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Photographs and text by Mary Beth Meehan

An exploration of the Italian community in Boston's North End led the photographer straight to Abruzzo, in the hills east of Rome. The people she met there looked very familiar.

Dance the Night Away
Photographs by by Hazel Hankin and Teru Kuwayama
"Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts," Havelock Ellis once wrote, "because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself." Two collections of photo- graphs—one by Hazel Hankin, the other by Teru Kuwayama—show just how varied life can be.

Surviving His Own Bad Habits
by Robyn Leary

A previously unpublished interview with Walker Percy.

Bleriot's Little Machine by Michael Lesy
Crossing the English Channel was just the beginning.

Brothers by Peter von Ziegesar
Finding his homeless, schizophrenic brother was easy. Helping him, however, has been a complicated and ongoing proposition.

A selective guide to what's new and upcoming in the documentary world.

Part of the Story by Stephen Dobyns

Argos by Michael Collier

At the Lake by Kim Barger Oberbrunner

Massachusetts Song by Gerald Stern

This site is an excerpted version of DoubleTake magazine, a literary and photographic print quarterly. Click here for the complete table of contents from this issue.
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