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A Different Kind of Progress: The Poetry and Philosophy of Rilke, Rumi, Mary Oliver, and Tagore, Set to Song
A Different Kind of Progress: The Poetry and Philosophy of Rilke, Rumi, Mary Oliver, and Tagore, Set to Song

A beautiful musical homage to the eternal dance of life and death.

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Nikki Giovanni’s Wonderful Poems Celebrating Libraries and Librarians
Nikki Giovanni’s Wonderful Poems Celebrating Libraries and Librarians

“(You never know what troubled little girl needs a book)”

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Ray Bradbury Reads His Poem “If Only We Had Taller Been” in a Rare 1971 Recording
Ray Bradbury Reads His Poem “If Only We Had Taller Been” in a Rare 1971 Recording

“Short man. Large dream. I send my rockets forth / between my ears, / Hoping an inch of Will is worth a pound of years.”

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The Best Children’s Books of 2015
The Best Children’s Books of 2015

From power-hungry sheep to power-hungry tigers, by way of ghosts, E.E. Cummings, and the unseen Dr. Seuss.

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The Still Point of the Turning World: T.S. Eliot Reads His Timelss Ode to the Nature of Time in a Rare Recording
The Still Point of the Turning World: T.S. Eliot Reads His Timelss Ode to the Nature of Time in a Rare Recording

“Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind cannot bear very much reality.”

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Mary Oliver on Love and Its Necessary Wildness
Mary Oliver on Love and Its Necessary Wildness

In praise of the “invisible and powerful and uncontrollable and beautiful and possibly even unsuitable.”

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