Frederick Law Olmsted designed pastoral escapes for the urban masses.
By Anna Maria Gillis
An NEH-funded documentary inspires a cinematic novel, one to be seen as well as read.
By Katherine Eastland
Charles and Ray Eames forged a new sensibility while doing everything and nothing.
By Greg Allen
The celebrated bird portraitist was also a great artist of the written word.
By Danny Heitman
Early in the Civil War, the Union narrowly avoided war with Britain.
By Meredith Hindley
New translations of the Bible have sought to make it accessible to everyone.
By Paul Gutjahr
Averroës' writings on Aristotle shaped Western philosophy as we know it.
By Robert Pasnau
To understand her, you need to understand Eatonville—and vice versa.
By Anne Trubek
The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.
By Adam Kirsch
The final volume of the Dictionary of American Regional English approaches
By Michael Adams
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