Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Daily Scholar

Neutral Ground Thursdays

Wayne Curtis explores the idiosyncrasies of New Orleans.


Does New Orleans have anniversary fatigue?

Wayne Curtis

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On Science Wednesdays

So More Can Live

With a little money and basic care, more mothers and babies could survive.

Josie Glausiusz

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Next Line, Please Tuesdays

“In my end is my beginning”

David Lehman

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Reading Lessons Mondays

Julian Barnes’s A History of the World in 10 ½ Chapters

A well-told story always feels true

Louis P. Masur

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Epiphanies Fridays

A Note on Stationery

And suddenly the memories revealed themselves

Brian Doyle

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Writers on Writing

The Complete Writing Lessons

Poets, novelists, essayists, journalists, and scholars recall a piece of advice or an experience that was most helpful to their writing career.

Current Issue

Cover Story

The Embattled First Amendment

The Supreme Court is interpreting free speech in new ways that threaten our democracy

Lincoln Caplan

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Book Reviews

A Taste for Higher Math

The numbers that count

Natalie Angier

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Great Escape

On Normandy’s coast a century ago, Claude Debussy fled the war and composed his final piano masterpiece

Sudip Bose

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Confessing and Confiding

Knowing the difference between the two can elevate an essay from therapy to art

Emily Fox Gordon

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