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Willa Cather

Washington, DC "Untitled" by Svet via Flickr Creative Commons ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/svet/ / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 ) Regardless of genre, length, historical epoch, setting, or other variables, what each of the Big Read titles has in common is sheer sticking power. It puts me in mind of this quote...
October 29, 2009 Washington, DC Stack of books, Seattle, Washington by Wonderlane ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/ / CC BY 2.0 ) In a world saturated with self-help books, I still swear by the words of courage, inspiration, and even caution that I've found in works of fiction. Here are a...
Washington, DC Portrait of Willa Cather by Carl Van Vechten, 1936. From Library of Congress collection Betty Kort is the former executive director of the Willa Cather Foundation. Based in Red Cloud, Nebraska, the foundation is dedicated to preserving and promoting the understanding and appreciation...
September 4 , 2009 Washington, DC "Writing is allowed" by Andwat from Flickr Having started the week with a round-up of quotes on reading, it seems fitting to end the week---and summer---with a quantum of quotes on writing. "I think I write in order to discover on my shelf a new book that I would...

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