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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 067

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Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 067 is a diverse and thought-provoking compilation of essays and articles by various authors. The collection covers a wide range of topics, from personal reflections to historical events, providing readers with a rich and engaging reading experience.

Each piece in the collection is well-written and offers valuable insights into different aspects of life and society. The authors' unique perspectives and writing styles contribute to the overall diversity and depth of the collection, making it a compelling read for those interested in nonfiction.

One of the highlights of the collection is the variety of subjects explored, which allows readers to gain new knowledge and perspectives on a wide range of topics. From nature and science to politics and culture, there is something for everyone in this collection.

Overall, Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 067 is a must-read for anyone looking for a stimulating and enlightening collection of essays and articles. The quality of writing and the range of topics covered make it a valuable addition to any reader's bookshelf.

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Twenty short nonfiction works chosen by the readers. Two U.S. Presidents are remembered in "A Colored Man's Reminiscences of James Madison" and Washington's "Address to Congress on Resigning His Commission ." Other topics in history and political theory include two of George W. Ball's memos about the Vietnam War from 1965, "Irish Marriage Rites," "Celts and Celtophiles," Kropotkin on "Anarchism in Socialistic Evolution," a tragedy at sea , and a look back at "The Passing of the Sailing Ship." Religion and philosophy are represented with two selections from Kierkegaard's "Preparation for a Christian Life" and a sermon by Spurgeon . Biographies pay homage to the mathematical genius Srinivasa Ramanujan. How-to and guidance readings include farming advice from George Washington Carver , "Teaching Mathematics with Paper Folding," "Sexual Neuroses," and "Elementary Lessons in Cookery." "The Common Milkweed" celebrates one of summer's roadside flowers. Finally Richard de Bury pens a tribute to books in a selection from the Philobiblon, written in 1345. Summary by Sue Anderson

Selections from Kierkegaard were translated by Lee M. Hollander
That the Treasure of Wisdom is Chiefly Contained in Books was translated by E.C. Thomas


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