14 March 2010

Susan Sontag in Paris

Alice Kaplan’s memoir of her embrace of the French language, “French Lessons,” is a beloved classic. She has continued to write books of history that explore […]
14 March 2010

Joyful noise

A great open house at the Library Saturday, with lots of newcomers looking around (and joining!), the children’s department alive with a book group and much […]
13 March 2010

How is that pronoun-ced?

“One doesn’t have to be a psycholinguist to obsess over pronouns,” writes Jessica Love in the spring issue of The American Scholar. But it surely helps. […]
11 March 2010

The doors are open

Two or three times a year the Library opens its doors to give those who don’t know us already a chance to look around and kick […]