In Issue 4, Joshua Cohen alphabetizes Obelisk’s literary smut. Michael Milburn, English teacher, races against race. Gary Zebrun finds love, or something, in the Holy Land. David Orr, in an exclusive interview, talks a good game about poetry. Paul Beckman drinks to that. Deborah Eisenberg, Anna Shapiro, Peter Smith, Anna Quindlen, Alice Quinn, Thisbe Nissen, Willard Spiegelman, Tessa Brown, Sarah Gardner Borden, Rosa Jurjevics, and Eva Geertz remember their friend Laurie Colwin, even if some of them never met her. Caledonia Kearns on desire, muu-muus. Roger K. Miller loses it at the movies. Anthony Domestico ♥ John Crowley.