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• On Israel and Gaza—Susie Linfield and David Stromberg • Regina Janes on Hilary Mantel • Elizabeth Benedict on James Salter and Jewishness • Steve Stern: Again with Kafka • Phillip Lopate—Coming of Age in the Open Classroom • A Story by Joyce Carol Oates • Art: Donald Judd & Manet/Degas • Jay Rogoff on Balanchine • Jeffrey Meyers: Wounded Spirits of WWI • Poems by Mazur, Shapiro, Logan and others & More ON THE COVER: Hans Bellmer “The Doll (Face and Knife),” 1935

Guest Column / A War of Words

The Care Giver

Salmagundi 222 - 223, Spring - Summer 2024

From the River to the Sea

Getting it Right, Getting it Wrong

Salmagundi 222 - 223, Spring - Summer 2024

Bees

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

Last Orders at the Gay Hussar*

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

The Doc

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

Column: Going to the Movies

Jordan Peele’s Divided Aesthetic

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

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“This Piece of Land That’s Breaking”:

In Conversation With Artist Fernando Ruíz Lorenzo

Notes on a Photograph from 1884

Salmagundi 218-219, Spring-Summer 2023

Partisanship & Denial:

A Response To Andrew Sullivan and Finally Getting It

Salmagundi 218-219, Spring-Summer 2023

A Thousand Gentle Smotherings

Salmagundi 216-217, Fall 2022 - Winter 2023

The Praxis of “Practice”

Salmagundi 216-217, Fall 2022 - Winter 2023

What Lurks Below the New Class War

Salmagundi 214-215, Spring - Summer 2022

The Home Key #16

An Interview with Dean Olsher

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Balanchine’s Life-Affirming Life*

Guest Column: Becoming / Unbecoming Jewish:

A Letter from James Salter

Salmagundi 222 - 223, Spring - Summer 2024

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The Home Key #15: You’ll Never Know!—An Interview With Julian Saporiti

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The Home Key #14: Now and Then

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The Breath of a Poet

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

From an “Introduction” to Barry Goldensohn at a 1999 Public Reading he delivered at Skidmore College

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Donald Judd, 15 untitled works in concrete, 1980–84 Permanent collection, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas. Photo by Florian Holzherr, courtesy of The Chinati Foundation. Donald Judd Art © 2024 Judd Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image by Florian Holzherr.

The Art Scene: The Ghost of Donald Judd

Guest Column/ Hilary Mantel’s Ghost(s)

Salmagundi 222 - 223, Spring - Summer 2024

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Barry Goldensohn Image by Emma Dodge Hanson

Body & Mind: Barry Goldensohn

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

The Martyr

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

James Salter’s Strange Career

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

The Summoning

An Interview with J.M. Coetzee

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

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Guest Column: Christopher Hitchens and the Necessity of Universalism

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

Thirteen Ways of Looking at Art

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

Two Poems

Two Poems

Salmagundi 216-217, Fall 2022 - Winter 2023

Scientomancy, or Divination by Science

On Getting Butter

Kafka and the Uncanny

Witness to the Open Classroom Movement

The Intrepid Manet-Degas Dialogue at the Musée d’Orsay*

Salmagundi 222 - 223, Spring - Summer 2024

The Taboo: On D.H. Lawrence

Salmagundi 212 - 213, Fall 2021 - Winter 2022

The Home Key #13: An Interview with Grumbeaux

The Swimmer

–For Barry

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

On Barry Goldensohn

Salmagundi 220 - 221, Fall - Winter 2023 - 2024

Six Poems