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John Singer Sargent, Violet Paget (Vernon Lee), 1881 Vernon Lee—the pen name of the English writer Violet Paget—was a travel writer, novelist, musician, ...

November 25, 2014 06:38 PM

The Windows on the World Finalists

Earlier this month, we announced our Windows on the World contest, giving readers the chance to have the views from their windows sketched by Matteo Pericoli. ...

November 25, 2014 04:00 PM | 1 comments

The Ballad of Ferguson, Missouri

A man unzipping his fly is vulnerable to attack. Then the zipper got stuck. An angel flies in the window to unstick it. A drone was monitoring all this In real ...

November 25, 2014 01:00 PM | 1 comments

The In-Between Space: An Interview with Shelly Oria

Photo: T. Kira Madden The eighteen stories in New York 1 Tel Aviv 0, Shelly Oria’s debut collection, are beguiling, bizarre, and wise. (One of them, “My ...

November 25, 2014 12:06 PM

When Art Got Expensive, and Other News

Diego Velázquez, Portrait of Juan de Pareja (detail), 1650. Finally available, after forty-one years: Gravity’s Rainbow, the audiobook. It comprises ...

November 25, 2014 09:30 AM | 1 comments

All the President’s Turkeys

Horace Vose with a turkey for President McKinley. Vose secured presidential turkeys for more than thirty-five years. From Turkeys, all varieties: Their care ...

November 24, 2014 07:00 PM