Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Art of the Novella: Summer by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton is perhaps best known for her piercing portrayals of upper class New York society in her best known novels, House of Mirth and Age of Innocence.  She did, however, on at least two occasions focus her attention and … Continue reading

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Pushing the Envelope

A few nights ago, I got involved in a discussion about the current nuclear crisis in Japan on Facebook.  At one point, someone on the thread, an advocate for nuclear power,  stated that the BP oil spill last summer was … Continue reading

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