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Fabulous Takedown of Thoreau’s Walden

Kathryn Schulz has delved deeply into the murky waters of Walden, and written for the New Yorker a fascinating critique of the work and, by extension, of the well-loved American transcendentalist writer. I found most of the points in her … Continue reading

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Walden on Wheels: Self-Satisfied Self-Discovery

Back in April 2013, I was very taken with an article I read in the New York Times titled “When Home is a Campus Parking Lot.” The article recounted how Ken Ilgunas, the author, paid off $32,000 in student loan … Continue reading

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