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Wish You Were Here!

by Liliane Weissberg
A brief history of the postal card

All Included

by Paul La Farge
New owners and old apparitions

Writing Generations

by Veronika Fuechtner
An interview with Thomas Mann's grandson Frido

The Miss April Houses

Fiction by Angela Flournoy
The method of remembrance by committee

How Democracies Die

by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt
Assessing the patterns of declining republics

Impossible Proximity

By Tatyana Gershkovich
How to read like Nabokov

Land of Darkness

By Suki Kim
A writer confronts her fears in North Korea

Zukunftsmusik

By Laura D'Andrea Tyson
How automation will affect the future of work in Germany

In the Red

By Steven Klein
Democracy in an age of debt

Empathic Wit

by Azade Seyhan
A renewed need for the genius of Heinrich Heine

Some Observations on the United States Presidency

by Gerhard Casper
A Constitutional law scholar on the separation of powers.

The Organs of Sense

by Adam Ehrlich Sachs
An excerpt from Adam Sachs's novel about G.W. Leibniz and his encounter with a blind astronomer.

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