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Articles with keyword "Writing"

title page treatment for "Not Exactly A Hermit" by Danny Heitman


Not Exactly a Hermit

Henry David Thoreau went in for society, but on his own terms.

James Agee portrait, standing in a window.


Let Us Now Praise James Agee

The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.

Walden Pond in spring


Thoreau on Flora

Author of Walden proves to be invaluable to today's scientists studying climate change.

Frenchman weeps as Germans occupy Paris


Julien Green: The End of a World

As Germany occupied France, Green brought Paris to life in his superlative diaries.

Wendell Berry


Wendell Berry, Landsman

NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn


Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

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


Tobacco wagon


Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture


Liebling's War

A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.


A Fan's Notes

On Updike’s long game.

Richard Ford


Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter