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Articles with keyword "books"

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

book cover

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Girl Guides

When the reading of "bad books" was a novel experience

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Song of the Critic

From The Willa Cather Archive, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Couple in restaurant

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Interesting Mustard

The rise of the restaurant.

Richard Ford

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Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter

The cast of <em>Dr. Sweet's Tinderbox</em>

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Reading the Sweet Trial

The Ossian Sweet Story is the jubject of Kevin Boyle's National Book Award-winning Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.

Philip Lampi

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The Orphan Scholar

Philip Lampi's lifelong quest to document elections of the early Republic.

Michael Anton adjusting tie

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The Dandy

Author Michael Anton speaks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about the history and influences behind modern men's fashion.

child in theater

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Deaf Meets Wonderstruck

An NEH-funded documentary inspires a cinematic novel, one to be seen as well as read.

Genevieve receiving King Mark's letter

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Dating Fashionable Middle-Aged People

A scholar's epic journey to catalog two hundred years of medieval dress.