Valerie Martin, “Being Saint Francis”; Michael Joseph Gross, “The Queen Is Dead”; Peter Schrag, “'High Stakes Are for Tomatoes'”; Francis Davis on Charlie Hayden; and much more.
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Once a gay icon, Judy Garland has become an embarrassment
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Statewide testing of students, with penalties for failure, has run into opposition from parents across the political spectrum
Why cyberspace isn't anyplace.
Many American corporations rely on the security of "workplace-recovery centers" -- fully equipped but empty office space reserved for the moment when disaster strikes.
Italy's Piedmont region has much more to offer the visitor than wine and truffles.
Almost half of the fencers on the U.S. Olympic team are African-Americans from the inner city -- all students of one remarkable man.
John Cowper Powys wrote about "the three incomprehensibles": sex, religion, and nature. And wrote. And wrote
Michael Harrington, the author of The Other America,was the most charismatic figure on the American left in the past half century. His case for a democratic socialism takes on new meaning in the age of globalization.
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A farewell toast to Phoebe-Lou Adams
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