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Robert Boyers' The Tyranny of Virtue
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Salmagundi’s Editor-in-Chief and founder, Robert Boyers, has a new book out: The Tyranny of Virtue: Identity, the Academy, and the Hunt for Political Heresies (Simon & Schuster). He’ll present it at the New York State Writers Institute at the University at Albany on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM (Campus Center West - Multi Purpose Room).
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Salmagundi 204-205 Coming Soon
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October 9, 2019

The Simplicity of Shame

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

In the Pages of the Tehran Times

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

On Boredom and Bad Smells

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Shipwrecked Mind:

On Political Reaction

What I Saw at the Pictures

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

October Berceuse

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

Hunting Days

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

Layering Lives

Fiction by Tolstaya and Muñoz Molina

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Shabby Gentility

Salmagundi No. 185/186, Winter – Spring 2015

“I’ve Cooked the Pudding”

On Djibril Diop Mambety

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Still Learning

A Review of Edward St. Aubyn, Dunbar

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Exoticism Redeemed:

Patrick Leigh Fermor in the Caribbean

Pieces

Salmagundi No. 14, 1970

The Transformations of Philip Rahv

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

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Salmagundi Magazine’s “SALon” Podcast, Episode 1 SALon: TRANSLATION
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June 21, 2019

Translation: a carrying over but also a blundering through, a desire, perhaps a little feral, to get hold of what you don’t possess and transform it into something you can use, something that’s yours.Listen in to Episode 1 of Salmagundi’s Podcast “SALon” …

Mary Gordon translates her phobias into non-fiction: on boredom & bad smells 3:26 ARCHIVES 1 Rudolf Arnheim on Van Gogh and Gauguin: translating nature 10:40 Peter Gizzi: Rainy Days & Monday — Pop into Poetry 11:37 ARCHIVES 2 Ben Belitt on translators: illusionists, epistimologists, and the sybil 20:57 Vijay Seshadri: Bach, Etta James, Amazing Grace, Commas & Full Stops 22:20 ARCHIVES 3 Terry Caesar on English in Japan 26:27 Taerin Kim: On Family and Not Speaking the Same Language 28:37 James Miller on “El Paso"and Music Writing 30:46 Max Nelson on film-maker Claire Denis and translating emotion in film 35:31

Arguing Belief and Unbelief: A Symposium – Session One

Faith, Doubt, Atheism, Obedience

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

Watching House of Cards in the Age of Donald Trump

In Lieu Of A Preface

Salmagundi No. 58/59, Fall 1982 – Winter 1983

Quartet

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

La Distruzione del Padre

An Interview with Louise Bourgeois

Salmagundi No. 202-203, Spring 2019 - Summer 2019

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Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline …
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April 16, 2019Chase Twichell’s poem “Sad Song” is featured in Salmagundi #190-191. Here’s an audio piece about the poem—including an original interview with Twichell—created by Skidmore student Olivia Fidler in a course that’s a colloboration between the college’s Documentary Studies (MDOCs) program and the magazine.

Tragic Destinies

Hemingway And Plath Letters

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

The Land of Utopian Denial

Salmagundi No. 200-201, Fall 2018 - Winter 2019

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Conducting the Light and The Dark

A Note on Jason Molina

True Believer: My Friendship with Cynthia Ozick

A Possum Entering the Argument

Salmagundi No. 162-163, (2009)