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E.B. White & Winding the Clock

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Of late things have been hard. 

My heart is broken. Broken again, for the 3477th time this life.

"Hope is the thing that is left to us, in a bad time," wrote E. B. White, to a despairing Mr. Nadeau. The actual first paragraph of White's letter said:

"As long as there is one upright man..."

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Love and chaos in the time of the coronavirus

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The world is rife with panic and pandemic.

People are sick. People are dying. The COVID-19 respiratory illness is sweeping across the globe. No place will be spared.

Italy is quarantining. Have the Italians stopped their millennia-old practice of bussing on both sides of the face in greeting? 

I bet they have. Kissing is for the inviolate.

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Factual Error in The New Yorker: Is this how fake news starts?

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Author Traci L. Slatton writes about how The New Yorker misquoted her husband sculptor Sabin Howard, creating a factual error. Dedicated to all the women whose ideas have been misattributed to a man and who were told to leave it be and not to rock the boat.

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