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November 2014

Bill Roorbach, November 24, 2014

A finalist for the Kirkus Prize in Fiction, The Remedy for Love is an intensely moving, frequently funny, and harrowing story about the truths we reveal when there is no time or space for artifice. They’re calling for the “Storm of the Century,” and in western Maine, that means something. So Eric closes his law office early and heads to the grocery store. But when an unkempt and seemingly unstable young woman in line comes up...

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December 2014

Gordon L. Jones, December 1, 2014

Confederate Odyssey tells the story of the Civil War through the George W. Wray Jr. Collection. Analyzing the collection as material evidence, Gordon L. Jones demonstrates how a slave-based economy on the cusp of industrialization attempted to fight an industrial war. The broad range of the collection includes many rare or one-of-a-kind objects, such as a patent model and early inventions by gun maker George W. Morse, the bloodstained coat of a seventeen-year-old South Carolina soldier,...

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