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Essays

The Wondrous Banality of Democracy

Counting the votes in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
John Fabian Witt
November 13, 2020
Photograph of white house
Essays

Soup Can; or, On Hospitality

Anything can become a weapon in America, especially against those who dare to cross the color line
Wendy S. Walters
September 1, 2020
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Poetry

Storm Warning

Randy Blasing
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Poetry

Ernest Lawrence

John Canaday
April 1, 2019
A stack of old issues of The Yale Review. Courtesy Pentagram
Poetry

Midwinter Letter

Geoffrey Brock
April 1, 2019
An old photo of baseball players
Essays

Loss

When yearning is a pleasure
Sarah Manguso
January 1, 2020
Plinth with a shadow of a bust on top
Fiction

Save the Pedestals

Ivan Vladislavic
January 1, 2020
black and white photo of picture frames and scattered sculptural items
Portfolio

A Forger’s Art

A portfolio of the work of Adolfo Kaminsky, the forger who saved the lives of 14,000 Jews, then took to the streets as silent witness to post-war life
Adolfo Kaminsky
September 1, 2020
A muddy scene at Bellingshausen, a Russian Antarctic base on King George Island. Loranchet / Creative Commons.
Poetry

Nostos

Aria Aber
January 1, 2020