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Vidal-Opener-Final A Tale of Two Writers Jay Parini has never shied away from literary challenges—novels about Melville and Tolstoy, definitive biographies of Frost, Steinbeck, and Faulkner. He even wrote a biography of Jesus.  But capturing the life of Gore Vidal would be different. Because Parini is part of the story. 

awakening Road Taken: Awakening Canoeing from Buffalo to New York City, a Middlebury student gets a lesson in scale.

Hodes The Life and Times of Rick Hodes The worlds of medicine and faith converge in Ethiopia.

Dena1 We Cannot Afford to Walk Away A meditation on race, equality, and humanity