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In 'You Think It, I'll Say It,' Middle-Aged Moms Get Some Respect Curtis Sittenfeld's new collection gives sustained, compassionate attention to the inner lives of women middle-aged, middle-American, moms who are often dismissed and devalued in fiction.
NPR.org | 17 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Sing of the Shore by Lucy Wood review a different view of Cornwall Empty holiday homes, bored teenagers, missing people these out-of-season short stories become heart-thumping miniature thrillersThere is a version of Cornwall we all know. It features pastel-coloured cottages, quaint fishing boats, hidden coves of golden
The Guardian | 18 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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At War: Watch How a 'Terminal Lance' Comic Strip Comes to Life Maximilian Uriarte, an artist beloved by American Marines for his depiction of life in the corps, showed The Times how he creates a three-panel strip.
New York Times | 19 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
All That Remains by Sue Black a life investigating death A professor of anatomy and forensic anthropology, who works in war and disaster zones, considers questions of mortalityIn 1999, Sue Black one of the worlds leading forensic anthropologists found herself confronted by a nightmare scene that could never be
The Guardian | 19 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Passages from the Bible discovered behind Qur'an manuscript The only recorded palimpsest in which a Christian text has been effaced to make way for the Islamic holy text is to go on sale at Christies An extraordinary discovery by an eagle-eyed scholar has identified the shadowy outlines of passages from the Bible
The Guardian | 20 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ibrahim Nasrallah wins Arabic fiction prize with novel of dystopian extremists The Second War of the Dog wins Palestinian author $50,000 and an English translation of the book he calls a warning of what we could become in the futureIbrahim Nasrallah has won the International prize for Arabic fiction with The Second War of the Dog, a
The Guardian | 20 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fear, But Forever, As 'The Handmaid's Tale' Returns The second season of Hulu's Emmy-winning series returns on Wednesday, more consumed than ever with the effects of not only living with violence, but anticipating it unendingly.
NPR.org | 20 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Top 10 books about council housing Public housing in the UK improved the lives of millions, but has left little trace in literature. John Boughton unlocks the door to the unsung history of council homesWell over a third of Britons lived in council homes at their peak in the early 1980s, an
The Guardian | 20 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: A Professional Troublemaker's Guide for Young Activists With her memoir, “Make Trouble,” Cecile Richards — the outgoing president of Planned Parenthood — has written a blueprint for effecting change.
New York Times | 20 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Kevin Young Examines All Things 'Brown' Poet Kevin Young's new book is titled Brown. Using everything from elementary school to baseball to R&B music, Young examines race and culture through poems.
NPR.org | 20 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend