Autumn 2006 Issue

Departments

Editor's Note

Rest in Peace

Robert Wilson

Letters

Response to Our Summer Issue

Our readers

Letters From …

Qyteza: The Chicago Connection

Allison Stanger

Commonplace Book

Color

André Bernard

Book Reviews

Birthday Suit

Natalie Angier

Environmentalism for Outsiders

Donald Worster

Peaceable Kingdom

Ingrid D. Rowland

Domestic Insurrection

Adam Goodheart

Eclogues

Robert Wilson

Articles

Getting It All Wrong

Brian Boyd

The proponents of Theory and Cultural Critique could learn a thing or two from bioculture


Lincoln the Persuader

Douglas L. Wilson

Seeking to get people behind his policies, he made himself the best writer for all our presidents


The Man Who Loved Languages
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Richard B. Woodward

A scholar with the ability and audacity to rebuild the Tower of Babel died a year ago, but his controversial project lives on


My Mother’s Body

Mary Gordon

Just remembering her is not enough; resurrecting her is the ultimate goal


Tomorrow Is Another Day

Carol Huang

An Ethiopian student survives a brutal imprisonment by translating Gone with the Wind into his native tongue


Saratoga Bill
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Zachary Sklar

He bet cautiously at the track, but elsewhere he was drawn to those with the odds stacked against them


Bearing Gifts

Anne Matthews


Fiction

The Dome
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Steven Millhauser


The Preacher’s Wife

Dennis McFarland


Poetry

The Leaves Rush, Greening, Back
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Langdon Hammer


Three Poems
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Carl Phillips


Arts

Uncommon Sense

Paul Goldberger

Remembering Jane Jacobs, who wrote the 20th century's most influential book about cities