The Space Issue

July 22, 2019

Vol. 221 / No. 2

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July 22, 2019

Arts & Culture Books
Zac DavisJuly 12, 2019

Kristen Arnett’s novel is about intimacy and wanting what is forbidden, about childhood and family, about absent parents and absent lovers, and about the secondhand self-destruction that can be wrought by ignoring cries of the heart.

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Joseph McAuleyJuly 12, 2019

The lunar landing was the seminal event of a decade that began with promise and ended with sorrow.

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Tim DulleJuly 12, 2019

Catherine Osborne has produced a significant study of changing tastes in the construction of American Catholic churches between 1925 and 1975.

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Pete Holmes discovers a new meaning to Christ’s words “Go and do likewise,” not as a moralistic command, but as a call to an awakening, a conversion, the practice Catholic tradition calls the “imitation of Christ.”

Bruce Springsteen on tour in 2012 (photo: Shayne Kaye/ Flickr)
Arts & Culture Music
Bill McGarveyJune 20, 2019

Springsteen has created a sprawling sonic landscape that, in its best moments, feels like the soundtrack to a film you would love to see.

(photo: Evelyn Akhmerov/Unsplash)
Arts & Culture Architecture
Ciaran FreemanJuly 12, 2019

Part sculpture, part landmark, it is unclear what purpose the structure plays in the public sphere.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Robert JacksonJuly 12, 2019

Come on. Come on. Come on, now. Come on.