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University of Regina professor releases book that takes another perspective on 9/11 attacks

According to a Regina author, the United States has been fighting the same war since its inception.

Mark Anderson, a Luther College history professor at the University of Regina, has completed his latest book, Holy War: Cowboys, Indians and 9/11s. 394 more words

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Paul Beatty beats out Canadians Thien, Szalay for Man Booker Prize

LONDON — Paul Beatty’s The Sellout, a stinging satire of race and class in the United States, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday — the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award. 495 more words


Hey look, these things are related.

Relatable Item Number One: When I read A Short History of Nearly Everything, that I told you about yesterday, I learned a thing. That thing is the theory of relativity, and in particular that time travels slower at higher altitudes than at sea level. 96 more words

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Miss Dietrich, If You're Nasty

An excerpt from newsman H. Allen Smith’s autobiography Low Man On A Totem Pole, ©1941:

One evening I went to interview Marlene Dietrich.  I walked into her apartment at the Waldorf-Astoria, and there she stood, poured into an evening gown, more beautiful than she had ever been on the screen.  115 more words

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A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson

I finally finished the book I was reading, and I know I’ll be reading it again. It’s A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson and it was excellent. 325 more words

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Retired Windsor Star reporter reflects on experiences in Haiti with new book

There are many hard lessons to be learned in Haiti — so many that retired Windsor Star reporter Don Lajoie wonders about his relationship with the troubled Caribbean country. 732 more words

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The Girl on the Train

Light Green = movie review

Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck.
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