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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Flemish painting of people paying taxes
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Deep Politics / Shallow Politics

Feisal G. Mohamed
May 10, 2018
A typewriter. https://www.flickr.com/photos/22017189@N00/2621358221
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100 Things About Writing a Novel

What to do—and when to do it
Alexander Chee
April 1, 2018
A still of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts in "The Andy Griffith Show."

Mayberry, USA

Visiting the inspiration for this quintessential American town.
Yunte Huang
April 1, 2018
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My Fountain Pen

J. D. McClatchy
April 1, 2018
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Reading

J. D. McClatchy
April 1, 2018
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Remembering a Memoir

An afterword to a new edition of French Lessons
Alice Kaplan
April 1, 2018
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Tolle, Lege

Gregory Pardlo
April 1, 2018
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HMS Bounty

A moment in Venice
Rachel Kushner
November 1, 2017
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The Aquarists

Life, death, and fish
Seth Lerer
November 1, 2017
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Turning the Soil

Cultivating our gardens in times of trouble
Jane Costlow
November 1, 2017