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Volume 3

Literature at the Institute Library

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest state of calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to stories we didn’t write. …

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Story Structures

The protagonist of Shy (2016), one of Deborah Freedman’s children’s books, is in hiding for most of the story. He “was happiest between the pages of a book,” we’re told. …

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Open Books

Looking for your next good read? Some New Haven residents want you to find that book so badly that they’ve taken matters—and tools and wood and hardware—into their own hands. …

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Volume 2

Summer sun hits the Study Room at the Institute Library.

August: when the most relaxing season of the year achieves its deepest state of calm; when the leaves on the trees ripen to their richest greens; and when we at Daily Nutmeg turn our gaze to things we didn’t write. …

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Books and Crannies

A photo essay. (To view all the photos, check out the email version of this story.)

Unlike the pastoral, fleetingly autumnal lands that surround it, Whitlock’s Book Barn, established in…

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Creature Features

Yale has gaggles of gargoyles—on 34 buildings, in hundreds of styles, peering over doorways, crouched on windowsills, jumping out of unexpected places, whimsically yet macabrely giving earthly…

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Number-One Fantasy

“My last name my whole life was Graboff, which is just a terrible thing” for a kid—even worse, one imagines, for a lover of things other kids often ridicule…

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Summer Reading

Summer’s flying by, but you can slow it down with something good to read. …

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Vocal Locals

Frank Sinatra, Tony Consiglio and Michael Bolton with his band Blackjack

These are the tales of two crooners. One hailed from Hoboken, New Jersey, and picked up a close pal in New Haven along the way to becoming one of the most famous singers of the 20th century. The other is …

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Readers Digest

Book Trader Cafe

If you think about it, books and sandwiches have a lot in common. The outside packaging may be attractive, but it’s the filling that matters.

Dave Duda understands that you shouldn’t judge either a novel…

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