Henry Kitchell Webster (1875-1932), Novelist and Short-Story Writer

An audio recording of this post is available to Patreon subscribers. Introductory Note A few months ago, I praised Henry Kitchell Webster’s The Real Adventure on my Sunday Recommendations list. (The list is free: email DuranteDianne@gmail.com to join, or visit DianneDuranteWriter.com … Continue reading

Top Recommendations from 2017

From February 2017 until the end of the year, I sent 157 items to my Sunday Recommendations list. (Email DuranteDianne@gmail.com to join – it’s free.) For Patreon subscribers, I recommended 31 more. The items in this post are my own … Continue reading

William Cullen Bryant Memorial, by Herbert Adams

This essay is adapted from Chapter 36 of Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide. I’ve kept cross-references to other chapters in the book. Outdoor Monuments has been “translated” into a fabulous app that you can enjoy on your phone or tablet for … Continue reading