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A Job in the Neighborhood

Joseph Epstein evaluates his teaching.

Nov 23, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 11 • By JOSEPH EPSTEIN


Looking for a place in Chicago

The Great Apartment Hunt

Joseph Epstein's sweet home, Chicago

Aug 27, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 46

Cartoon of a man looking bored at the opera

The Proustian Solution

Joseph Epstein, concertgoer on the edge of his seat.

May 28, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 35

French political cartoon

Why Captain Dreyfus?

The shame and redemption of France.

May 21, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 34

Epstein Amazon

Down the AmaZone

Joseph Epstein, anxious author.

Apr 2, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 28

Photo of Bianca Jagger, Halston, Tatum O’Neal, Steve Rubell at Studio 54

Memoirs of a Voyeur

A firsthand account of the second-rate.

Mar 5, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 24

Caricature of a car salesman

Dancing with Wolves

Joseph Epstein, bitten buyer

Feb 13, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 21

Photo of Wolcott Gibbs, Dorothy Parker, and James Thurber

There at the New Yorker

The wit and wisdom of Wolcott Gibbs

Dec 12, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 13

Cartoon of a kindle at the cleaners

Kindle at the Cleaners

Joseph Epstein, by the book

Nov 14, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 09

Steve Jobs

The Genius Bar

3:00 PM, Oct 11, 2011

Bye, Bye, High Five

Bye, Bye, High Five

Joseph Epstein, handshake man

Sep 26, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 02

Sammy Sosa Photo

The Old Ball Game

The mystic chords of the National Pastime.

Aug 8, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 44

Preparing for battle

Bring It On, Fyodor Mikhailovich

Joseph Epstein, finally well read

Jun 13, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 37


Katie in Kabul

Joseph Epstein, last of the news-watchers

May 30, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 35



No longer blind to the greatness of this versatile Greek.

May 9, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 32

New York

Moral Rest in Old New York

Joseph Epstein loves New York

Apr 11, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 29

Lower Education

Lower Education

Sex toys and academic freedom at Northwestern.

Mar 21, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 26

The Rahmbomb

The Rahmbomb

And other Chicago players

Feb 21, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 22

Gentleman of Letters

Gentleman of Letters

John Gross, 1935-2011.

Jan 24, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 18

Dr. Do and Mr. Hide

Dr. Do and Mr. Hide

Joseph Epstein, doer

Jan 17, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 17

History Man

History Man

The adventures of Hugh Trevor-Roper.

Dec 13, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 13

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