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Articles with keyword "Reading"

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On My Obsession with Sherwood Anderson

How one writer's romantic illusions about small town America led him to a great novelist.

Clifton Fadiman

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Clifton Fadiman Didn’t Mind Being Called Schoolmasterish

His Lifetime Reading Plan was an erudite booklist for everyman.

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The Art of Thinking in Other People’s Heads

The addictive qualities of light reading. 

Laurie Zierer

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Executive Function with Laurie Zierer

Pennsylvania Humanities Council director Laurie Zierer works to close achievement gaps through reading, collaboration, and storytelling.

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The Year of Numbered Rooms

An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.

A book stall and bookseller  in Delhi

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The Future of the Humanities: Reading

As technology advances, doomsayers stay constant.

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Our Contemporary, Montaigne: He Pioneered the Personal Essay and Made Candor Literary

Montaigne invented the personal essay and made candor literary.

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Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.

Sherry DeBoer with three visiting students.

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South Dakota’s Sherry DeBoer

Sherry DeBoer brings a love of literature to her native South Dakota.