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H.D. Thoreau once said, ‘Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.’ Really?
Nicholas Delbanco memorializes late author, poet, essayist, and longtime U-M professor Donald Hall.
Nicholas Delbanco reminds us that the act of writing (i.e., making marks on a surface) changes with the times.
Nicholas Delbanco explains why the pen is mightier than the sword — not to mention the spoken word.
Creativity soars when novice and novelist give and take, says Nicholas Delbanco
New James Baldwin bios inspire personal memories of the writer, host.
Most writing that appears seamless likely has been stitched, unstitched, and stitched again.
Nicholas Delbanco celebrates award-winning U-M authors, some of whom transformed creative writing theses into best-selling books.
Visionary, iconoclast, eccentric. What does ‘original’ really mean — and from where does originiality originate?