Bingham Prize Winner Jack Livings on Imagining China

Bingham Prize Winner Jack Livings on Imagining China

By Hans Rollman

3 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Award-winning fiction writer Jack Livings discusses his new book, The Dog, and the importance of writing with moral purpose....

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For Jazz and Gospel Artists and Audiences, Music Is Their Faith, and Faith Is Their Rock

By Mark Reynolds

31 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

Black music's spiritual aspect may be a given, but two new books, A City Called Heaven and Spirits Rejoice! go deep into explaining how that actually happens....

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Jackie Chan has just published an autobiography in Chinese, Never Grow Up, Only Get Older, and the title is more than apropos. ...

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