A new study reveals a tradition of recognizing women's religious agency in ancient Judaism that was doomed to disappear with the establishment of…
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by Ann Kjellberg, editor  School library book bans confront us with the enigma: how to respond when democracy is used to limit our freedoms?
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by Ann Kjellberg, editor Of school library book bans, Shreya Mehta, a senior at Hanford High School in Eastern Washington State, told a House Oversight…
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“Bad Mexicans” chronicles a group early twentieth-century Mexican rebels who, from outposts in Texas, LA, St. Louis, and beyond, harassed Mexico’s…
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Andrew Holleran’s splendid new novel is one of the best books yet about a part of the world as famous for growing old as for profusive growth.
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Without memory, we have no sense of time or identity, and we build memory with stories. Storytelling, self, and brain science.
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The long history of poetry in the British Isles ensures a wealth of Anglo-Saxon and Gaelic works to bring up to date, and translation from Latin and…
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Kafka to Kurt Wolff: “It struck me that Starke, as an illustrator, might want to draw the insect itself. Not that, please not that! I do not want to…
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The fairy tales compiled by eager young literary types in Shanghai in the twenties, under the editorship of the fictional Lady Lin Lan, were part of a…
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by Ann Kjellberg, editor If we're going to stop engaging with cultures that are tainted by brutality, pretty soon we're not going have much left. How we…
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How a bookseller orders their collection dictates the logic and serendipities of a bookstore’s unique browse, and all classifications result in…
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Women pioneers of stand-up had to work the obvious fact of their being women into the act or around the act or through a character or through multiple…
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