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  • Racism, the misuse of genetics and a huge scientific protest

    "A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History" is the new book by science writer Nicholas Wade that asserts a genetic basis for certain human behaviors and distinguishes them by race. It's been widely panned in book reviews, especially by...
  • Celebrating Charles Bukowski, 'poet laureate of L.A. lowlife'

    Celebrating Charles Bukowski, 'poet laureate of L.A. lowlife'
    Charles Bukowski was called many things: "poet laureate of L.A. lowlife," "the enfant terrible of the Meat School poets," "the prophet of the underemployed" and "a flamboyant provincial." Those comments are all from our own reporters. The L.A. Times was...
  • Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads

    Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads
    Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
  • Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban

    Morris to seek AG opinion on county fair's political group ban
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Del. Rick Morris, R-Carrollton, will request an opinion from Attorney General Mark Herring later this week about whether the Isle of Wight County Fair Committee's decision to bar him from handing out legislative literature...
  • Top 3 books from Moravian Bookshop: Paperback nonfiction

    TREES UP CLOSE: THE BEAUTY OF BARK, LEAVES, FLOWERS, AND SEEDS By Nancy Ross Hugo (Timber Press, $15) This book offers an intimate, revealing look at the beauty of leaves, flowers, cones, fruits, seeds, buds, bark and twigs of most common trees....
  • Emmaus Public Library August reading activities continue

    From Literary Lunch for older children to young children's story times and teen read programs, education and literacy initiatives continue through August inside the Emmaus Public Library, according to the library's website. Patrons are reminded the...
  • Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season

     Orlando Museum of Art 2014-15 season
    The Orlando Museum of Art continues celebrating its 90 years by looking forward and back. A substantial new collection and contemporary-art shows have an eye on the future, while a special exhibit pays tribute to the museum's Acquisition Trust. Favorite...
  • Tom Robbins on 'Tibetan Peach Pie'

    Tom Robbins on 'Tibetan Peach Pie'
    In his best-known novels, including "Even Cowgirls Get the Blues," "Still Life with Woodpecker" and "Jitterbug Perfume," Tom Robbins has charmed several generations of readers with his signature mix of whimsy, earthiness, psychedelic surrealism, left-wing...
  • The Biblioracle: The struggle over Knausgaard

    The Biblioracle: The struggle over Knausgaard
    It's time to talk about Knausgaard. No, Knausgaard isn't some new upholstery protectant they try to sell you at the deluxe car wash. Knausgaard is Karl Ove Knausgaard, a Norwegian writer who has become famous for his 3,600-page, six-volume...
  • 5 fantasy fiction books to read now

    5 fantasy fiction books to read now
    "Taran wanted to make a sword; but Coll, charged with the practical side of his education, decided on horseshoes. And so it had been horseshoes all morning long." So begins "The Book of Three" (1964), the first volume of Lloyd Alexander's "The...
  • The Biblioracle: Heed the warnings from dystopian literature

    The Biblioracle: Heed the warnings from dystopian literature
    I am not sure what this says about me, but if the apocalypse comes, and it's of the nuclear variety, I'm hoping to be atomized in a blinding flash of light. If it's flesh-eating zombies, I'll run jugular-first into their teeth-gnashing embrace. If I...