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Books

From Dillard to Baldwin: 10 of the Best Essay Collections to Read Now

These are some of the best essay collections worth your time, covering issues of politics, race, society, nature, religion, relationships, and beyond.

News

Weekend Reading: Annie Dillard’s 1982 Essay ‘Total Eclipse’

Also in your Daily Blunt: the ACLU's latest free-speech fight, and the elemental reason why Aquaman's taking so long to shoot.

Writing

An Essay Primer for Adults: 6 Essay Types You Should Know

The essays available to us today are a far cry from the form we all came to know in our early years. Take these six types, for example, and get reading.

Culture

Lahiri and Dillard Among Recipients of 2014 National Humanities Medal

The 2014 National Humanities Medal authors 'embody how the humanities can serve a common good.' Herewith, a glimpse into some of the work by the four honorees.

News

Wielding Lines of Words: 5 Annie Dillard Quotes to Celebrate Her 69th Birthday

To wish Annie Dillard a celebratory birthday, here are a few of our favorite Dillard quotes -- some directly motivational, others just emblematic of beauty to aspire to.

News

The Power of Seeing in Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

For Earth Day, we're looking back at Annie Dillard's 'Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,' a yearlong account of observing and responding to the natural world she inhabited in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.