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  • Bookmarks: 'American Veda' by Philip Goldberg

    Bookmarks: 'American Veda' by Philip Goldberg
    Long before the Fab Four embraced the East, there were the Fab Three — Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman. Philip Goldberg's "American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation — How Indian Spirituality Changed the West" (Harmony: 386 pp., $26) is an authoritative, engaging survey of why, starting with these three venerable American thinkers, the flowers of Eastern practices have thrived in Western soil.
  • The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda

    The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda
    It is said that the takeover of Chile in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet broke the heart of Pablo Neruda, the country's best-known poet. The man who wrote so openly of love and heartache could not bear to see his country in the hands of a military dictator...

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'

    Book review: 'The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry'
    The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry An Anthology Edited by Ilan Stavans Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 729 pp., $50 Here's the answer to a hypothetical "Jeopardy" query: "Who are Pablo Neruda and, um…?" And now, the question:...

    'Jackhammer Sam' by Peter Mandel

    'Jackhammer Sam' by Peter Mandel
    "Jackhammer Sam" By Peter Mandel, illustrated by David Catrow Roaring Brook, $16.99, ages 4-8 Jackhammer Sam, the title page pictures reveal, lives in New York City, but any sidewalk will do for a child's imagination. "ATTA-RATTA-TATTA-BAM./ D'ya know...

    Rosters for the 2011 Crab Bowl

    Rosters for the 2011 Crab Bowl
    Saturday's Crab Bowl at Bowie State, powered by Under Armour, features some of the best high school football players from the state. Here's a look at the rosters for the Baltimore and Washington teams, which will face each other at noon. For more info...