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City on a Hill: An Expat Reflects on the Boston Marathon Bombings

Elizabeth Nicholas | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Nicholas

Boston sends its graduates off steeped in a history of tenacious optimism particularly helpful in countering potentially dispiriting facts.

My Favorite Libraries: "Your Informal School, College and University"

Meg Campbell | Posted 10.18.2011 | Books
Meg Campbell

In an increasingly isolated human world, libraries are gathering places which confirm the shared social endeavor of learning together.

The Most Amazing Libraries In The World Part Two (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last month, we brought you a slideshow of the most amazing libraries in the world. The responses from readers were so full of suggestions that we coul...

Boston Public Library May Cut 10 Branches

The Boston Globe | Andrew Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Boston Public Library is considering closing up to 10 of its neighborhood branches and laying off one-quarter of its staff, cuts that would irrevo...