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The elements of style

The elements of style (1920)

by William Strunk, Jr.

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. The revisions to the... Read More

When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi

At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the... Read More

On the Night You Were Born

On the Night You Were Born

by Nancy Tillman

"On the night you were born, the moon shone with such wonder that the stars peeked in to see you. Because there had never been anyone like you...ever in the world." So begins the enchanting tale On... Read More

Frozen

Frozen (2013)

directed by Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
featuring Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana

After the kingdom of Arendelle is cast into eternal winter by the powerful Snow Queen Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), her sprightly sister Anna (Kristen Bell) teams up with a rough-hewn mountaineer... Read More

The Fox and the Hound

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

directed by Art Stevens, David Michener, Ted Berman
featuring Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey, Jack Albertson, Sandy Duncan

The Disney animated feature The Fox and the Hound tells the story of a friendship between traditional enemies. Tod is a fox whose parents have died. His best friend is a hunting dog named Copper. As... Read More

'Winter Kills'

The holidays have passed (finally), the days of binge eating and over indulgence have necessarily waned. We’ve moved inexorably into the dull days of winter, the short, dissipating days of rain or snow, or just watery, cold sunlight, drifting up out of the mist of morning and disappearing with no[…] Read More

'Post Break Blues: Back to School (Again)'

So, you’re just in the process of enjoying your break for the holidays, or for spring, or for summer or for whatever reason you’ve removed yourself from the craziness of school, and then that prickly sensation hits: the first day back is quickly approaching! Aside from groaning and shoving your[…] Read More

'Crafting Unique Gifts'

It’s that time of the year again. No matter what religion or philosophical idea you subscribe to, chances are you’re looking to provide some kind of gift for someone this month. So have you ever thought about “crafting” this year’s holiday gifts? In a world of chain stores and brand names where the[…] Read More