How much should I give? What, if anything, might limit my giving?

Title

A Work of Art

Author

Warner, Sylvia

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Overview

Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978) was born in England but enjoyed tremendous popularity among American audiences by way of The New Yorker, which published over a hundred of her short stories.…

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Town Office

Author

Holmes, Edward

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Edward Holmes, a writer and English professor at the University of Maine, sets up the perfect philanthropic conundrum in "Town Office." His story begins with Phil Ackerman, a new selectman…

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The Gift

Author

Parker, Ian

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British writer Ian Parker lives in New York and writes for the New Yorker. "The Gift" is the true story of Zell Kravinsky, a real-estate mogul and philanthropist who liquidated his real-estate…

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The Lamb and the Pinecone

Author

Neruda, Pablo

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Pablo Neruda was a Chilean poet who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971 and was active in political and social causes. "The Lamb and the Pinecone" comes from an interview with Robert…

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The Happy Prince

Author

Wilde, Oscar

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Oscar Wilde—one of the most successful playwrights of his day as well as one of its most notorious and colorful celebrities—was born in 1854 in Dublin. His fairy tale "The Happy Prince"…

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