Free Lunch at the Library

By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS July 30, 2017 ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio — Before opening their doors at noon, the librarians squeeze tables and chairs between the book stacks to prepare for the onslaught of hungry children. Usually, two or three dozen show up,...

After a Mass Tragedy, Confronting the Curation of Catastrophe

By ALAN BLINDER July 7, 2017 DALLAS — An eight-foot cross rests on its side, near an assortment of other crosses and a menagerie of police uniform patches. Close by are rain-curled posters and hundreds of artificial flowers. “Back the...