August 2010 Issue 416

Departments

Contributors

Correspondence

Sy Safransky's Notebook

Sunbeams

The Sun Interview

And Justice For All
Sister Helen Prejean On Why The Death Penalty Is Wrong

David Cook

Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Call Your Deadbeat Dad
Wayne Scott

Just Shoot Me
John Thorndike

Grandpa's Vessel
Doug Crandell

Fiction

Nothing To Do With Me
Greg Ames

Red Ribbon Monday
Susan Straight

Poetry

The Wall
Joseph Bathanti

Selected Poems
Brian Doyle

The Dog-Eared Page

From Letters To Olga
Václav Havel

Readers Write

The Last Word