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The Need for Eternal Vigilance: From Thoreau’s Manhattan to Ours

The Manhattan Thoreau knew looked quite different from the Manhattan of today, but the price of liberty remains the same: Eternal vigilance.


Literary Tourists Have Turned Walden Pond into a Toilet

Also in the news: Barbara Ehrenreich dismantles the case for preventative treatment, and Amazon's LOTR budget grazes $1 billion. It's your Daily Blunt!


Precious As Autumnal Sunshine: 9 Quotes for Leaf Peeping

Quotes to get you in the mood for autumn, as the season of pumpkins, hay bales, mulled wine, and leaf-peeping is officially upon us.


Utopia Revisited (Or So What If Henry David Thoreau Ate Cookies?)

On the occasion of the author’s 200th birthday, we’re revisiting Henry David Thoreau and the unique utopian legacy he left us.


Margaret Atwood Addresses Cast Diversity in Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Margaret Atwood addresses the question of diversity in 'The Handmaid's Tale,' J. K. Rowling has an odd home for a manuscript, and more.


Editors Kristen Case and Jeffrey Cramer Discuss Henry David Thoreau

Here's an interview with the editors of the Penguin Classics editions of Walden and The Portable Thoreau in honor of Thoreau’s 200th birthday this summer.