"I was always treated as if I had insisted on being born in opposition to the dictates of reason, religion, and morality, and against the arguments of my best friends." ~ Pip's Lament "Great Expectations" (Chapter 4, pg. 25)
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“Everything Is Far from Here,” by Cristina Henríquez
“ ‘Did you see a little boy?’ she asks every new arrival. ‘A boy who looks like me?’ ”
FROM THE ARCHIVE: If you liked this story, we think you will enjoy “The Fugitive,” by T. Coraghessan Boyle, from a 2016 issue of the magazine.
Cristina Henríquez reads her story on The Writer’s Voice podcast.
The author describes the themes of her story.
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Half a century after its release, E. L. Konigsburg’s classic is just as sophisticated and intimate as ever.
Thirty years ago, many academics considered popular culture beneath them. Stuart Hall changed that.