Lived History

A Puzzler’s Puzzler: On Frank W. Lewis A Puzzler’s Puzzler: On Frank W. Lewis

Lewis was a true Renaissance man, a lover of music, history, literature, language, botany, geography, sports, boating, cards—the list is endless—all of which enliven hi...

Nov 23, 2010 / Lived History / Judith Long

Remembering Chalmers Johnson Remembering Chalmers Johnson

Johnson was a scholar and author who saw our devolving American world with striking clarity and prescience and wrote about it with precision, passion and courage

Nov 22, 2010 / Lived History / Tom Engelhardt

A Passionate Reader: On David Markson

A Passionate Reader: On David Markson A Passionate Reader: On David Markson

Remembering David Markson (1927–2010), whose playful novels pushed storytelling to the edge of understanding.

Oct 13, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Joanna Scott

A Man of Enthusiasms: On Ben Sonnenberg

A Man of Enthusiasms: On Ben Sonnenberg A Man of Enthusiasms: On Ben Sonnenberg

Remembering Ben Sonnenberg (1936–2010)—writer, publisher, boulevardier—and his quarterly, Grand Street.

Sep 30, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Maria Margaronis

Noted. Noted.

Teresa Stack remembers our colleague Gene Case; Esther Kaplan reports on Sarah Shourd's return home from Iran.

Sep 15, 2010 / Editorial / Various Contributors

In Memoriam: Ella May Wiggins, Southern Labor Activist In Memoriam: Ella May Wiggins, Southern Labor Activist

When the lens is turned on Southerners, it's often the ignorant ones, like Pastor Terry Jones, that we see. That makes it doubly important to remember the brave radicals, like 1920...

Sep 14, 2010 / Lived History / Ashley Sayeau

Tony Judt: 1948–2010

Tony Judt: 1948–2010 Tony Judt: 1948–2010

The Nation mourns the passing of Tony Judt, a historian and intellectual whose acumen, courage and range are renowned, profound and an inspiration. 

Aug 8, 2010 / Books & the Arts / Eyal Press

Noted. Noted.

Katrina vanden Heuvel on the passing of Iris Dornfeld McWilliams; Rajeshree Sisodia on new accountability for energy firms.

Jul 29, 2010 / Editorial / The Editors

Ben Sonnenberg Ben Sonnenberg

The former editor of Grand Street was a dandy without snobbism, an aesthete without pretense.

Jun 30, 2010 / Editorial / Stuart Klawans

Yeltsin’s (Real) Legacy Yeltsin’s (Real) Legacy

Don't believe the glowing obituaries: Boris Yeltsin's legacy was to de-democratize Russia.

May 2, 2007 / Editorial / Katrina vanden Heuvel

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