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Literature

What “A Wrinkle in Time” Teaches Us About Good Government and Society

With the fast approaching movie release of “A Wrinkle in Time,” based on Madeline L’Engle’s children’s book, I decided to reread one of my childhood favorites before March 9th. Distinct in my memory from when I had first read it over ten years ago, was the powerful...

How Can We Make Something As Big As Culture?

“Frying frittata cakes layered the air with pungent promise.” —“Great Sky River,” Gregory Benford To me, the above sentence is one of the most beautiful in all of modern literature. It’s just one of those combinations of sounds that roll off the tongue in a...