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02
Aug

The Astonishing Afterlife of Everett Ruess

This summer not one, but two books about Everett Ruess, the 20-year-old aspiring writer and wilderness explorer who disappeared without a trace in 1934, are being released. One is Philip Fradkin’s Everett …

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10
Mar

A Winning Season at UC Press

Over the past month, UC Press authors and publications have been honored with a series of outstanding awards and nominations. Read more about the honors they’ve received: Daniel Callahan, Matteo Ricci, S.J. …

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07
Mar

Robert Hirst Speaks at the NEH

The General Editor of the Mark Twain Project, Robert Hirst, was invited to Washington, D.C. in February to speak about the process of editing and publishing Mark Twain’s papers. He spoke at …

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27
Jan

Performing Mark Twain

We’re entering the heyday of Mark Twain impersonators, according to the New York Times, and the trend is inspired by the popularity of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, which has been on …

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20
Jan

The Great Space Debate

In a recent column for Slate, Farhad Manjoo takes up a cause for the ages: typing only one space after the end of a sentence. “Typing two spaces after a period,” he …

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