Mark Twain's America
Mark Twain on the cover of time magazine [July 14]! This is TIME at its best, just as Twain is America at its best. You can't be the leader of the free world if you are not led by freethinkers. And that's what Twain was and still is: a great free mind. Are these signs that an Age of Reason is dawning?
Arben Kallamata,
Mississauga, Canada

When I was a youngster and I should have been sleeping, I would read about Tom Sawyer, Huck...

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