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June 1, 2007 | Fiction

Snakes & Ladders

Michael Loughrey

A ticket to watch Cindy do her striptease cost a dollar and an ice cream. Terms and conditions of business were: 1) The... more

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May 1, 2007 | Interview

An Interview with Ben Greenman

Matthew Simmons

The following is an email conversation I had with Ben Greenman, an editor at The New Yorker and the... more

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May 1, 2007 | Fiction


Jeff Landon

1 My father’s ashes clumped on the way to Smith Mountain Lake—it was probably the humidity. We had transferred his ashes... more

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May 1, 2007 | Fiction


Laura van den Berg

Dina stood on the edge of the platform. She liked to feel the rush of the subway as it roared past. It was midnight. She was coming from a... more