Did you miss the anniversary of The Gettysburg Address?
Two Poems for Gettysburg by Catherine Woodard
Jennifer Michael Hecht's Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It is in bookstores and receiving well deserved notice:
Against Suicide: Interview with Jennifer on To the Best of Our Knowledge.
In "Stay" writer makes a case against suicide. Jim Higgins review in the Journal Sentinel
"If you’ve ever known someone who committed suicide, or have contemplated it yourself, or have admired a personal hero who died by his or her own hand, please oh please read this." Maria Popova's in-depth review on Brain Pickings.
ps. Help me come up with a better title for this weekly series. I don't like "Hump Day."