By Stan Persky | January 24, 2014

Stan Persky checks out a new book that asks, “Should we read in the digital age?”

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Women Travellers in Iran

By Vivien Lougheed | July 25, 2013

Let’s not go there! Vivien Lougheed on women travelling in Iran.

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Re-re-reading Gore Vidal: A First Anniversary Requiem

By Stan Persky | July 18, 2013

It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.

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Real World Happiness

By Norbert Ruebsaat | July 4, 2013

Norbert Ruebsaat’s reflections on families, happiness and Brian Fawcett.

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Children of the Daze

By Brian Fawcett | June 24, 2013

Brian Fawcett posts a review of Eduardo Galeano’s new book. He has some misgivings about it…

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Why Did Alt Lit Cross the Road?

By Stan Persky | June 20, 2013

Tao Lin’s new novel, “Taipei,” reviewed by Stan Persky from a rocking chair.

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Unvarnished Truth

By Ron Silliman | June 20, 2013

Ron Silliman reviews Margarethe von Trotta’s film about Hannah Arendt.

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Vatican Council II’s Last Great Champion

By Daniel Gawthrop | June 12, 2013

Dan Gawthrop, a lapsed Roman Catholic, makes a case for the life and work of his childhood bishop, Remi De Roo, one of the few surviving participants of the Second Vatican Council.

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Travel Journal: Freiburg im Breisgau

By Norbert Ruebsaat | May 21, 2013

Norbert Ruebsaat looks at, listens to, and tastes Freiburg, Germany, where the language borders subtly shift..

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Chicken Bingo — Belize

By Vivien Lougheed | May 15, 2013

The rooster has pooped. It’s chicken bingo time in Belize with feisty explorers and an under-the-weather hubby. Vivien Lougheed explains all.

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