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  • A healthy dose of American history

    A healthy dose of American history
    Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.) No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
  • For $65, Buddhist retreat provides a yurt and all the peace you can stand

     For $65, Buddhist retreat provides a yurt and all the peace you can stand
    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — No matter how I searched, the Wi-Fi wasn't there. No television either. Even my phone, struggling toward two bars, conspired against modernity. But that's what you pay for at the Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center and...
  • Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book

    Martin Sheen "nourished" by narrating Dalai Lama's book
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For more than 40 years actor Martin Sheen has inhabited complex characters from the troubled Capt. Willard in the Vietnam film "Apocalypse Now" to U.S. President Josiah Bartlet on the hit TV drama "The West Wing." But for one of...
  • Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed

    Chicagoland book club: Spirituality Discussed
    Some things to know about our group: Spirituality Discussed is a book group meeting at the Warrenville Public Library on the third Monday of each month. We have 17 active members from suburbs such as Wheaton, Naperville, Aurora, Batavia and Romeoville. In...
  • Switch off, chip in, be happy, say activists

    Switch off, chip in, be happy, say activists
    If you want to be happy, elect your boss, take a break from your mobile phone and give to charity — that's the advice from a new global movement for happiness whose members include the Dalai Lama. Action for Happiness was co-founded by Richard...
  • Google+ a definite plus

    Google+ a definite plus
    Facebook friends and subscribers, Google+ followers and circles — keeping track of everything and everyone is no easy task. It's tempting to just choose one and direct your online audience to a single social network. Please don't. Ever since...
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 20, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Drew Friedman: The caricaturist will present and sign his new book, "Drew Friedman's Sideshow Freaks." Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 4 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110. Hitched: Rebel...
  • Book calendar events for the week of May 1, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Mike Sacks: The author of "Your Wildest Dreams, Within Reason" will present and sign his new book. Diesel Bookstore, 225 26th St., L.A. 3 p.m. Free. (310) 576-9960. MONDAY Francine Prose and Mark...
  • Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life

    Review: 'The Huston Smith Reader' surveys a remarkable life
    -------------------- The Huston Smith Reader Edited with an introduction by Jeffery Paine University of California Press: 280 pp., $29.95 -------------------- A restless curiosity about the sacred dimensions of life drove Huston Smith to seek...
  • More Huston Smith books

    More Huston Smith books
    What's your ideal spot for meditation and pondering the big questions? An ashram on the Ganges? A monastery in the desert? The sofa in the den? Wherever it is, make sure you have the following Huston Smith titles with you — for support and...
  • Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'

    Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'
    Among the most painful chapters in modern Chinese history is Japan's 1937 invasion of Nanjing. Hundreds of thousands were killed, countless women were raped, and soldiers and civilians alike suffered unspeakable brutalities. So when Chinese writer-...