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john-y-cole's picture
Aug.03.2009
Confessions of the Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the Library of Congress for more than 44 years. He will enlighten and amuse you with stories (like the...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Nov.18.2008
Wabi Sabi, a little cat in Kyoto, Japan, had never thought much about her name until friends visiting from another land asked her owner what it meant. At last, the master says, "That's hard to explain." And that is all she says. This unsatisfying answer sets Wabi Sabi on a journey to uncover the...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Oct.30.2008
Inspired by the gratifying success of The Poet's Companion, Kim Addonizio presents exciting new insights into the creative process, craft, and the lessons of her own creative journey. Poetry's time-honored subjects—love, loss, identity, community—are here, along with a heady variety of writing...
chella-courington's picture
Sep.28.2008
wonderful performance poem!