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The American Scholar

  1. the weekend read
    Finding God in Love and DeathA year ago Christian Wiman, a brilliant poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, was diagnosed with incurable cancer on his 39th birthday. His short memoir “Gazing Into the Abyss” appears in the current issue of The American Scholar, and Wiman’s writing is remarkable for both its toughness in the face of difficult times and its vulnerability to the power of deep emotion.