In This Issue November/December 2014
Volume 35, Issue 6
During the Great Depression, H. L. Mencken, pictured with cigar and quotations, regained the affections of the reading public by writing about his childhood.
–© Joe Ciardiello
Jonathan Edwards in a New Light: Remembered for Preaching Fire and Brimstone, He Was Actually One of the Great Intellectuals of His Era.
New England's most famous preacher and the Great Awakening.By Marilynne Robinson
How to read a book: For starters, remember it's a physical objectBy Nicholas A. Basbanes
The 1906 criminal case against Ed Johnson in Chattanooga, TennesseeBy Meredith Hindley
Touring with urban geology in mindBy David B. Williams
Utopian vision of a Harvard forestry gradBy Alex Hanson