The Monthly: October Edition


In this edition of the Monthly: Natasha Trethewey discusses the creation of “Memorial Drive,” a new memoir about the tragic loss of her mother. 

Further Reads: Monthly Editor Wilson Chapman discusses goals to improve inclusion in the Monthly. Months into quarantine, concert and event venues try to find ways to bounce back. An NU alum creates a media organization exploring the intersection of gender politics and policy. Four NU students share how they’re making spaces in their homes that spark happiness. A review of Róisín Murphy’s “Róisín Machine” and the resurgence of disco in popular music. After the pandemic shut it down, a new Evanston Latin food space reintroduces itself to the public. And a look at “Class Action Park,” a documentary about the world’s most thrilling and most deadly water park. 

Read more from the October edition of the Monthly here.