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This website will take you to the Library of Congress resources on American history and contemporary life.
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Gregory Colbert's Ashes and Snow is an ongoing project that weaves together photographic works, three 35mm films, art installations and a novel in letters. With profound patience and an unswerving commitment to the expressive and artistic nature of animals, he has captured extraordinary, unscripted interactions between humans and animals.
Site of author Joshilyn Jackson whose bestselling debut novel gods in Alabama was reviewed in our Fall 2005 issue (see Archives) and who was our guest at the Palmetto Place for a reading and booksigning. Jackson has since published Between, Georgia. Her third novel The Girl Who Stopped Swimming will be published in March 2008.
Site contains access to 50 short animated films that are for the most part delightful, and many are deeply provocative, such as Ishu Patel's Afterlife. (Patel was the animator for a film on the Tibetan Book of the Dead, narrated by Leonard Cohen).
A website based on the teachings of German Count Keyserling and others (C. G. Jung, Rabinadrath Tagore, Albert Einstein) about whole world culture and its wisdom traditions. Includes music, meditations, books on the web.
An award-winning NPR program.
From the site:
Speaking of Faith with Krista Tippett is public radio's conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas. Each week, Tippett probes the myriad ways in which religious impulses inform every aspect of life and culture, nationally and globally. Speaking of Faith fills an important and neglected need in American media by addressing the intellectual and spiritual content of religion head-on, illuminating the ideas and practices that form the headlines from the inside.
Now in its third year as a weekly program, Speaking of Faith has brought an unprecedented range of religious perspectives, voices, and topics to listeners on-air and on-line.
Site of Diane Thomas, author of The Year the Music Changed, reviewed in our Spring into Summer 2006 issue (see Archives), and guest at the Palmetto Place for luncheon and booksigning.
Rosemary Daniell's new book, Secrets of the Zona Rosa: How Writing (and Sisterhood) Can Change Women's Lives, was published by Henry Holt and Company in May, 2006. Its prequel, The Woman Who Spilled Words All Over Herself: Writing and Living the Zona Rosa Way, was published by Faber & Faber in 1997.
Known as one of the best writing coaches in the country, she is the founder and leader of Zona Rosa, a series of creative writing workshops in Savannah and Atlanta and cities throughout the world. Her memoir, Fatal Flowers: On Sin, Sex and Suicide in the Deep South (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1980; Henry Holt & Company, 1989) won the 1999 Palimpsest Prize for a most-requested out-of-print book, and was re-issued that same year (Hill Street Press). Along with her second memoir, Sleeping with Soldiers (Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984; Hill Street Press, 2003), it was a forerunner of the current memoir trend.
She is the author of five other books of poetry and prose.
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