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Eight of Marianne Moore's major poems were published in The
Nation in the 1940s and '50s, including "The Mind Is an Enchanting
Thing," "In Distrust of Merits" and "A Carriage From Sweden
With each last reverberation from the world of 1960s and '70s
radicalism--the recent parole of Kathy Boudin, for example, a member of
the Weather Underground who served twenty-two years in pris
The hero of The Namesake is an American of Bengali parentage
named Gogol Ganguli.
"You are the heirs of one of the country's great traditions, the
Progressive movement that started late in the nineteenth century and
remade the American experience piece by piece," Bill Moyers
In his memoir, Taking Liberties, Aryeh Neier emerges, almost
despite himself, as a fascinating man.
In 1990, The Nation ran a dispatch from Portland, Oregon, by
editorial board member Elinor Langer titled "The American Neo-Nazi
Movement Today." The piece, which took up almost an entire
Monica Ali was recently named one of Granta's Best of Young
British Novelists--an A-list of red-hot literary youth writing some of
the most promising books on the contemporary scene.
A refugee from Nazism and a distinguished New York psychoanalyst, Sandor
Rado had thought long and deeply about Hitler's takeover of Germany.
Years ago, the writer Otto Friedrich interviewed hi
On a hot, dusty summer day in 1998, I drove with friends from Smolensk
to the village of Zagor'e to meet Ivan Tvardovsky, a survivor of
Stalin's forced-labor camps and the brother of the renown