Category Archives: The New Yorker

The AIDS Quilt

The New Yorker Talk of the Town Notes & Comment 1987 Oct 5 By Katy Butler A FRIEND IN SAN FRANCISCO writes: For the past two years, hardly a day has gone by here without at least two funerals for … Continue reading

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Valentine

The New Yorker Talk of the Town 1988 Feb 29 By Katy Butler A FRIEND IN CALIFORNIA writes: On the morning of Valentine’s Day, not only did I discover that my car battery was dead but my husband gave me … Continue reading

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Issan Dorsey

The New Yorker Talk of the Town 1988 Jun 13 AND A WOMAN WE know who lives in San Francisco has written: Shortly after I became interested in Buddhism, eight years ago, I saw a photograph of one of America’s … Continue reading

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Devotion

The New Yorker Talk of the Town Devotion 1988 Aug 29 By Katy Butler Most Holy Redeemer Church and the Response to AIDS A FRIEND FROM SAN FRANCISCO writes: In 1539, when the Ottoman armies of Süleyman the Magnificent had … Continue reading

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Vibration

The New Yorker Talk of the Town Vibration 1988, Dec 12 By Katy Butler The Gyuto Monks IT TAKES A LEAP of the imagination to describe the chanting of the Gyuto monks as song, or even as music. Its predominant … Continue reading

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