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    Bill Moyers: The Language of Life

    Bill Moyers: The Language of Life

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    n a series of fascinating conversations with thirty-four American poets, and in dozens of poems, The Language of Life celebrates language in its "most exalted, wrenching, delighted, and concentrated form," and its unique power to re-create the human experience: falling in love, facing death, leaving home, playing basketball, losing faith, finding God. Poets speak with Moyers about their work, their lives, and their creativity.moreless
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    Sister Wendy's Odyssey

    Sister Wendy's Odyssey

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    For her BBC1 television series, Sister Wendy Beckett temporarily left the seclusion of her caravan in the grounds of a Carmelite monastery to visit some of Britain's greatest art treasures. Encompassing her enthusiasm for paintings of all eras, from Van Dyck society portraits to Hockney nudes, her journey took her to stately homes, museums and galleries all over the country. In this book she visits Liverpool, Cambridge, Oxford, Wilton House, Birmingham and Edinburgh.moreless