Posts Tagged: diane ackerman

Notable Los Angeles: 3/12–3/18

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Word of the Day: Dépaysé

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(adj.); out of one’s element; situated in unfamiliar surroundings; from the Old French despaisier (to exile) As a species, we’ve somehow survived large and small ice ages, genetic bottlenecks, plagues, world wars, and all manner of natural disasters, but I sometimes wonder if we’ll survive our own ingenuity. —Diane Ackerman, in “Nature, Pixellated” Camping, cottages, […]

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