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Xerces Society and Edward Gorey   My mum (as we called her; she had British roots) was an avid Edward Gorey fan. From as early as I can remember, she read Gorey books and instilled a love for him in each of us children. I still remember The Gashlycrumb Tinies, with its sordid tales of how child after child met his or her demise, illustrated by delightfully dark artwork that was also somewhat sweet in nature. Another staple in our household was Mystery on PBS television. My favorite part...