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A Looser Kind of Disciplined Parenting
A review of Alison Gopnick's new book, The Gardener and the Carpenter. By Juliet Waters, with an excerpt from the book.
Seeds of the first psychedelic song
'Eight Miles High' staked out some thrilling and mind-expanding territory. What the song means to us . . . by Herbert Wright.
Where'd all that lingo come from?
A half-century survey of precious nuggets of language we use and don't always know it: weighted words and phrases that tell a story of positive change. By Chellis Glendinning.
Ryota Matsumoto's extraordinary cities
In digitally-processed paintings an architect/artist renders a new vision of biomorphic urban worlds.
Fixing a World That's Falling Apart
A noted historian of intellectual life in culture and politics in the US traces trends from 1980s to 9/11. Review essay by James Cullingham.
Stopping violence before it ferments
Volatility at the edge . . . closer attention at the centre. By Fred Fiske.
Love poems to creatures
What makes the flamingo, rhinoceros and whale vivid in our imaginations? Poems by Amy Brunvand.
Helmut Newton: women, sexuality & the sublime
When it comes to erotic photography, one artist makes it easy to divide the men from the boys. An appreciation by Cylla von Tiedemann.
Art under the Big Top
For fans of industrial archaeology, nothing could be better. To make the great old mega-buildings into useful public spaces that inspire. By Whitney Smith.
The Son Also Riseth
Justin Trudeau's secret sauce of Canadian political success. By James Cullingham.
The lure of the road
What are all those backpackers looking for? By Chris Cristou.
While speaking of passing from this place
Two artists who are partners in work and life tell the story of one partner's final approach to passing. By NOK&T.
Beauty in a Human Face, Without end
A new London exhibition holds up a mirror to Botticelli's sublime rendering of the feminine form — revealing and inspiring as much today as then. By Herbert Wright.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture