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  • The creepy Nathaniel Hawthorne story Edgar Allan Poe loved

     
    Edgar Allen Poe grudgingly but effusively praised a creepy story by Nathaniel Hawthorne; it's a free download this week from Library of America....
  • God, Moby Dick and R.C. Sproul

     
    Just about every English lit student has studied the symbolism of Herman Melville's book, Moby Dick – particularly the meaning of the great white whale itself. In his latest issue of Tabletalk, theologian R.C. Sproul gives his theory, which he...
  • A dozen visual gems you probably won't find listed in a travel guide

    Details atop entrances and exits to Quincy "L" stop (Wells and Quincy Streets). Decorative chess pawns were a part of the original station structure, at the base of slanted roofs covering the staircases, in the late 19th Century. They disappeared before...
  • Back to Galena

    This isn't Ulysses S. Grant's Galena. It's not even your mother's Galena. Whether either would like what it's become is, well, immaterial. It is what it is. What we know for sure is this: Galena has been chosen to lead off a summer-long series we're...