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The Writer’s Almanac for March 16, 2015

March 16th, 2015

Episode 146 of 745 episodes

There are days we would rather know than these, as there is always, later, a wife we would rather have married than whom we did, in that severe nowness time pushed, imperfectly, to then. Whether, standing in the museum before Rembrandt’s “Juno,” we stand before beauty, or only before a consensus about beauty, is a... Read more »