Essays

Essays

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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Bengali Baboo

Deborah Baker
July 1, 2018
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Great Aunt Dorothea Mendelssohn

or, Foam on the wave
Lily Tuck
July 1, 2018
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In the Tank

George Jackson and prison as a system of terror
Tom Sleigh
July 1, 2018
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Unliving Hands

Lyric Distance in Owen’s “Anthem for Doomed Youth”
Adam Keller
July 1, 2018
The tombstone of Naomi Wise.
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The Murder of “Omie Wise,” 1808

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
June 29, 2018
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The Colt-Adams Affair, 1841

Notes on a murder
Harold Schechter
June 25, 2018
A detail of a screaming face
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Sensitivity/Enlightenment

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
June 5, 2018
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The Trunk Murders, 1931

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
May 27, 2018
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Religion/Fundamentalism

A distinction
Feisal G. Mohamed
May 21, 2018
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The Kidnapping of Little Charley Ross, 1874

Notes on a killing
Harold Schechter
May 14, 2018