n+1, Issue 10: Self-Improvement (Fall 2010)

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n+1 is a brand new York–based American literary journal that publishes social feedback, political observation, essays, artwork, poetry, publication reports, and brief fiction. it really is released 3 times every year, and content material is released on its site a number of occasions every one week. every one print factor averages round 2 hundred pages in length.

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This add is a part of my ongoing undertaking. I'm engaged on making .pdfs of each factor that's been published. the web site doesn't have the articles on hand as .pdfs, so I'm making those from scratch.

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Read this journal in case you like: leftist politics and whatever literary.

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Issue Ten -Self-Improvement, Fall 2010: 162 pages

MFA vs. NYC, the hundreds vs. the elites, the racists vs. the progressives, the vegans vs. the fetuses, California vs. the area. Franzen’s Freedom or demise! Sheila Heti: How may still somebody Be?

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But the document seemed to suggest that the city could simply sever or dismiss its connections to Oakland and Silicon Valley and the rest of the state, and emerge as a kind of city on a hill. It isn’t San Francisco’s task to save California, but future congresses will have to acknowledge the city’s dependence on surrounding communities and improve coordination with them. Until then, community groups will continue to focus on their neighborhoods, and keep wider problems — so to speak — at bay. THE TOPIC OF REVOLUTION came up a lot in the congress.

Soon, the vomit was gone, and then my boyfriend pulled me up to kiss me. Aside from blow jobs, though, I’m through with being the perfect girlfriend, just through with it. Then if he’s sore with me, let him dump my ass. That will just give me more time to be a genius. One good thing about being a woman is we haven’t too many examples yet of what a genius looks like. It could be me. There is no ideal model for how my mind should be. For the men, it’s pretty clear. That’s the reason you see them trying to talk themselves up all the time.

He’s so reverent: Oh, it’s a painting! Well, so what? Frankly, I’m surprised by his total interest in it. SHEILA But that’s natural, isn’t it, for someone who’s a painter to be interested in paintings? MARGAUX I’m interested in meaning, not paintings. Paintings can be pretty meaningless, you know. Like, we’re insane! I want to create complete meaning that’s even better than political meaning! And Sholem wants to make the most flawless paintings in the world. And you — you want to be the human ideal.

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