Ex Libris: The Woman in White

Few of us do not enjoy a good murder mystery. The man we…
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Spring Still Life

The buckeye blooms, Her beating heart worn on an emerald sleeve Holding nothing…
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Ex Libris: The British Are Coming

“Handed the reins to a big brown New England mare, Revere swung into…
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Ex Libris: Italian Folktales

When seeking to understand a foreign culture, the importance of knowing the folktales…
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The Silver Lining

In 1942, Charleston Museum curator Milby Burton, the dean of South Carolina silver…
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Ex Libris: The Canterbury Tales

When April with its sweet-smelling showers Has pierced the drought of March to…
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Ex Libris: How to See Fairies

Perhaps the best part of childhood is believing in magic and fairies, with…
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A Literary Holiday

Are there readers left who are weary of plastic greenery and wire-and-bristle conifers…
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Ex Libris: Jamaica Inn

“It was a cold grey day in late November. The weather had changed…
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Columbia’s First Master Architect

Perhaps no one person has left a greater mark on the built landscape…
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Ex Libris: No Beast So Fierce

As far as land animals are concerned, no predator is fiercer than the…
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What’s in a Name?

While many Columbia streets were named for a historically significant event or, more…
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