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Entries by Carolyn Vega from 03/2011

"Clarissa" Explains It All

| Posted 03.14.2011 | New York

Over 250 years after its publication, Samuel Richardson's Clarissa still has the honor of being the longest novel in the English language.

Theodore Roosevelt on His Presidency: "In the End the Boldness of the Action Fully Justified Itself"

| Posted 03.17.2011 | New York

Roosevelt's Autobiography, which begins with an account of his birth and boyhood, is peppered with detailed personal anecdotes and theoretical asides.

Collecting Hawthorne: (Not) Only a Woman's Hair

| Posted 03.25.2011 | New York

When J.P. Morgan purchased part of Wakeman's library in 1909, he acquired,"the greatest body in existence of the writings of perhaps the greatest of all American authors" -- that is, Nathaniel Hawthorne.