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Miscellany

Last Mile

The art of urine in the age of fulfillment

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Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Looking for demons in a disenchanted world

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Down the Hatch

On the road with the last American carnival sideshow

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Bright Flight

The mysteries of firefly synchrony

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Another Green World

Can the planet’s ecosystems be replicated?

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The Odor of Things

Solving the mysteries of scent

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The Crow Whisperer

What happens when we talk to animals?

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The Grove

Then she suggested I make a list of all the things I’m grateful for. No entry is too small or mundane: access to clean water, fast internet, the weeping habit…

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Reason Not the Need

Self-storage and the dream of infinite space

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False Dawn

A zuihitsu from the early months of the pandemic

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Out of Time

The un-becoming of self

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Notes to Self

Lincoln’s private thoughts on fate, failure, slavery, and belief

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Bumpy Ride

Why America’s roads are in tatters

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Labor’s Schoolhouse

Lessons from the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913

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Bee-Brained

Inside the competitive Indian-American spelling community

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Little Things

The outsized pleasures of the very small

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The Notes of Patrick Modiano

A young writer finds his voice on the radio

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So Subtle a Catch

The illicit attraction of the lowly carp

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Ex Post

The life of a woman of letters

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The Queen and I

The awful seduction of the British monarchy

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Getting to the End

Gambling and suicide in Atlantic City

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Stop Time

Remembering World War I’s executed deserters

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