Friday, July 11, 2008

Great Moments in Atlantic Monthly History.

Feb. 1862
: Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the Republic"

July 1862: Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"

Mar. 1875: Henry James, Sr.'s "Is Marriage Holy?"

June 1880: Mark Twain's "A Telephonic Conversation"

May 1903: Kipling's "Just So" stories reviewed

May 1959: George Kennan on foreign policy

Aug. 1963: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from a Birmingham Jail"

Nov. 2001: William Langewiesche's "The Crash of EgyptAir 990"

July 11, 2008: Megan McArdle liveblogs the purchase of an iPhone:

I imagine this is what it feels like to be a refugee--you sleep outside, and then smiling people in uniform hand you supplies whether you ask for them or not.

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