Web Exclusives

  • Blues Cola de Lagarto   Su frenesí candentede espiral infinitamuere, revive– blues cola de lagarto –...
  • When we asked Yousef Khanfar, guest editor of our March 2013 issue, to come up with a list of his favorite photography books, he sent us the following list of thirty-two essential titles. These are in addition to the many books by the twenty...
  • Finding Poetry Under the Open Sky Editorial note: Inside the January 2013 print edition, five poets pay tribute to poetry trails throughout the United States:  “Lift This New Glimpse That You Found” The William Stafford Path | Lake Oswego,...
  • This video was recorded September 28, 2012, during the Neustadt Festival Banquet in Norman, Oklahoma, where Indian-Canadian writer Rohinton Mistry accepted the 2012 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and gave the following acceptance speech...
  • Photo by Bu Yousef/Flickr At the Market in Baghdad, 1940 Every morning the elder took his sons to pray,then let them swim through the heat of the dijlawhile he and his servant went to market, the Suuq Hannoun,to buy food for the day. ...
  • Photo Shannalee/Flickr In the first translation of his work into English, South Korean writer Kim Kyŏnguk imagines an ad executive confronting a man who may be his former school nemesis. And as in other anxious...
  •   Romantic Disagreement Of course I amagainst disturbing the moon.For many reasons.Not only is it an unseemly exaggeration—personally I’ve long avoided exaggeratingbecause of exhaustion—but it is also improper.So far, the moon’s relations with the...
  • In a haze of marijuana and beer, a vacationing photojournalist discusses the state of humanity with a West Indian boy. What are we without our addictions, our distractions, and are we doomed if we hold onto them? Photo by...
  • Dipika Mukherjee
    Dipika Mukherjee. Photo by Bobo Lin, Shanghai. Dipika Mukherjee wrote the following poem in response to the August 5, 2012, Sikh gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin.     My name is Simran.I am Sikh.  Thousands of dollars...
  • As this story about changing laws and changing times in South Africa reveals, repealing the letter of a law will not necessarily kill its insidious spirit. Photo illustration by Jen Rickard. Vuyo, the book (which is...

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