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?

Read Me a Poem

“Planetarium” by Adrienne Rich

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Portrait of the Artist

Laura S. Lewis

Welding trash into treasure

Smarty Pants Podcast

American Modernism’s Lost Boy-King

The late, great Paul Auster on Stephen Crane

Article

The Redoubtable Bull Shark

Reflecting on one of nature’s most dangerous predators

Asturias Days

A Messy Mix

Read Me a Poem

“Spring” by J. R. Solonche

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Book Reviews

Hometown Heroes

What if the goal is not to make it out of the neighborhood?

Smarty Pants Podcast

Let Us Compare Mythologies

Exploding the Canon, Episode 4

Web Essays

Stereotypes and the City

 What to make of HBO’s attempts to diversify an iconic show?

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