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"A war was about to start. Knots of wide-eyed people gathered in
courtyards, in open fields, on street corners....
Why is so much fiction written in our language and why is so much of
what is written of so little consequence?
This is the best book yet written about the Provisional Irish Republican
They say that war is hell, and Chris Hedges shows us how and why.
Hedges's War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning painfully and
profoundly illustrates how violent conflict destroys those i
It's easy to find fault with Blue Shoe, Anne Lamott's sixth
Cartoonist Jules Feiffer dropped a pinpoint protest on First Lady
Laura Bush's National Book Festival on October 12 in Washington.
In a weapons producing nation under Jesus
In the fabled crucible of the free world
Camera crews search for clues amid the detritus
And entertainment shapes the land
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.
Although I'm mad for Paul Thomas Anderson's new picture, Punch-Drunk
Love, I also suspect it's made me a little crazy.
"It's hard to imagine a more boring book" than Robinson Crusoe, declares Gilles Deleuze, "it's sad to see children still reading it.
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