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Author sees poetry and prose through the trees

The plan was simple, if nerdy: New York novelist and English teacher Richard Horan would visit the historic sites and childhood homes of famous authors (along with some notable historical and cultural figures).
Planting Seeds
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011
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The End of the Long Summer

In this nonfiction treatise about global warming and other ecological dangers, the author details why our environment is in much worse shape than we thought. In this excerpt, Dianne Dumanoski notes that, far from taming Mother Nature, our factories an
Why we must remake our civilization to survive on a volatile Earth
By DIANNE DUMANOSKI  |  July 24, 2009
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Road trip

There comes a time in a woman's life when she just has to leave her husband at home with his mistress, toss her suitcase in a roadster, and head Downeast for a little timeout with her new, butch girlfriend. In July 1933, that's exactly what first lady
A lesbian journey through Maine's history
By CAROLYN GAGE  |  June 26, 2009
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Nature's way

Evoking the great outdoors with live jazz, live hoofing, and spoken text.
The atmospheric Jazz and Tap Odyssey
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  February 18, 2009
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Sizzling frost

The winter dance season starts out promoting international coexistence.
Dance heat 2009
By DEBRA CASH  |  December 29, 2008
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Burning issues

“Human beings just can’t affect climate that much,” David Arnold remembers Bradford Washburn telling him in 2005.
Global warming is the new hot subject in the art world
By GREG COOK  |  June 20, 2007