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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.
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