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Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry Tom Pohrt illustrates a collection of Wendell Berry poems in a lovely volume, perfect as a gift for young and old alike. Toys From Kaz Woodcraft Real toys made...
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We all know the traditional English rhyme of wedding day advice for women (and also useful for triggering the return of Time Lords wiped from history): Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. Each...

Wendell Berry addressed faith, agrarianism, and why he hates “environmentalism” in a ninety minute conversation with Centre College Professor Eric Mount. The two men sat in angled wingback chairs before a crowd of more than two hundred...

A Tory, according to Samuel Johnson, is a man attached to orthodoxy in church and state. A bohemian is a wandering and often impecunious man of letters or arts, indifferent to the demands of bourgeois fad and foible… Tory...
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William Gilmore Simms When it comes to stories that make your hair stand on end everyone’s mind understandably goes to master of macabre Edgar Allan Poe. But what did Poe himself consider the best...
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Business Insider caused a sensation with their list “The Most Famous Book Set In Every State.” And when we say “sensation,” we mean “shock and anger.” While some of...
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Years ago, perhaps when I was still in graduate school, I stopped at a Chattanooga used bookshop when passing through. One has a mental list of authors to check, and I happened to find...
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Wearing a bow tie is a way of broadcasting an aggressive lack of concern for what other people think.– Warren St. John, The New York Times Bow ties tend to provoke strong reactions. For some they...
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Alan Cornett at Dr. Kirk's desk I am sure there was concern when they saw the canoe paddle float by, maybe even a bit of panic. Something had happened, possibly something...
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“Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets.” –Anthony Burgess During my time at Piety Hill I don’t know that I ever...
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A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. --Proverbs 18:24 It is being reported that select schools in the UK are now forbidding students...