Ellery Sedgwick

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    The editor of The Atlantic from 1909 to 1938 called on the United States to abandon its neutrality and enter the war “purely for a world idea.”

  • Willa Cather

    Ellery Sedgwick reviews Willa Cather's, Under Forty— a collection of critical essays—and pays tribute to her talent and taste

  • Mr. Roosevelt

    Contemporary appraisals of men in public life are more apt to amuse than to enlighten posterity, and of all public men of our time, with the…

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (and Why)

Cooking for yourself is one of the surest ways to eat well.

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Before Tinder, a Tree

Looking for your soulmate? Write a letter to the "Bridegroom's Oak" in Germany.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

People spend too much time indoors. One solution: ecotherapy.

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

Why did Green Bank, West Virginia, ban wireless signals? For science.

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Yes, Quidditch Is Real

How J.K. Rowling's magical sport spread from Hogwarts to college campuses

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Would You Live in a Treehouse?

A treehouse can be an ideal office space, vacation rental, and way of reconnecting with your youth.

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