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  • Remembering Jim Henson

    Remembering Jim Henson
    When my last semester in college rolled around, I had finished all my requirements except for a science class. After quickly filling that with a general environmental science class, I embarked on a mission to find three classes with the perfect mix of fitting in around my work schedule and being incredibly easy.
  • Moorish past enriches Spain's Granada

    Moorish past enriches Spain's Granada
    It's sunset, and I'm at the place to be in Granada: the breathtaking San Nicolas viewpoint overlooking the fortress of the Alhambra. Here, at the edge of the city's exotic Moorish quarter, lovers, widows and tourists jostle for the best view of the hill-...

    88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?

    Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'

    Book review: 'The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens'
    The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Edited by Jenny Hartley Oxford University Press: 458 pp., $34.95 This is the bicentennial year of Charles Dickens' birth. We need no reminder of his eminence as novelist, but there are celebrations of his other...

    2 shot in apparent assault-rifle attack in Cypress Park

     
    2 shot in assault-weapon attack in Glassell Park