January/February 2013

January/February 2013

Special winter double issue: Katherine Ashenburg confronts our fear of fat; Daniel Baird unspools the history behind our impulse to punish; Scott Conarroe photographs the edge of North America; Richard Poplak explains how the success of electronic music heralds its demise; fiction by Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer…

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from the issue


Do you know what it feels like to love until the pain of it forces you to do things that are forbidden? Do you know the many ways that yearning can destroy a mere boy?