Reverie, by Hubert Denis Etcheverry, c. 1930.  © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY.


Volume VIII, Number 4 | fall 2015


Japanese athletic-footwear company Onitsuka Tiger changed its name in 1977 to ASICS, an acronym of the Latin phrase anima sana in corpore sano, “a sound soul in a sound body,” altering a line from one of Juvenal’s satires. “If you must pray for something,” wrote the poet, “then ask for a sound mind in a sound body.”

Glamour cannot exist without personal social envy being a common and widespread emotion.

- John Berger, 1972


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#56 Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit. More