Zoya Brumberg discovers Chicago, Oz, and everywhere in between.
Some people went down the shore in the summer, Ashley Pfeiffer went to Gettysburg.
Over the decades since August 16th, 1977, our culture has rendered him nearly flattened, completely one dimensional, neatened into a nice little pile of quaint references and one-liners.
A harrowing eye-witness account of the infamous Donner Party. “I learned many things which I could neither have understood nor remembered had they not made them plain.”
Fourteen years later, this is the first Fall in three years I’m not teaching about 9/11 to my students in First-year composition. Its absence is an odd sort of ache I never expected.