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Literary Postcards

The writer’s vocation in J. F. Powers’s correspondence.

Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07 • By JOSEPH BOTTUM

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Artist at work, Greenwich Village, ca. 1935

It Takes a Village

Bohemia at the bottom of Manhattan.

Oct 21, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 07 • By FRED SIEGEL

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Allied Supreme Command in London, February 1944

An End in Sight

The final act of the war against Hitler in the West.

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43 • By NELSON D. LANKFORD

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AP

This American World

The ‘last, best hope of earth’ goes global.

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43 • By EDWARD SHORT

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National Lampoon

Laughing Last

How yesterday’s insurgents became today’s Establishment.

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43 • By MICHAEL HEATON

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Ben

Lights of Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin introduces the modern world to the New World.

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43 • By PATRICK ALLITT

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Getty

Bases Loaded

The smooth moves, and rough edges, of baseball’s infancy.

Jul 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 43 • By JAMES BOWMAN

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Second Chance Sanford

3:19 PM, Jun 13, 2013 • By MICHAEL WARREN

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‘Portrait of Henri Cordier’ by Gustave Caillebotte (1883)

Truth of the Matter

The writing and editing of ‘fact.’

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN

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‘Solomon’s Judgment’ by Franc Caucig (ca. 1817)

Wisdom of the Sage

The idea, and the reality, of King Solomon.

Jun 17, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 38 • By AARON ROTHSTEIN

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Marilynne Robinson

The Human Factor

The family of man seems to confuse its latest therapist.

Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37 • By MICAH MATTIX

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Herman Wouk in Times Square, 1962

Morningstar in America

An underrated novel gets some overdue attention.

Jun 10, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 37 • By JONATHAN LEAF

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Cardinal Newman

Cardinal Virtue

Style and substance in the voice of John Henry Newman.

Jun 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36 • By EDWARD SHORT

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dpa / everett collection

Franz K. on Trial

The inner meaning of the outsider Kafka.

Jun 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36 • By SUSANNE KLINGENSTEIN

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John D. Rockefeller Jr., ca. 1943

Follow the Money

What people do with their wealth is whose business?

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35 • By MARTIN MORSE WOOSTER

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