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November 2021

Vol. 225 / No. 6

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Faith Faith in Focus
Valerie SchultzSeptember 03, 2021

I have found that there’s more to life than work. That I am replaceable in my job but urgently needed in other roles and relationships in my life.

Faith Faith in Focus
Keara HanlonSeptember 17, 2021

I live with chronic pain, and often it seems like no one really understands what this means. Having chronic pain, especially as a young person, can often feel lonely and isolating.

Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle in Portland, Ore., 2017 (Greg Wahl-Stephens/AP Images for WME Live ventures, LLC)
Arts & Culture Ideas
Anna KeatingOctober 14, 2021

For Catholics, the basic unit of society is the family and our local church, not the individual.

Arts & Culture Books
Elizabeth Grace MatthewOctober 14, 2021

Emily Oster's new book wades through the data on questions relevant to many parents of school-age kids. But the book is less about the data itself and more about how to frame decisions on these topics and others in the most effective, logical and efficient way.

Arts & Culture Books
Harry ReadheadOctober 14, 2021

Alex Michaelides's new novel is a taut and diligently plotted detective story, entertaining as well as readable in a single sitting.

Arts & Culture Books
Erika RasmussenOctober 14, 2021

Tola Rotimi Abraham is from Lagos, Nigeria. She writes this, her debut novel, with one foot placed in the intimate and communal confines of Lagos and the other inside her characters’ heads.

Arts & Culture Books
Ron MarascoOctober 14, 2021

Beyond all its virtuosity and shine, James Merrill's writing style always had a canny, wry and often mensch-like grasp of human nature.