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Woman looking at men looking at women
WOMAN LOOKING AT MEN LOOKING AT WOMEN

"The weeping woman is only paint, and yet the corners of my mouth move as a
motor-sensory echo of the face before me." — Siri Hustvedt

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Ann Beattie
NEW FICTION By Ann Beattie

"Here are some things we can turn away from: an accident on the highway;
the wind in our face; a cat with something in its mouth; an overflowing trash
can (after balancing one final Coke atop the pile); a young woman holding a
fragrance dispenser in the cosmetics aisle; the widening gyre . . ."

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Jamaica Kincaid review
JAMAICA KINCAID RETURNS IN EPIC VOICE

"I know no other book—with the possible exception of Nora Ephron’s
Heartburn — that so fully explores the horror and hilarity that can
accompany a marital betrayal." — Paula Marantz Cohen

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Fresh air art reviews by Lloyd Schwartz
FRESH AIR ART REVIEWS By Lloyd Schwartz

“And now that I’ve seen them, I can testify that even more than with
most paintings, reproductions do these no justice. They are radiant—
luminous with rich reds and golds, pearl and creamy flesh tones.
And they’re extraordinarily moving, even scary.” 

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A selection of poems from the current issue
A SELECTION OF POEMS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

New poems by Barry Goldensohn, April Bernard, Campbell
McGrath, Lee Gould, John Kinsella, and others.

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