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To Kill a Mockingbird 50th-Anniversary Commemorative Portrait by Nicolosi.

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Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.

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The SL Puffin

This diminutive steamer, christened the SL Puffin, began life in 1906 as a 5-horsepower gasoline-powered launch.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.

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Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.

Edwin L. Battistella

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Impertinent Questions with Edwin L. Battistella

On the self-help career of grammarian Sherwin Cody.

Self Portrait with Rita, Thomas Hart Benton

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Portrait of the Artist Before and After

Thomas Hart Benton was famous when he wrote his autobiography, forgotten when he updated it.

Portable amulet shrine from eastern Tibet

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American Zenophilia

Our fascination with Buddha goes well beyond power drinks and movie stars.

Whalemen remove the jaw of a sperm whale

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Whaling the Old Way

Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.

Book cover: Faulkner and His Women

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That’s Amore!

Transforming women

Book cover for Network Nation

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Telecommunications Triumphs

Communications revolution set in motion by optical telegraph and early telephone.

Image of Escape from Paris by Allan Drummond.

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The Great Escape

New Hampshire remembers the authors of Curious George and their escape from Paris.