The National: Our Favorite Stories from the Latest Issue
The National is Amtrak’s complimentary onboard magazine. With pages filled with original works of art, poetry, and fiction, the magazine celebrates the culture and identity of American life. Check out a few of our favorite stories from the October/November issue.
New Yorker cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt reinterprets the Amtrak route map.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa discusses his new poem, On the Crescent, an excerpt from a longer work in progress, The Last Bohemian of Avenue A.
Photographer Sasha Arutyunova on the train between New York City and Waterbury, VT.
Writer Leslie Jamison on how an overnight train ride forged one of the greatest friendships of her life.
A booming food scene is helping the postindustrial city of Cleveland, Ohio shake off the rust.