Summer 2005

• An exclusive excerpt from Cormac McCarthy’s new novel • Gabriel García Márquez reminisces about Rome and Paris in the ’50s • A new, unpublished short story by Isabel Allende • New poems by Charles Simic, Natasha Trethewey, Rodney Jones, and Carl Phillips • Adam Clymer on what went wrong in the 2004 Election • Tom Bissell travels north to the High Canadian Arctic • Sven Birkerts on Saul Bellow’s Humboldt’s Gift • Gary Gallagher on recent biographies of Ulysses S. Grant • New fiction by Joanna Hershon, Brock Clarke, and Jennie Rathbun
Summer 2005

Volume 81, Number 3

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