Litstack Rec: The Hermit in the Garden & A City Dreaming

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  The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome, by Gordon Campbell You may not know it, but those winsome garden gnomes decorating the neighbor’s (or your own) lawn, have a distinguished lineage. In Gordon Campbell’s latest book, he draws a clear line of descent. It’s a fascinating history that blends religion, [….]

LitStack Rec: Un-Natural Hermits

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The Hermit in the Garden: From Imperial Rome to Ornamental Gnome, by Gordon Campbell You may not know it, but those winsome garden gnomes decorating the neighbor’s (or your own) lawn, have a distinguished parentage. And in Gordon Campbell’s latest book, he draws a clear line of descent. In a fascinating history that blends religion, [….]