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Timeless stories from our 173-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more
Alan Lightman, John Darnielle, Art Spiegelman, Anne Carson, and more.
“I don’t see how you can properly cover a news story without showing the reader or viewer one of the key elements that made the story a story ”
We defend Charlie Hebdo’s right to publish its cartoons—and our right to critique them.
“One learns about the characters the way a machine would, by analyzing discrete moments of their lives, like a search engine combing for patterns.”
How underground comic books helped give rise to Archer
From letters rejecting Art Spiegelman’s Maus, sent by editors at publishing houses to his agent in 1983. MetaMaus, a collection of interviews and documents about the development and publication of…
Lynd Ward’s Depression visions
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