Peter Watson
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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.

The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance
24 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

In 18th century Germany, new beliefs, new tempers, new ways of thinking were taking place. Many of the new ideas transformed Europe and would also transform North America.


'The Age of Atheists' Considers That Beyond Reason or Religion, Our Quest for Meaning Endures
27 Mar 2014 // 8:30 PM

Who will choose this enriching and rewarding removal from reality TV and manufactured distraction? Who will walk the course mapped in these heady pages, along a sobering path of self-awareness of our fragile presence surrounded by darkness and mystery?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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