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Quixote at 400

But what is the symbolic connection between madness and modernity? Why should modern man end up recognizing himself in the words of a lunatic? More

Writing Myth Now

The very first storyteller was, I think, a journalist. He was the man who reported on what was happening “out there.” Through the ages it was he who journeyed… More

Editor’s Note

The first annual PEN World Voices Festival brought together 125 writers from around the globe for a week of intense conversation about language, culture, crime, catastrophe, death, sex, religion—the… More