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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Science Fiction and Fantasy Fanatic

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Science Fiction and Fantasy Fanatic

…n. The Heart Goes Last is a vivid, urgent vision of development and decay, freedom and surveillance, struggle and hope—and the timeless workings of the human heart. Read an excerpt | Buy the book   Prince Lestat and the Realms of Atlantis by Anne Rice Lestat is back. The Vampire Chronicles continue in “a mythical, sea-bound new setting: The lost city of Atlantis.” (Entertainment Weekly) From Anne Rice, conjurer of the beloved bestsellers Interview…

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A Guide to Gifting Margaret Atwood

A Guide to Gifting Margaret Atwood

…s Last Atwood’s satirical novel offers insight into development and decay, freedom and surveillance—all with a little humor sprinkled in. In the gated community of Consilience, residents who sign a contract will get a job and a lovely house for six months of the year—if they serve as inmates in the Positron prison system for the alternate months. . . . Stan and Charmaine, a young urban couple, think Consilience may be the answer to their prayers….

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10 Must-Read Nonfiction Books For Mom

…pregnancy and better prepare her for the challenges of balancing a career, freedom, and a growing family. Read an excerpt | Get the reader’s guide | Buy the book The Fifth Trimester by Lauren Smith Brody “[Brody] is a passionate advocate. . . . She provides tangible tips and helpful advice from women who have been there and who more than survived, they thrived.” —CNN.com The first three trimesters (and the fourth—those blurry newborn days) are for…

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Media Center: ‘China’s Second Continent’ by Howard French

Media Center: ‘China’s Second Continent’ by Howard French

…ightforward reporting of a key, though largely ignored, element in African development, for better or ill…A unique and unsettling study of what many in the West do not want to see.” —KIRKUS REVIEWS “Lively interviews and vivid first-person reportage. This book will appeal to students of China and Africa, and anyone interested in the shifting contours of the global economy and its geopolitical consequences.” —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “French capably illus…

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Media Center: ‘Heathen School’ by John Demos

Media Center: ‘Heathen School’ by John Demos

…and places. It would proudly proclaim its republican credo as a “beacon of freedom” for political reformers around the world. It would proffer its “go-ahead” spirit as the key to social development. It would urge its highly charged version of Protestant Christianity on all sorts of “heathen” unbelievers. Moreover, its people would rapidly multiply their physical contacts with the rest of humankind. Especially after about 1800, their travel and com…

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Media Center: ‘Selected Letters of Langston Hughes’

Media Center: ‘Selected Letters of Langston Hughes’

…essel to offer a collection that reflects on Hughes’ personal and artistic development, a supplement to his autobiographical works, The Big Sea (1940) and I Wonder as I Wander (1956). The collection begins in 1921, the year Hughes’ poem ‘The Negro Speaks of Rivers was published, and ends in 1967. His relationships with other black writers is fully on display, from a close friendship with Claude McKay to friction with Zora Neale Hurston and James B…

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‘Young Benjamin Franklin’ by Nick Bunker

‘Young Benjamin Franklin’ by Nick Bunker

…ho advocated ideas that parallel those of the Founding Fathers, including ‘freedom of worship for dissenters, and taxation only with Parliament’s consent.’ Bunker doesn’t glorify the family—he notes their support of slavery, a position that Franklin only renounced late in life—or gloss over Franklin’s failings, including repeated attempts to seduce other men’s wives. “A deep, nuanced examination of the formative influences on an iconic American fi…

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‘Men in Blazers’ by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

‘Men in Blazers’ by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

…aks, and the collected works of Raymond Carver as a symbol of our nation’s freedom and democracy. There is now more global football broadcast live in America than there is in England. With my New York cable service, I can watch English, Spanish, German, Italian, Brazilian, Colombian, Argentinian, and Mexican games as well as the domestic MLS. America has become World Soccer Heaven. You say soccer has been “America’s Sport of the Future” since 1972…

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