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

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Communalism in the Veld

Rethinking property in South Africa
Glen Retief
March 1, 2022
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More Joy and Less Cool

What it means to be a skater
José Vadi
March 1, 2022
Illustration of fluid black shapes and chairs by Laura Padilla Castellanos
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The Black Shape Slumped in a Chair

Kerry James Marshall and the Taliesin murders
Aisha Sabatini Sloan
March 1, 2022
Illustration of three rows of chairs by Laura Padilla Castellanos
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Unspeakable Pain

What doctors don't hear
Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas
March 1, 2022
Illustration of a figure falling against a green background
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Who Owns Your Story?

Transcending the trauma narrative
Aminatta Forna
February 28, 2022
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Coming to Terms

How do we find the words for our grief?
Mona Arshi
January 24, 2022
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The Century

Farewell to a building—and a time
Langdon Hammer
January 19, 2022
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Against the Stream

The forgotten pleasures of analog media
Jason Guriel
January 10, 2022
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My Mother and The Exorcist

How horror reconciled me to loss
Marlena Williams
December 20, 2021
Graphic with open door and sheer curtains by Tung Chau.
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On Going Outside

What Edgar Allan Poe taught me about life post-lockdown
Emily Ogden
December 13, 2021