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August in the Apple Orchard

Charles-François Daubigny, Orchard, 1865-69George Bradley’s poem “August in the Apple Orchard” appeared in our Summer 1980 issue. Bradley’s most recent ...

July 31, 2015 03:48 PM

Staff Picks: Local News, Livid Librarians, Loving It All

A still from James Baldwin: The Price of the TicketWhen Ingrid Sischy died last week, most obituaries remembered her primarily as the editor of Interview, which ...

July 31, 2015 01:28 PM

The Melons of Yesteryear, and Other News

Giovanni Stanchi, Watermelons, peaches, pears and other fruit in a landscape, 1645–72.Today in obsolete fruits: a seventeenth-century still life by Giovanni ...

July 31, 2015 08:49 AM

Five Photographs by Ellen Auerbach

From “Ellen Auerbach: Classic Works and Collaborations,” an exhibition at Robert Mann Gallery through August 14. Auerbach, who died in 2004, worked in Berlin ...

July 30, 2015 07:23 PM

Naptime with Mrs. Melville

A portrait of Maria Gansevoort Melville by Ezra Ames, ca. 1815.Yesterday we posted Rick Moody’s introduction to Genoa: A Telling of Wonders, a searching 1965 ...

July 30, 2015 05:27 PM

Thinking Like a Mountain

How Aldo Leopold came to conservationism. Aldo Leopold on a trip to the Rio Gavilan, ca. 1936. Photo: U.S. Forest ServiceOn the first day of April 1944, Aldo ...

July 30, 2015 11:17 AM