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Fathers and sons

The Silent Type

On (possibly) being Bob Dylan’s son

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What it Means to Be Alive

Decoding a father’s farewell

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Share the Pain

Our plan was to walk toward the National Mall and visit a few museums along the way, but then we saw the scooters. Two of them were standing on the…

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Filial Poetry

From an interview conducted by Stephen Braitman with Allen Ginsberg and his father, Louis Ginsberg, in 1974. The interview is included in First Thought, a collection of conversations with Allen…

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The Lords of Lambeau

On family, fate, and Packers football

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The Lords of Lambeau

On family, fate, and Packers football

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The Old Man

A writer remembers his father

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The Long Rescue

A man’s search for his kidnapped children

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Revenge Tragedy

From The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict, a memoir by Austin Reed, published this month by Random House. Likely completed in 1858, the manuscript was discovered at…

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