Wednesday, July 28, 2010

High Summer

Texas mandates reading groups instead of prison sentences for criminals.

Three chilling paragraphs explain life for women in Burundi.

A list of the best magazine articles ever written, as chosen by other essayists. An embarrassing paucity of women writers represented, but there are still a bunch of gems in there.

"Art, when really understood, is the province of every human being. It is simply a question of doing things, anything, well. It is not an outside, extra thing." - Robert Henri (The Art Spirit, 1923)

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