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Bite Club

Bite Club

Why the 17th-century vampire still haunts us today

Stephanie Bastek

Haunting the Homeland

Haunting the Homeland

Germany has all but forgotten the frenzy of witch trials and wonder doctors of the postwar period—but why?

Stephanie Bastek

A Literary Love Letter to Egypt

A Literary Love Letter to Egypt

The story of Cairo’s first modern bookstore

Stephanie Bastek

The Late, Great, Country House

The Late, Great, Country House

Dissecting the myth of the deteriorating British estate

Stephanie Bastek

Between the Sheets and In the Streets

Between the Sheets and In the Streets

How should we think about sex?

Stephanie Bastek

Nature on Trial

Nature on Trial

What happens when creatures break human rules?

Stephanie Bastek

Drawing in Young Readers

Drawing in Young Readers

The alchemy of children’s illustration

Stephanie Bastek

Outsider Physics

Outsider Physics

A different perspective on the universe

Stephanie Bastek

Skater Boy

Skater Boy

What a board and four wheels can teach us about living

Stephanie Bastek

All the Pretty Horses

All the Pretty Horses

What is it about the relationship between girls and their ponies?

Stephanie Bastek

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Read me a Poem

“There’s a Moon Inside My Body” by Kabir

“There’s a Moon Inside My Body” by Kabir

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“When You Are Old” by W. B. Yeats

“When You Are Old” by W. B. Yeats

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“On Living” by Nâzim Hikmet

“On Living” by Nâzim Hikmet

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Abduction” by Saadi Youssef

“Abduction” by Saadi Youssef

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Lightkeeper” by Carolyn Forché

“The Lightkeeper” by Carolyn Forché

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The child (who was shot dead by soldiers at Nyanga)” by Ingrid Jonker

“The child (who was shot dead by soldiers at Nyanga)” by Ingrid Jonker

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“My Philosophy of Life” by John Ashbery

“My Philosophy of Life” by John Ashbery

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“The Day Is Done” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“The Day Is Done” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“A Woman Speaks” by Audre Lorde

“A Woman Speaks” by Audre Lorde

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

“Lake Echo, Dear” by C. D. Wright

“Lake Echo, Dear” by C. D. Wright

Poems read aloud, beautifully

Amanda Holmes

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Americans in Paris

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

A Conversation with Claude Grunitzky

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

A Conversation with Mira Kamdar

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

A Conversation with Lindsey Tramuta

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

A Conversation with Jordan Mintzer

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

A Conversation with Lauren Collins

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

A Conversation with Mathieu Lefevre

Thomas Chatterton Williams

A Conversation with James McAuley

A Conversation with James McAuley

Thomas Chatterton Williams

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Writing in the Wings

Writing in the Wings

By Dan O’Brien

An excerpt from A Story That Happens: On Playwriting, Childhood, & Other Traumas by Dan O’Brien
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