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The Crowds at the Taj Mahal are as Exciting as the Building

07.18.2017

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I had visited India many times, and somehow had never seen it. Of course I had seen it in books, and studied the images and plans, but nothing prepares you for the real thing.

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I had visited India many times, and somehow had never seen it. Of course I had seen it in books, and studied the images and plans, but nothing prepares you for the real thing.

Contemplating the Unthinkable: A World Without Venice

09.26.2016

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I recently read a terrific book with the terse, almost accusatory, title If Venice Dies. The book, by Salvatore Settis, is not about climate change, though my thoughts turned repeatedly to that topic and the difficulty we have even contemplating its likely consequences.

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I recently read a terrific book with the terse, almost accusatory, title If Venice Dies. The book, by Salvatore Settis, is not about climate change, though my thoughts turned repeatedly to that topic and the difficulty we have even contemplating its likely consequences.

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