The Press: The Atlantic Makes Waves

Gazing from a window of the Atlantic magazine's offices in Boston's Back Bay area recently, Writer Ward Just noticed a couple sprawled across the hood a Volkswagen, "apparently in the final throes of making love." It was not so long ago that the height of public romance m the neighborhood was afternoon tea at the nearby Ritz Hotel Perspectives have obviously changed on the Atlantic's brownstone doorstep.

Somewhat less vividly, they have also changed within the 113-year-old magazine. Long noted as a high-quality literary journal, the Atlantic has become less genteel and more aggressive....

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