Catherine Ramsdell
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//Features

The Power of Story in the Digital Age | 15 Jun 2009 // 10:20 PM

In an age where Twitter and Google seem to be taking over the world, how do people communicate information in a meaningful and memorable manner? They tell a story.

//Reviews

Can Magic Cure Madness? | 30 Aug 2015 // 9:05 PM

Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is a complex but wonderful, masterful story with a charming sense of humor.

Almond Joys, Coffee Shops, and 'The Triumph of Seeds' | 17 Jun 2015 // 9:05 PM

Thor Hanson is the kind of writer who can take something so seemingly simple and so often overlooked and make it not only relevant, but fun.

//Blogs

What a Kindle / Nook / iPad Can't Do: 'Ex Libris: The Art of Bookplates' | 15 Aug 2011 // 1:00 AM

Books -- real, print, physical books -- say something about their owners and so, as the book Ex Libris makes clear, do bookplates.

'Black Cats and Four-Leaf Clovers' and a Lot of Other Crazy Superstitions | 15 Sep 2010 // 3:00 AM

Sin, death, and the devil appear to be popular themes in the world of superstitions and old wives tales.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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