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Staff Picks: Bas, Beauvoir, and Britain

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My junior year of high school, I was not asked to the prom. Bear in mind that my high school had 4,500 students and that although 2,250 of them were eligible to attend this dance, not a single person deigned to be my date. I went, instead, to see Oklahoma! A lovely time, to be sure, but boring as …

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Literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in- depth interviews with famous writers.