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  • At Orlando Museum of Art: Jimm Roberts' photos capture Florida's cultural history

    At Orlando Museum of Art: Jimm Roberts' photos capture Florida's cultural history
    To stand in the main gallery at Orlando Museum of Art is to be surrounded by greatness.
  • Review: 'The Way the World Works' maps Nicholson Baker's mind

     Review: 'The Way the World Works' maps Nicholson Baker's mind
    -------------------- The Way the World Works Essays Nicholson Baker Simon & Schuster: 319 pp., $25 -------------------- Nicholson Baker's new book, "The Way the World Works," is a miscellany: a collection of 34 essays originally published in...

    A rumination on books not yet read

    A rumination on books not yet read
    Sometimes I wonder how many books I've read in my four decades. Thousands, anyway — maybe tens of thousands — since the first one, about a choo-choo, when I was not quite 3. Right up to Anne Carson's “Autobiography of Red,”...

    The Saturday Read: 'Bitter in the Mouth' by Monique Truong

    The Saturday Read: 'Bitter in the Mouth' by Monique Truong
    In "The Writing Life," Annie Dillard advises would-be writers to find their bone, the thing that drives them to write, and to work as closely to that bone as possible. Dillard also instructs writers — with another corporeal metaphor — to...

    Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard

    Literary pilgrimage to Virginia vistas is done in honor of author Dillard
    DALEVILLE, Va. — It is a tough uphill hike to Tinker Cliffs. The distinctive cliffs of light-colored sandstone stretch nearly half a mile atop Tinker Mountain at an elevation of 3,000 feet along the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The cliffs...