09/26/14 8:00am

 

COURTESY PHOTO Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts, as seen from the gardens.

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Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount, in Lenox, Massachusetts, as seen from the gardens.

Edith Wharton, born in 1862, is probably better known for her novels and Pulitzer Prize or as a friend of Henry James’ than for her gardens, but it’s hard to say in which one she took the greater pride. (more…)

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09/23/14 8:00am

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The autumn series of Movies at the Library epitomizes the slogan “known and unknown” as it presents two very well-known films, two that should be better known and two that are unlikely audiences will ever have heard of. (more…)