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After the death of a childhood acquaintance, a writer contemplates poverty, violence, and the culture of her hometown, examining her own escape from it, and the lives of those who stayed.
On the shores of a suburban lake, a poet and essayist walks the line between decaying industry and remnant wildness, trying to transform the language she has for these landscapes.
A transplanted Hoosier sends missives from his polling place in Tuscaloosa, Alabama; the Cracker Barrel; and the ice-mulched peony beds of the South.
Traveling into the heart of coal country along with her friend and collaborator, Kelley Libby, a Virginia writer documents time spent with coal miner, Regular Baptist preacher, and renowned singer Frank Newsome, and tracks changes in her own thinking about her state’s environment and how people interact with it.
Witnessing the epilogue of a lonely life, a writer contemplates lost friendships, mail-order steaks, and the distances between neighbors.
An art lover turns to horses, the hills of her youth, and Marcel Duchamp for new perspective on neurodegenerative disease and the inherent fragility of the body.
Amid the strip malls and big-box stores of her California hometown, a writer and photographer visits her childhood temple, and documents a celebration of Ganesha’s return to Mount Kailasha.
An aspiring criminologist finds the loss of her childhood sweetheart refracted in the abandoned buildings she explores.
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