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“If There Be Any Virtue . . .”

Some time ago, I noticed a freshman student had a copy of Water for Elephants on her desk. “Is it a good book?” I asked her pleasantly. She nodded her head. ¬†Then her face screwed up a bit. ¬†“But there was this one part . . .” Her voice trailed off, and she fidgeted slightly […]

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Rediscovering Asimov

Recently, our high school library went through a purge, prior to its being moved to a different school. Piles of books were stacked by the entrance or on a particular set of shelves, waiting for students (or teachers) to adopt them and take them to new homes. In the course of this, I managed to […]

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