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Six years ago, in 1996, the government of Guatemala and the guerrilla
groups it had fought bitterly for thirty-six years signed an ambitious
set of peace accords.
"It's hard to imagine a more boring book" than Robinson Crusoe, declares Gilles Deleuze, "it's sad to see children still reading it.
Shortly after Ronald Reagan became President of the United States, the
nation's capital got a second morning newspaper. Eventually, Dr. Ronald
Goodwin, formerly the Rev.
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When the University of Nebraska Press sent my review copy of the
Selected Short Stories of Weldon Kees with a note asking that I
please accept the book with the compliments of the author
We must contain terror and protect its victims through extending human rights law.
Any fan who over the years has attended a baseball game at Boston's
Fenway Park notices how few African-Americans are in the stands.
This book makes a good case for racism--the word, not the ideology. What
necessitated a defense?
Nothing is more galling to scientists than outsiders questioning their
A few months ago, novelist Alan Furst, in one of those New York
Times "Writers on Writing" pieces, told how, on a magazine
assignment to the Soviet Union back in 1983, he suddenly discov
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