Walter Isaacson to deliver the lecture on May 12.
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Goreyphiles flock to Hawai'i for an exhibit of his dark-humored work.
By Laura Wolff Scanlan
A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.
By Amy Lifson
South Carolina remembers the era of Rosenwald schools.
Comics are taken seriously in Washington state.
West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.
By David Skinner
Denver's Union Station made the city take off.
By Pamela Carter-Birken
Happy Campers convene in Oregon.
The Twin Cities host a six-mile-long art gallery.
Shakers share their faith in Maine.
Quilts travel from Gee's Bend.
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
By Danny Heitman
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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