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2013 Stories by Alexis Coe

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  • Exotic Foreign Lands: Author Adam Johnson Went a Long Way to Research a Nation That Wouldn't Talk to Him

    published May 29, 2013

    Last year, no Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was awarded, but that was 2012. This is 2013, "The Year of Adam Johnson," and the Pulitzer is just the... More >>

  • Mint Condition

    published February 20, 2013

    San Francisco history, from the lawless Gold Rush era to the Beatnik culture of the ’60s (and everything in between), is thrilling. For just... More >>

  • Really, Don't Be Shy

    published February 20, 2013

    Is Shylock, the Jewish moneylender in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, a villain or a victim? For one night, watch award-winning... More >>

  • Voices Carry

    published February 20, 2013

    On International Women's Day, the Iranian women's nonprofit organization 30Voices addresses their often complicated, too often oppressed,... More >>

  • A Convenient Truth

    published January 30, 2013

    When Al Gore was vice president (1993-2001), he seemed wholly focused on the environment when even the most liberal politicians barely... More >>

  • Wile Away the Evening

    published January 30, 2013

    If you think you know what an exhibition opening at the Contemporary Jewish Museum looks like, think again. Kehinde Wiley’s “The... More >>

  • New History Lesson

    published January 16, 2013

    If anyone is up to the task of presenting critical movements in American history in the form of dance — from the violent actions employed by... More >>

  • Calling All Thaumaturges

    published January 2, 2013

    How on earth did the word “silly” evolve from meaning “holy” to “goofy” in a mere thousand years? What do you... More >>

  • Great Insight

    published January 2, 2013

    Laurie Rubin is an internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano who took her perfect pitch on the road at just 12 years old, but for many... More >>

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