In This Issue March/April 2014
Volume 35, Issue 2
Illustrator Sara Tyson depicts Eudora Welty as watchful, listening, and ever curious. See Danny Heitman's consideration of the great Southern writer in this issue.
An online encyclopedia created at the University of Michigan includes thousands of documents detailing the U.S. response to the 1918 flu crisis.By Anna Maria Gillis
What we think we know about the arrival of Homo sapiens on this continent.By Steve Moyer
She caused a furor when she coined “the banality of evil” to describe mindless acts of Nazi horror.By Kathleen B. Jones
A favorite of Old Hickory, she made him seem kinder than he was. Why?By Mark R. Cheathem
The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.By Mark Athitakis