Books I’ve Loved Recently

My friend Lindsey writes a blog (www.adesignsovast.com) where she shares things she’s loved lately.  I thought I’d take a page out of her book and share some recent books I’ve loved lately. You may think that I only read highbrow, but it’s not true. I read anything that’s well-written, honest, or entertaining. I sometimes push […]

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Seasoned Language

Anthony Lane, in a brilliant review of Robert Douglas-Fairhurst’s recent book on Lewis Carroll’s life and work, featured in the summer fiction issue of The New Yorker, poses a great question: what is the difference between knowing about something and knowing it firsthand? Lane uses Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to explore this question, and as […]

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