philip Roth, Landlord

A literary rentier
Terena Elizabeth Bell
February 4, 2019
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What Is An Emergency?

On the southern border
Feisal G. Mohamed
January 14, 2019
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Natural and Spiritual Freedom

Martin Hägglund
January 1, 2019