Essays

Working “Up North”

Working “Up North”

Drawn to the Canadian backcountry while measuring Earth’s magnetic field

Josef Eisinger

When History Rhymes

When History Rhymes

The Nikole Hannah-Jones controversy calls to mind an earlier racially motivated effort to stifle free speech at the University of North Carolina

Sally Greene

“Bound to Respect”

“Bound to Respect”

How Black and white reformers transformed the meaning of the Dred Scott decision’s most infamous line

Jonathan W. White

Summertime

Summertime

And the lickin’ is easy

Ann Beattie

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Lists

Skeletons in the Closet

Skeletons in the Closet

Six literary haunted houses to visit this October

Amanda Parrish Morgan

Turning Leaves and Turning Pages

Turning Leaves and Turning Pages

Our Editors

The Case for Empathy

The Case for Empathy

Walk a mile in someone else's words

Richard Wertime

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Our favorite epistolary novels

Our Editors

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The Word—and Weird—of God

The Word—and Weird—of God

By Jayne Ross

An excerpt from A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible by Kristen Swenson
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