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Focus on the Story: Wild for photographer’s amazing life

Melissa Harris is the author of “A Wild Life,” a new photography book about renowned wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols, due June 6. The book charts Alabama-born Nichols’ development of his environmental calling, and the great adventure photo-stories of his life. Those came first for GEO and Rolling Stone, and then National Geographic in recent decades. Harris,[…]

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Why you need to support independent bookstores like this one

In recognition of Independent Bookstores Day (Saturday, May 29), I’m republishing this profile of Atlanta’s indomitable A Cappella Books, a real treasure, from a couple of years ago. Like newspapers and the music business, bookstores everywhere have taken an evolutionary hit in the digital age. Many have folded up, including all the Borders chain and Atlanta’s Outwrite.[…]