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May 25, 2020

Vol. 222 / No. 12

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Arts & Culture Books
Angelo Jesus CantaMay 15, 2020

In a collection of nine essays, Jia Tolentino writes about a range of topics, including the advent of our internet culture, the modern wedding industry, megachurch evangelical Christianity, market-driven feminism and college rape culture.

Arts & Culture Books
John W. MillerMay 15, 2020

Victor Pickard wants to help “reinvent journalism” by working out a new economic model based on some sort of public subsidy for reporting outlets all over the country.

Arts & Culture Books
Philip C. KolinMay 15, 2020

Paul Mariani’s poems ask, “Does God know us only by the names our parents gave us?,” another reminder of how the human and eternal meet.

Fiona Apple in 2015 (Wikimedia Commons/Sachyn Mital)
Arts & Culture Music
Rob Weinert-KendtApril 28, 2020

Apple’s new album feels like a sustained performance, dense with emotion and observation.

Arts & Culture Television
Kevin JacksonApril 24, 2020

The first thing I noticed when tuning into “The Last Dance” were Michael Jordan’s eyes. The second was his glass of tequila.

Pictured from left: Mary Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C., Jessica Powers (Sister Miriam of the Holy Spirit) and Madeline DeFrees (Mary Gilbert, S.N.J.M.) (photos: Saint Mary's College archives/Wikipedia/Madelinedefrees.com).
Arts & Culture Poetry
Nick Ripatrazone May 15, 2020

In the mid-20th century, several women religious were writing and publishing ambitious poetry.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Sonja LivingstonMay 15, 2020

My father-in-law is coming to the end.