SPOTLIGHT

“The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes Tuesday, June 18, 2024

SPOTLIGHT

“The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Portrait of the Artist

Chris Combs

Surveillance state

Web Essays

Consummated in Exile

A new recording of Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances conveys the breadth of the 20th-century composer’s life’s journey

Asturias Days

Agent 37

Read Me a Poem

“He Asked About the Quality” by C. P. Cavafy

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Book Reviews

Survival Situation

The debate over evolution and its discoverer

Talking Pictures

Tunneling to Freedom

In The Great Escape (1963), the true story of a harrowing breakout from a German POW camp

Camouflage

Read Me a Poem

“Death Fugue” by Paul Celan

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Cover Story

A Forgotten Turner Classic

Who was George Eyser, the one-legged German-American gymnast who astounded at the Olympic Games?

Asturias Days

Four Strong Winds

Measure by Measure

Lilacs for Lincoln (and Kennedy and King)

Roger Sessions, part II

Web Essays

The Great Detached

As a journalist, Tom Wolfe’s greatest asset was his emotional distance from his subjects

View from Rue Saint-Georges

Make Them Work

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Next Line, Please

We Want a Hero

Portrait of the Artist

Carole D’Inverno

Breaking Mountains

Asturias Days

Do or Make

Smarty Pants Podcast

Stitching History

What an old quilt can teach us about antebellum America

Measure by Measure

The Conquered Ear

Roger Sessions’s Eighth Symphony, 50 years after its premiere

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