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Books
'London: A Literary Anthology' Captures the City's Candelit Circles and Foggy Shadows
This wide-spanning anthology is a mélange of London experiences, encapsulating rich and poor, native and immigrant. [19.Dec.14]
'American Interior': A Multimedia Tale of a Welsh Vision Quest
Gruff Rhys' innovative, multi-platform narrative unfolds the beguiling and intriguing narrative of an enigmatic Welshman seeking out his kind... in America. [19.Dec.14]
'Hate Crimes in Cyberspace' Shows Us the Steps to Overcome Online Bullying and Terror
From revenge porn to cyber mobs to trolls, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace shows the ugly side of the Internet and, most importantly, what people can do about it. [19.Dec.14]
The Grandmother Is Gone: Janna Gur's 'Jewish Soul Food'
With Jewish Soul Food Israeli Food Writer Janna Gur tries to create a "greatest hits from our Jewish Grandmothers." Only the grandmothers aren't around to help. [19.Dec.14]
'See You in Paradise' Casts a Shadow Over the Domestic Sphere
J. Robert Lennon's morbidly dark vision of American domesticity drains the light out of the human dream of domestic bliss to leave it shrouded in shadow. [18.Dec.14]
Reviews
This wide-spanning anthology is a mélange of London experiences, encapsulating rich and poor, native and immigrant. [19.Dec.14]
From revenge porn to cyber mobs to trolls, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace shows the ugly side of the Internet and, most importantly, what people can do about it. [18.Dec.14]
J. Robert Lennon's morbidly dark vision of American domesticity drains the light out of the human dream of domestic bliss to leave it shrouded in shadow. [18.Dec.14]
The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress is all about speakeasies, gangsters, glamour, and mystery. Best of all? The mystery is a true story. [17.Dec.14]
Apps changed everything. The Imaginary App explains how. [17.Dec.14]
Whimsical and frustrating, Murakami's latest may alienate some readers, but fans will want to add this oddity to their collection. [16.Dec.14]
Herbie Hancock's memoir shows us how possibilities in and of themselves can be fleeting, but their ripple effects can go on nearly forever. [16.Dec.14]
Thomas Healy offers up a masterful psychological portrait of one of America’s great thinkers, one whose legal opinion would eventually shape free speech in America. [15.Dec.14]
News
By David L. Ulin
Munro vividly portrays people whose lives are a series of crossroads. [16.Dec.14]
Features
By Edward P. Comentale, Aaron Jaffe
The Year's Work at the Zombie Research Center answers any questions you might have about the burgeoning field of zombie studies. [11.Dec.14]
By Marcus Baram
In this excerpt from his book on legendary soul singer Gil Scott-Heron, Marcus Baram recounts Scott-Heron's crucial time touring with Stevie Wonder. [04.Dec.14]
Columns
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Gruff Rhys' innovative, multi-platform narrative unfolds the beguiling and intriguing narrative of an enigmatic Welshman seeking out his kind... in America. [18.Dec.14]
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In a historical sweep of trans-Atlantic arguments over copyright law, some surprising shifts and patterns emerge, but the key, centuries-long battles remain. [10.Dec.14]
From The Blogs
With Jewish Soul Food Israeli Food Writer Janna Gur tries to create a "greatest hits from our Jewish Grandmothers." Only the grandmothers aren't around to help. [19.Dec.14]
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