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What 'Life in the New Cuba' Is Really Like: An Interview with Julia Cooke

On NPR, Tess Vigeland, guest host of All Things Considered, recently interviewed author Julia Cooke, author of The Other Side of Paradise: Life in the New Cuba… 400 more words

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A New Aeneid (And Others)

Selected by Helen Howell

“These pages must stand for what they are-a brief account of the history of that perverted way of the soul which we call magic, and with the reaction against it. 918 more words

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New Books: Assimilation2

This week’s New Book continues the Doctor Who theme from this morning. It is a graphic novel and a cross-over between two mammoth science fiction universes, Doctor Who and Star Trek. 86 more words


In Which There Is Yet More Lewis and Williams

Selected by Chris Schlect

The first book-length presentation of Roger Chartier’s work in English, this volume provides a vivid example of the new directions of cultural history in France.   797 more words

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A Cuba Where a Younger Generation Navigates through Stagnation and Change

PRI’s Jaimee Haddad reports on Julia Cooke’s new book The Other Side of Paradise—Life in the New Cuba . The book focuses on younger generations in Cuba and how they navigate through a moment of transition. 278 more words

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The great prostate hoax : how big medicine hijacked the PSA test and caused a public health disaster / by Richard J. Ablin, with Ronald Piana. 1,113 more words



Bitter Eden / Tatamkhulu Afrika.
Death come quickly / Susan Wittig Albert.
Be careful what you wish for / Jeffrey Archer.
Destroyer angel : an Anna Pigeon novel / Nevada Barr… 440 more words