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July 3, 2022 | Rome, Italy
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    Tale of two authors

    Columnist Madeleine Johnson explains why one native English-speaking writer does not seem to “get” Italy no matter how hard she tries, while one Englishman does it easily.

Violet’s letter

A hiking boot tramples a violet, apologizes, and then has the naivete to think that is an end of the matter, but the violet [...]

Many changes

Let me turn the clock back four months, to a midwinter day in January. It’s a snowy morning in New York. Actually, it’s not [...]

Film: “Bacurau”

The fictional town of Bacurau, Brazil is not found on any map. It's appropriately named because the Portuguese word bacaru means nightjar, a bird [...]

Virus woes or a warning?

China’s total lockdown, ostensibly to control the spread of the Omicron variant, seems at times to be aimed at making a far more important global point.

The Day of the Puma

Some forty May moons ago, when balding Socialist Prime Minister Bettino Craxi held monied sway over suddenly booming Italy and his foreign minister paused [...]

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Keeping it simple

June 13th, 2022|

By now I am sure you know that frou-frou cooking, as I call it, is not my gig. I went [...]

Film: “Bacurau”

June 6th, 2022|

The fictional town of Bacurau, Brazil is not found on any map. It's appropriately named because the Portuguese word bacaru [...]

Behind the tell-tale phases

May 31st, 2022|

Of the many memorable images to have emerged from American involvement in World War II, a handful stand out in […]

Virus woes or a warning?

May 24th, 2022|

China’s total lockdown, ostensibly to control the spread of the Omicron variant, seems at times to be aimed at making a far more important global point.

The Day of the Puma

May 21st, 2022|

Some forty May moons ago, when balding Socialist Prime Minister Bettino Craxi held monied sway over suddenly booming Italy and [...]

Friend of the dead

May 19th, 2022|

Contributo Corinna Amendola joins a friend on a compassionate road trip into the American southlands and gets mfar more than she bargained for.

Language of life

May 15th, 2022|

Like many people, I started riding a Peloton exercise bicycle during the pandemic. I’m not a huge fan of indoor [...]

Day of fears overcome

May 12th, 2022|

America is obsessed with “National __ Day” celebrations. When I first heard of one, National Ice Cream Day, I thought, [...]

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Finding hidden shapes

May 7th, 2022|

The lights are regulated correctly, there is a perfect distance between my bass and the amp, between my mouth and [...]

The American Mag

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