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China Mieville's 'October': The Bolsheviks Are Back in Vogue

China Mieville's 'October': The Bolsheviks Are Back in Vogue

By Hans Rollman

26 Jun 2017 // 10:00 AM

What was the secret of the Russian Revolution? What lessons -- both positive and negative -- does it hold for the present day?...

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'Flavor': It's Not on the Tip of Your Tongue

By Megan Volpert

20 Jun 2017 // 11:00 AM

Do you think cilantro tastes like soap? Do you ever get a hit of barnyard off a fine Bordeaux? Flavor will end up taking wine snobs down a peg while lifting up everyone else....

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Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

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