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A new book on Emily Dickinson by Brenda Wineapple, White Heat: The Friendship Of Emily Dickinson And Thomas Wentworth Higginson, is an excellent opportunity to return to E.D. to again marvel at the unique person who wrote better than any one.  There are insights to thrill you, but if this is your first book on E.D. I suggest you put it off until next season.  Buy it now and put it in a bureau lower drawer for rediscovery.  The lower drawer was E.D.’s hiding place for good stuff.  The first book you want to read and keep is Alfred Habegger’s My Wars Are Laid Away In Books: The Life Of Emily Dickinson.  When you study E.D. remember you are in deep water.  No panic strokes.  Charles Marlin

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