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September 1, 2006 | Fiction

Big Country

Paul Silverman

"Now Mr. Nguyen, here, he could benefit from a little trip over to Harold's Running Bull. Quaff a few, soak up the local culture, and shake hands with the biggest griz ever shot down in this

Big Country photo
October photo

August 1, 2006 | Fiction

October

Tao Lin

At dinner your friend took your cell phone from your bag and took a photo of me and put your cell phone in your bag. Everyone noticed and I think everyone thought about it too but no one said

Captain Cook Discovers Australia photo

August 1, 2006 | Fiction

Captain Cook Discovers Australia

Matthew Salesses

Melissa and I have been together for almost a month, descending through the center of Australia from Darwin near its north tip, sliding below the belly of the globe to Adelaide. Somewhere down the

The Ducks of Santa Nella photo

August 1, 2006 | Nonfiction

The Ducks of Santa Nella

Aaron Gilbreath

I came to the San Joaquin Valley to see the migratory ducks at California's San Luis National Wildlife Refuge. I found as much excitement in the truck stop town of Santa Nella.

Stuck halfway