Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Daily Scholar

Epiphanies Fridays

On Fridays, Brian Doyle discovers the small miracles of everyday life.

Eínai Enas Fto̱chós Podosfairistí̱s

Keep the ball out of the net, and deck someone if you need to

Brian Doyle

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Neutral Ground Thursdays

Get up, Get down, Turn Around

Building a post-Katrina entrepreneurial culture

Wayne Curtis

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On Science Wednesdays

Witch Hunts

Not the metaphorical kind

Josie Glausiusz

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Next Line, Please Tuesdays

The Two-Line Poem

David Lehman

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Reading Lessons Mondays

J. D. Salinger’s Nine Stories

Stealth greatness

David Huddle

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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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