The Atlantic's literary editor, Benjamin Schwarz discusses his picks with
senior editor Jennie Rothenberg Gritz
Atlantic editors discuss the November issue and four honorees describe their bold visions
Highlights from a two-day gathering of eminent journalists, newsmakers, and historians
James Parker comments on his favorite scenes from VH1's Celebrity Rehab
Benjamin Schwarz deconstructs scenes from Mad Men that reveal Don Draper’s vulnerable side
At a bus stop in Costa Rica, a 9-year-old boy is dropped off by his father and abducted by his mother and her ex-husband. Audio and transcript from the files of Atlantic contributor Nadya Labi.
A poem by Andrew Hudgins, read by the poet
Ta-Nehisi Coates visits Andrew Sullivan at his Provincetown vacation home
to ask questions submitted by Atlantic readers.
Corby Kummer meets farmers and chefs with a passion for fresh, organic produce
James Parker contrasts Russell Brand's lanky sensuality with Ricky Gervais's dumpy materialism
James Fallows shares photos of an ancient Chinese city being reinvented by an American couple
Rachel Dickinson narrates a photo tour of the Erie Canal
A poem by Mary Jo Salter, read by the poet
Images by Anup Kaphle
Jeffrey Goldberg tells Jennie Rothenberg Gritz why Quentin Tarantino's new Nazi-themed movie, Inglourious Basterds, is so novel--and dangerous
Photographer Landon Nordeman shares vivid photographs from his journey through Cuba
James Parker compares serene footage of the 1969 Woodstock festival with the violent frenzy unleashed during the 1999 anniversary concert
Highlights from Jed Rowen’s strange career
Billy Collins reads aloud his poem from the September 2009 Atlantic.