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Il Postino: The Postman (1994)

April is National Poetry Month, and today’s review centers on a film that celebrates the beauty of poetry—Il Postino: The Postman, a whimsical tale of the friendship between a postman and a famous poet. 544 more words

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Reader's Advisory: Book Reviews, "Lock In" & "Unlocked: An Oral History of Haden's Syndrome" by John Scalzi


Fifteen years from now, a new virus sweeps the globe. 95% of those afflicted experience nothing worse than fever and headaches. Four percent suffer acute meningitis, creating the largest medical crisis in history.
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Psychology Book Display: How Does My Brain Work?!

How Does My Brain Work?!

You don’t have to peruse personality quiz websites very long to know that people are fascinated by themselves. Everyone, at some point, asks vital questions about who they are, why they are that way, and how their brain works. 401 more words

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Animal Architecture, by Ingo Arndt

From its arresting cover to its fantastic photographs to its quirky animal facts, Animal Architecture is a winner for art lovers, photographers, and nature lovers. 351 more words

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Movie Review - Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

The gift bags are opened, the dresses are for sale, and Neil Patrick Harris is taking a very long nap: the Oscars are definitely over. But the curiosity surrounding this year’s award for Best Picture is not. 322 more words

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Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe, by William Rosen

Five centuries after the birth of Christ the ancient Mediterranean world was booming; architecture, literature, trade, and philosophy, were experiencing great leaps in development. In Constantinople, Justinian was trying to hold together the Roman Empire despite inroads from barbarians from all directions. 310 more words

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YA Display: Not Your Average Highschool

This display highlights one of the most appealing aspects in Teen Fiction: unusual high schools. The brilliance in these books is that they take an ordinary experience that almost every teen can relate to, and twists it up. 272 more words

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