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Winter 2008

Winter 2008


Volume 84, Number 1

• Special cover and feature by Chris Ware
• Neil Shea and David Morris on Ramadi
• Nicholas Schmidle and Malcom Garcia on Kabul
• Paintings by Daniel Heyman and Fernando Botero
• Poetry by William Logan and Albert Goldbarth
• Essays by Roberto Bolaño and Jane Hirshfield
• Floyd Skloot on writing
• Werner Herzog and Salman Rushdie on Ryszard Kapuściński

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Winter 2008, War

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Ramadi Nights

A sandstorm approaches while the sun sets over downtown Ramadi. Second Lieutenant Dave Hagner was tall and smooth-faced, and like many other marines he carried himself in a way that brought his toughness into uncomfortable contrast wit [...]





Author Profiles

Chris Ware lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and is the author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth. He is currently serializing two new graphic novels in his ongoing periodical The ACME Novelty Library, the nineteenth issue o

Jane Hirshfield is the author of six collections of poetry, including After (HarperCollins, 2006) and Given Sugar, Given Salt (HarperCollins, 2001), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.