Anne Trubek

Anne Trubek

  • Singing the Body Electric Barack Obama as Walt Whitman, incarnate "I am an acme of things accomplished, and I am encloser of things to be." -- Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" When Barack Obama strode to the podium at Grant Park, he did so with a preternaturally assured demeanor, as if addressing millions as the next President..
    Communities
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  • Pull for the Underdog A method for socially responsible book-buying Say you decide to spend some of your discretionary income on a good, recently-published novel. (Note: I won't blame you if you want to use what's left of your spare cash on food or rent.) When you go into a bookstore to browse titles, what do you look for?..
    Culture
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    Culture
  • Foreclosing on History Should we save the imperiled homes of our greatest authors? Kate Chopin's house burned down last week. It is tempting to blame Sam Pulsifer, the main character of Brock Clarke's fantastic novel, An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England who set fire to Emily Dickinson's house in Amherst, Mass...
    Design
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