July/August 2001

The Atlantic - July/August 2001

Roy Blount Jr., “Mark Twain's Reconstruction”; Peter Godman, “Graham Greene's Vatican Dossier”; Alex Beam, “The Mad Poets Society”; B. R. Myers, “A Reader's Manifesto”; fiction by George Singleton; Brooke Allen on chain bookstores; and much more.

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The Health Benefits of Going Outside

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Where High Tech Meets the 1950s

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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?

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