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Feature Selection | Christophe…

Our Featured Selection this month is Christopher Buckley’s poem “The Half-life of Revolution—Particle Physics, History, Baseball and Baby-Boomers”, which follows an introductory conversation between the poet and our Associate Editor for Special Features, Nancy Mitchell.   NM:    Chris, I can’t

Old Tunes, Politics, Karma �…

Took the afternoon off from the dozen things I’m supposed to repair, respond to, or maintain around the yard, and stretched out on the chaise longue watching the sun’s delivery spin about me for a while… a long thread of

The Shape of Things

I’ve been reading the science books again before bed, where I am lost in the search for the unified field, where Einstein said the universe is curved, where the new cosmologists— a prolific gang of guessers—un- characteristically say they just