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"I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year’s fashions.” – Lillian Hellman

“I come from a family of suicides,” says Rene Denfield

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sketch: Jane Eaton Hamilton, 2006

I’ll be interviewing René Denfield, author of “The Enchanted,” her knock-out novel about death-row redemption, soon for this blog, but in the meantime, here is her poignant essay, “The Other Side of Loss,” from my friend Jen Pastiloff’s site, Beauty Hunting.

 

Download Free Art Books from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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“You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs.” Open Culture

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