LORNA SALZMAN received the International Earth Day Award from the Earth Society Foundation in 2000 for her environmental writing and activism. She is the author of “Politics as if Evolution Mattered,” a set of essays on the interaction of evolutionary thought with social and political issues, and “Darkness in Academia: The Shadow of Stalin” a critique of cultural determinism and post-modern anti-science attitudes published in Humanist Perspectives, 186. She is married to the composer and writer Eric Salzman.
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Sometime around 1950, February House, the famous boarding house for writers and artists at 7 Middagh Street in Brooklyn Heights, was bulldozed along with its neighbors to make way for the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.