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David L. Kirp has chronicled the Mount Laurel, New Jersey, history in Almost Home: America's Love-Hate Relationship with Community (Princeton).
A divide exists between Chinese literature and movies written, produced,
read or viewed in the West, and those written and produced in mainlaind
He says he is not a fighter--or rather, the narrator says it; he's "an
onlooker," someone who steps aside, "frail," "not the savior of the
world," not a "prophet," speaking only to himself, liv
Clear eminence without whom I would be
nothing oh great provision never seen
barely acknowledged even wished away
William O. Douglas was a judicial record-setter.
Someone once described Graham Greene as the novelist of decolonizing
Richard Sennett is best known in the United States for his 1972 book
(written with Jonathan Cobb), The Hidden Injuries of Class. That
study of white working-class men, how they understoo
There's no better antidote to orange alerts and duct-tape dictums than good fiction, and if the terrorists occupying the White House have shot your attention span, try a book of short stories.
A most remarkable event occurred in the weeks preceding the June 2000
announcement of the completion of the first draft of the human genome
DNA code: One of the leaders of the genome project pu