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As any casual observer of mega-bookstore shelves knows, the history of the modern civil rights movement is a well-studied field.
Here where everyone forgets everything,
including where they are
or what they are fighting to remember,
An English woman I've never met
calls to read me her new poem
about the little Texas junco bird
whose cry sounded to the early settlers
In 2000, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan posed a question to
the Millennium Summit of the UN: "If humanitarian intervention is,
indeed, an unacceptable assault on sovereignty, how s
"I was in a highly unshaved and tatty state," John Lennon said of his 1966 meeting with a certain conceptual artist, then mounting her first show at London's Indica Gallery.
Gioconda Belli--poet, novelist, society belle reborn as Sandinista
comrade--has written a memoir of the Nicaraguan struggle that reads like
a romance--a romance with politics and revolution, ce
Nature versus nurture was always too simple a formulation. Now, we ask: Is it chance, choice, family, culture, hormones or genes that determine who we are and whom we love?
On March 16, 1972, readers in Italy and throughout the publishing world
were shocked by the day's headlines.
As truth-tellers, journalists remain the undocumented aliens of the
knowledge industry, operating in an off-the-books epistemological
economy apart from philosophers and scientists on one side
If you've never set foot in the likes of Club Paradise, Scarlett's, New
York Dolls, Secrets, Peepers or the boldly named Booby Trap (yes, it
does exist), your image of a strip club might be bor