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Lawrence Wright’s Pandemic Book “End of October”

Too soon? A pandemic novel that feels too familiar
4.27.20
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Wide Open School

New curated site for content
4.15.20
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Michelle Obama: Becoming

A documentary about Michelle Obama's book tour
3.20.20
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Fantastic Fungi

One of the best docs of the past year, great for inspiring some science love in your household
3.20.20
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Giving Back: Dine11

A brilliant nonprofit born of the crisis helps hospital workers and your favorite restaurants
3.1.20

The Overstory by Richard Powers

 

Richard Powers’ The Overstory is a big long read, as massive as the redwoods that he chronicles so lovingly. It’s easy to put aside, which I did for about 9 months after it won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for

2.23.20

Secret Staircase Adventure in Hollywoodland

Los Angeles has a web of short, steep staircases built into hilly neighborhoods. While it may be the case that the staircases are not so "secret" anymore, that doesn't actually seem like a bad thing.
10.11.18

Sounds of the World: NYT Special Edition

I just spent an interesting half hour listening (and watching) a special edition of the New York Times called “Listen to the World”. I had dinner over the weekend with a BOD member of the venerated paper, who alerted me …

9.24.18

Match the Museum: Summer 2018

The weather is gorgeous today, but a heat wave is headed our way. Why not duck into an air-conditioned museum to escape for a few hours? Here's a round-up to help you match your mood to the excellent shows in town right now.
7.5.18