No. 28

Belonging and excluded, borders and crossings, the solid and the porous. From evening to day, imagined to real. The populous and the particular. This is an issue about dualities. Inside and outside, and the interstitial between.

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Public Spaces

As we start a new season, still isolated from the wider world, a selection of pieces from the magazine's archive that take us out into the city—and celebrate moments of serendipity and the possibilities of the chance encounter. With work from Mindy Fullilove, Robert Sullivan, Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, and others.



A new series of free virtual book clubs, hosted by Garth Greenwell, Elizabeth McCracken, Claire Messud, Ayana Mathis, Carl Phillips, Ilya Kaminsky, Ed Park, Elliott Holt, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, Aimee Bender, and others.


Mavis Gallant

"A book about memory, family, and the meaning of home." Elliott Holt hosts an #APStogether reading of Mavis Gallant's novel Green Water, Green Sky. Join us.

Communicating Vessels
Friederike Mayröcker Communicating Vessels
Mark Hage Capital
Bette Howland, introduction by Yiyun Li W-3

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