In This Issue
Peter F. Drucker, “Beyond the Information Revolution”; Robert Pinsky, “Poetry and American Memory”; Peter Beinart, “The Rise of Jewish Schools”; William Gay, “Closure and Roadkill on the Life's Highway”; and much more.
Beyond the Information Revolution
The Holocaust and the Catholic Church
Some in the Vatican want to make Pius XII a saint. If they succeed, “the Church will have sealed its second millennium with a lie.”
Poetry and American Memory
The poet laureate reflects on what makes the American people "a people"—and what our poetry can teach us about the "fragile, heroic enterprise of remembering."
Lulu, Queen of the Camels
In its loopy way the dromedary camel is already perfect, but in recent years biologists have been competing to refine it. The motivation comes from camel racing -- the Sport of Sheikhs
On the Big Road
The life and times of a truck-driving poet
Military history pierces the philosophical fog that often surrounds the other humanities.
The Rise of Jewish Schools
The phenomenon comes at a bad time for the public schools—and opens up a new debate over the meaning of "integration."
Closure and Roadkill on the Life's Highway
"Then you'll do it?" Raymer asked. "I'll think about it," Corrie said. "It's a lot of money." She paused. "There's just one thing."
Worth the Trip
What delivers good value for dollar on vacation? Atlantic editors and contributors share their thoughts.
The Sweet of the Sour
Other vinegars have the sweet-sour interest for which balsamic is so admired.
Listening to Lydon
A fluent and erudite public-radio host with an immense topical range shows how a call-in program can be a higher calling.
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