FROM Julian Sher
Motorcycle Shootout Sunday’s motorcycle gang shootout in Waco, Texas left nine dead and 18 injured. Police have arrested 170 people after the brawl, which included 5 rival biker gangs and started with a scuffle at Twin Peaks, a local sports bar. The gangs have threatened to take revenge against law enforcement. We look at what started the fight and the state of biker gangs.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."