[Poetry] — Tom Holmes

“This is where Oppenheimer lived / before he ended the war, / where he read the Bhagavad Gita”

[Essay] The Teratologists — Louis Armand

“Post-war nuclear technologies represented the first instance in which direct transformation or even control of the planetary environment came into view as a scientifically achievable proposition.”

[Fiction] ‘Clarity’ — Mark Halpern

“Among the many words they didn’t use was judōteki-kōgeki—literally, passive-aggressive—which had recently infiltrated the Japanese language via Western theories of psychotherapy. But did Japan need such a word? Maybe that’s just the way people are. Especially as relationships wear on.”