The cover depicts, clockwise from the top left,
Errol Morris, Tracey Emin, Aleksandr Solzhenutsyn,
and the state of Iowa.
Cover illustrations: Charles Burns!
VOL. 2, NO. 3

My Antiwar Problem—and Ours
by Tom Bissell
When it comes to war in Iraq, reading Solzhenitsyn makes ambivalence our only certainty.

“It Was Just Boys Walking”
by Dave Eggers
The second installment of a forthcoming biography of Dominic Arou; the Sudanese refugee narrates the first months of his flight from home.

“It’s Always a Good Idea to Get Some Manure on Your Boots”
by Joshuah Bearman
The nomination process over, our correspondent takes a look back at the Genesis of the presidential creation myth.

My Final Days with Howard Dean
by Stephen Elliott
Our man on the campaign trail didn’t want to fall in love, but he did. Heartbreak ensued.

Errol Morris
interviewed by Nick Poppy
According to the creator of The Fog of War, the imprimatur of truthfulness does not guarantee truthfulness.

Chris Abani
interviewed by Tayari Jones
The Nigerian novelist speaks about exile, global blackness, and disregarding the Western reader.

Tracey Emin
interviewed by Stephan Collishaw
The controversial conceptual artist on the written word, visual art, and dinner.

Light: The Light Bulb Lady
by J. David Santen

Reptile: Galápagos Tortoise
by Nathaniel C. Comfort

Motel: The Shady Dell RV & Trailer Park
by Roberta Cruger

Tool: Anti-Fatigue Mat
by Ben Marcus

Children: Ruby and Oli
by Elizabeth Crane

Stuff I’ve Been Reading
by Nick Hornby

by Milana Vuković Runjić

Schema: An Indexical Venn Diagram of Fictional Presidents of Screens Big & Small
by Neil Freeman