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Isolated, Not Alone

It is tempting to believe that our present catastrophes are unique, when in fact many great writers have survived disasters—not only survived, but in fact were only able to write the books we now treasure because they had faced the horrors which taught them wisdom, grace, and strength....

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Is This a Living Book?

Books that reduce the learning experience to a list of dry facts or memorization of key points typically do not fit the living books description because they distance the facts from life. Well-written biographies and vivid historical fiction, on the other hand, help readers grasp real-life context for the information...

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