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The Believer has come home! After a half decade away, the award-winning Believer is back at McSweeney’s. Subscribe now, and four times a year, you will receive, in perfect-bound print, all the articles, interviews, reviews, poems, and columns you’ve grown to love, plus a host of brand-new features, reportage, games, puzzles, and more. You will have the opportunity to study up close the beautiful illustrations, the short- and long-form comics, and the work of our regular raft of guest artists and photographers. You can pore over each issue’s two-page vertically oriented schema spread, more or less unreproducible online. You will enjoy the feel of the sumptuous recycled acid-free heavy stock paper against your hands, fingertips, and face.

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The Believer Issue 145
In Issue 145 of The Believer, Meara Sharma meditates on the life of a largely-forgotten Caribbean writer; Eula Biss writes about the challenges of love after apartheid; Ann Beattie describes the aesthetic pleasures of arranging short stories; and Zefyr Lisowski looks back at the prolific career of trans dollmaker Greer Lankton.

We also have interviews with authors Hernan Diaz and Mona Simpson, podcaster Monica Padman, and sportswriter Marcus Thompson II, as well as a new comic from George Gene Gustines on being a sixteen-year-old letter hack. Plus, Kent Monkman finds his “wiggle,” Susan Steinberg reflects on American Psycho as assigned reading, and Emma Copley Eisenberg writes about all that Eastwick, Philadelphia, used to be. All this plus new-sprung guest columns from Daniel Halpern and Madeleine Thien, Jenny Slate–penned trivia, poems, book reviews, a historical survey of art-world pejoratives, and more.

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