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How to Enjoy Poetry
How to Enjoy Poetry

“Poetry makes possible the deepest kind of personal possession of the world.”

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How To Run Right
How To Run Right

You’ve been doing it wrong — 5 do’s and don’ts.

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Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers
Recipes and Household Tips from Great Writers

Tiramisu à la Proust, hanging wallpaper with Hemingway, weeding by hand with Émile Zola, and other domestic adventures with literary greats.

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How To Sing: Lilli Lehmann’s Illustrated Guide, 1902
How To Sing: Lilli Lehmann’s Illustrated Guide, 1902

“It is the artist’s task, through offering his best and most carefully prepared achievements, to educate the public, to ennoble it.”

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How to Read a Poem: “Stored Magic,” Total Transformation, and the Capacity for Creative Wonder
How to Read a Poem: “Stored Magic,” Total Transformation, and the Capacity for Creative Wonder

“True poetic practice implies a mind so miraculously attuned and illuminated that it can form words, by a chain of more-than coincidences, into a living entity.”

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John Updike on the Ethics and Poetics of Criticism
John Updike on the Ethics and Poetics of Criticism

“Submit to whatever spell, weak or strong, is being cast. Better to praise and share than blame and ban.”

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