SPOTLIGHT

The Support Ship

By Clellan Coe Wednesday, July 24, 2024

SPOTLIGHT

The Support Ship

By Clellan Coe Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Read Me a Poem

“The Last Words of My English Grandmother”

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Portrait of the Artist

Sheep Jones

Swimming below the surface

Essays

Martha Foley’s Granddaughters

What the esteemed literary editor never knew about the life of her troubled son, David Burnett

Asturias Days

Last Laugh

Read Me a Poem

“À une passante” by Charles Baudelaire

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Smarty Pants Podcast

Bathing Badasses

Vicki Valosik gets submerged in the history of synchronized swimming

Essays

To Catch a Sunset

Reflections on allergies, anxieties, and the limits of familial love

Asturias Days

Woman in a Red Raincoat

Read Me a Poem

“Peter Quince at the Clavier” by Wallace Stevens

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Tuning Up

Just When You Thought It Wasn’t Safe …

How Wilbert Longfellow turned America into a nation of swimmers

Essays

Imperfecta

Her brother’s disease leads a writer to challenge how we conceive of human abnormality in the emerging era of gene editing

Asturias Days

Mystery Solved!

Read Me a Poem

“The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry

Poems read aloud, beautifully

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

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A Forgotten Turner Classic

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

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We Are the Borg

Is the convergence of human and machine really upon us?

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A Forgotten Turner Classic

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

Gallery

Femmes Fantastiques
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Mickalene Thomas and the art of remixing

Book Reviews

We Are the Borg

Is the convergence of human and machine really upon us?

Commonplace Book

Commonplace Book