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The Nashville Retrospect

Nashville history junkies, meet your new best friend, courtesy of publisher and former editorial cartoonist Allen Forkum. It's a pretty ingenious idea: If print newspapers are an antiquated notion—as most print newspapers seem convinced—why not start one as a nostalgia enterprise aimed at aging readers? Toward that end, each issue is stocked with reprints from the Banner and Tennessean archives, supplemented with history columns, features about the origins of local street names, and more of yesterday's news today. Want to know how Nashville received the moon landing? You'll find it here—and on the kind of big, wide, defiantly spacious pages that newsies used to hawk on street corners. Hold it, gripped like a sail between both hands, and sigh. JIM RIDLEY

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