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Just posted to the website: Our January 23 issue. Among the highlights:
Of Councils & Popes
Francis Oakley’s article (“Authoritative & Ignored,” October 24, 2014) is provocative and interesting, but some of the claims made are in need of qualification. The following can be noted:
Our new issue is now live on the homepage. Highlights include Rand Richards Cooper on what made John Updike John Updike; Richard Alleva on the "near-masterpiece" that is the Alejandro González Iñárritu film Birdman; Paige E.
Our December 19 issue is now live on the website. Among the highlights: A new short story from Alice McDermott, “You Will Be Missed”; Paul Schaefer’s “A Brief for the Baroque,” in which he discusses Milwaukee’s grand, century-old Basilica of St.
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Deciding how we die
Gerald Coleman and Margaret McLean, in their article “As We Lie Dying” (September 12), make some excellent points about Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST). Kansas and Missouri health-care providers are introducing a similar program called Transportable Physician Orders for Patient Preferences (TPOPP). As someone who has been involved in providing hospice services for over thirty years, I know only too well how “woefully unprepared many people [are] for life’s final transition,” as Coleman and McLean write.