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November 2008

Bridgeless Gaps

As we approach the bicentennial of Charles Darwin’s birth, I’d like to take a moment to commemorate the anniversary of the death of another great, though under-appreciated biologist; Richard Goldschmidt, one of the preeminent geneticists of the 20th century, who died 50 years ago at the age of 80.

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A 5 Under 35 Report From 2 Under 35

This year, authors Joshua Ferris, Jonathan Franzen, Francine Prose, Mary Gaitskill and Jim Shepard (former National Book Award Fiction Finalists) selected a young fiction writer “who they found particularly promising.” They chose Matthew Eck, Keith Gessen, Sana Krasikov, Nam Le, and Fiona Maazel.

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