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Richard Avedon: Murals & Portraits

Richard Avedon photographing SNCC demonstrators, March 1963 “Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of Richard Avedon’s legendary photographic murals and related portraits. The exhibition has been drawn from the collection of and developed in collaboration with The Richard … Continue reading

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Yoknapatawpha County and Faulkner’s Snopes Trilogy

“The author himself once referred to it as ‘my apocryphal county.’ A Frankensteinian creation of two very real regions, Yoknapatawpha County is home to a number of William Faulkner’s most famous novels and stories, including the famed Snopes family trilogy, which features … Continue reading

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Isaac Asimov

“Isaac Asimov (/ˈæzɪmɒv/; c.  January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He was known for his works of science fiction and popular science. Asimov was a prolific writer who wrote … Continue reading

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Printing Techniques: Mimeo

“If the letterpress represents the magazine or book as high art, the mimeograph machine epitomizes lo-fi production. The master of the mimeograph machine must first of all be a master of the stencil. The stencil is a floppy wax sheet … Continue reading

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The Outsiders – S. E. Hinton (1967)

“The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967 by Viking Press. Hinton was 15 when she started writing the novel but did most of the work when she was 16 and a junior in … Continue reading

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Harlem Is Nowhere – Ralph Ellison

“To live in Harlem is to dwell in the very bowels of the city; it is to pass a labyrinthine existence among streets that explode monotonously skyward with the spires and crosses of churches and clutter underfoot with garbage and … Continue reading

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Richard Brautigan – Listening to Richard Brautigan (1970)

“This node of the American Dust website (formerly Brautigan Bibliography and Archive) provides comprehensive information about Richard Brautigan’s record album Listening to Richard Brautigan, and Brautigan’s recording of his poem ‘Love’s Not the Way to Treat a Friend’ included on … Continue reading

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