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Land in Literature

The city has been the setting for most cultural expression. Movies, art, literature, music, and the stage have all flourished in urban environments. This has been true for all of human history. It has also been true that city life has filled the content of these mediums. Pastoral work has had its times, but the city […]

What Happens to My Books When I Die?

Last week I came across an article on NPR that raised the question about passing on books in a digital age. In it Ms. Katz recounted the transmission of one particular copy of The War of the Worlds in order to raise the question of passing on e-books. As someone who owns a few books […]