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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The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile the patriarch of a family farm

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Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."

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Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."

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An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground

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The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."

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