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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Literature and loving the Jewish diaspora

In recent days, a number of progressive commentators, including Ezra Klein and Jonathan Chait , have published searching pieces about their evolving relationships to Israel.

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Related Topix: Arts, Religion, Judaism, World News

4 hrs ago | MacLeans

Ikea provides an Allen key-to literature

The Swedish giant doesn't just do affordable furniture, it's also inspired a horror novel, a French bestseller and a museum There's retail and then there's Ikea.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ingvar Kamprad

4 hrs ago | Fort Bend Star

First Colony Branch Library announce book club selections for August

Whether you enjoy classic literature or a gritty crime novel, Fort Bend County Libraries invites you to share that love of reading with other book lovers at one of First Colony Branch Library's book clubs.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Arts, Fort Bend County, TX, Sugar Land, TX, Popular Fiction

7 hrs ago | Evening Times

Downton Abbey actress in talks to appear in BBC's War and Peace adaptation

The 25-year-old blonde - who plays rebellious Lady Rose in the hit ITV period drama - would star as heroine Natasha Rostova, the part taken by Audrey Hepburn in the 1956 film version of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel.

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Related Topix: Audrey Hepburn, Celebrities, Jane Austen, Vocal, Arts

10 hrs ago | CiteULike

Emergence of Novel Antiferromagnetic Order Intervening between Two...

Journal of the Physical Society of Japan , Vol. 83, No. 8. , 083702, doi:10.7566/jpsj.83.083702 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: At the African Leaders Summit, Don't Miss the Stories

Democratic revolutions have accompanied the rise of a middle class. African brands are going global, along with fashion, art, literature and films.

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Related Topix: Arts, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), World News, Africa

The Age

Why Mansfield Park is Jane Austen's sexiest book

Erotic charm ... Frances O'Connor and Jonny Lee Miller in the film version of Jane Austen's least-loved novel.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Mansfield Park, Drama Movies, Vocal, Jane Austen, Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts

The Village Voice

Rabindranath Tagore Struggles to Do Justice to His Many Accomplishments

Picture a high school civics teacher with a great love for Ken Burns and access to people like Prince Charles and the Dalai Lama - but no ability to ask them interesting questions - making his first documentary on a laptop's built-in software.

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Related Topix: Arts, Movies, Entertainment

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Pope Francis reveals top 10 secrets to happiness

In an interview published in part in the Argentine weekly "Viva" July 27, the pope listed his Top 10 tips for bringing greater joy to one's life: 1. "Live and let live."

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Arts

WTOP-FM Washington

Gallery: Best Young Adult Books

More than half of young adult fiction readers are adults over the age of the 18. Why do so many grownups like YA? Click through the gallery to see some of the titles that inspire older readers.

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Related Topix: Arts

CiteULike

Suspended Walking: A Physical Locomotion Interface for Virtual Reality

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Arts

Scientific American

Rats Experience Feelings of Regret

What's the difference between you and a rat? The list is unsurprisingly long but now, we can cross a universal human experience - feelings of regret - off of it.

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Related Topix: Arts

CiteULike

Wave-plate polarizing beam splitter based on a form-birefringent multilayer grating

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Related Topix: Arts

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

Fred Grimm: Florida politicians are the real quarry on King Ranch

A trip to a hunting preserve on the legendary King Ranch in Texas may evoke lots of adjectives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Texas, Arts, Rick Scott, US Governors

StarNewsOnline.com

Memento mori

With all the book news that's been flying about lately, we've fallen way behind on our obituary notices.

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Related Topix: Arts, Comedy Movies, Little Big Man, Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Ohio, Up the Down Staircase

Bronte Blog

On Wide Sargasso Sea

A new essay about Wide Sargasso Sea and Jane Eyre is available through AV Akademikerverlag : Jean Rhys' Wide Sargasso Sea : A Postcolonial Re-writing of Charlotte BrontA«'s Jane Eyre Jessica Diebowski Publisher: AV Akademikerverlag ISBN-13: 978-3639627916 Without doubt, the Victorian classic Jane Eyre has generated a number of intertexual ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts

Yahoo!

Muslim author promotes integration, equality

'I want to tell people about normal law-abiding Muslims like me who have integrated well into Western society but at the same time have a faith they love.

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National Public Radio

Tales Of Immigration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities'

For many writers, the migrant's journey is a storytellers' dream. The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and inherent literary drama.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Life of Pi, Books, Train Disaster, Arts

USA Today

George R.R. Martin to focus on books, not show

Book Buzz: George R.R. Martin to focus on the books The author said that he won't write a season five 'Game of Thrones' episode.

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Related Topix: Cyanide Studios, Game of Thrones, Video Games, Atlus Co., Arts

The Raw Story

Without World War I, what would literature look like today?

As we begin to commemorate the outbreak of World War I in earnest, just how central the "Great" war is to Britain's conception of its history is ever more obvious.

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Related Topix: Arts, History in the News, Poetry, Virginia

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