KURT VONNEGUT: A Man of Letters
In this issue, we excerpt eight missives from Kurt Vonnegut: Letters. Here are two, one to his literary confidant Dan Wakefield and another to his cousin.
AND SO IT GOES ... RIGHT HERE
NEW: Best of Brown County
Over the past decade, we have asked longtime locals to tell us their favorite places to eat, shop, and disappear into the woods, and we've explored quite a bit ourselves. The result: All of IM’s best Brown County coverage, now updated and live online.
PLAN YOUR NEXT TRIP NOW
BLACK BEAUTY: Cabin Hideaway
From the Archives: Deep in Brown County, one of Indy's top designers, Lynn Smith, escapes to a contemporary rural retreat.
STEP INSIDE THIS GORGEOUS HOME
FRONT & CENTER: Charles Venable
Charles in Charge: He likes cats. Writes books. Collects flatware. Meet the IMA's new chief.
MEET HIM HERE
WHAT I KNOW: Delia Ephron
On Oct. 24, the bestselling author opens the Ann Katz Festival of Books and Arts with a talk on her latest novel, The Lion Is In.
HER MUSINGS HERE
PERFECT FORMULA: Pattern Paper
Do the math and see how two women merged their talents to premiere a new local fashion glossy.
STYLIN' AND PROFILIN'
STREET SAVVY: Fishers
A new amphitheater opens, offering the latest reason to visit the heart of this 'burb.
GET YOUR STREET SMARTS
Food + Drink
REVIEW: Topo's 403
Greek Revival: With a lavish location and a high-ranking chef, this eatery joins Bloomington's freshman class.
THE INSIDE DISH
RECIPE: Black Walnut Cake
Every October, yards and forests around Indy grow dense with thousands of these nuts. But don't mistake them for a nuisance. They're culinary gems.
RECIPE HERE, PLUS FORAGING TIPS!
FLAVOR OF THE MONTH: Gourd Eats
With a special Cinnamon Saltine bonus recipe!
GET IT HERE
BACK HOME AGAIN: Art of Darkness
The power of the pencil, and other lessons from a blackout.
PHILIP GULLEY'S LATEST
DEBORAH PAUL: Princess Diary
Women have spent too many years setting a lofty example to return to a petty view of adulthood.
DEBBIE STRIPS OFF THE CROWN
Edited by Jonathan Scott