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Diane Ackerman
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Diane Ackerman
Diane Ackerman is the author of twenty-four works of nonfiction and poetry, including The Zookeeper’s Wife (W. W. Norton), A Natural History of the Senses (Random House), and The Human Age (W. W. Norton). She has received the John Burroughs Nature Award, the Orion Book Award, the PEN/Henry David Thoreau Prize, and the Jan Karski Humanitarian Award, among other honors. A film version of The Zookeeper’s Wife appeared in 2017.

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Vol. 72
Nocturnals
Spring 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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August 20, 2019
Today is an apparent day of shadows piercing timeworn walls, of melt & freeze & brutal disregard, of brutality in its frightened guise, of mastery in fear & fear in mastery, of fear in its brutal guise
by Alexander Theroux
Illustrations by Edward Gorey
Introduction by Steven Moore
August 13, 2019
   Tinfoil-hat alert: I asked God for more,
sharpening my quills and gathering reams of paper to write books
     as an antidote to all I was not!
August 6, 2019
After my grandma died, my uncle had their dog Lady euthanized. I’m not sure why. My grandfather went into assisted living. My uncle took over the farm. He rarely invited anybody over.
Monday, October 28, 2019
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm