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Emily Dickinson’s Roots in the Garden

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The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx has re-created one of the main inspirations behind poet Emily Dickinson’s work: her garden. Through careful research…read more

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Haiti and New Orleans Linked in Allende’s New Novel

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In her latest novel, “The Island Beneath the Sea,” writer Isabel Allende explores the history behind two places that have dominated the news recently: Haiti…read more

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Author Wes Moore Explores Where Lives Diverge

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One name, two starkly different lives – that’s the real-life scenario at the heart of author Wes Moore’s new book, which explores how his life…read more

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Author Tim O’Brien Recalls Vietnam War Experiences

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“The Things They Carried,” a work of fiction about the experience of a group of soldiers in the Vietnam War, is one of the rare…read more

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Singer Natalie Merchant Inspired by Classic Poetry

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[Sorry, the video for this story has expired.] After a long and successful musical career singing both solo and as part of the band 10,000…read more

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