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Modern epic poem reaches for the moon

In 1969, Frederick Glaysher, while watching the televised broadcast of the first lunar landing, was bewildered when an anchorman touted the scientific accomplishments of the day, wryly ...
The 'Tiger-mom' now has a list of which culture groups have the best chance of making it in America

“Tiger Mom”: Some Cultures Excel More Than Others

It would appear that where Amy Chua (aka Tiger Mom) goes, controversy is never far behind. The woman who wrote a book in 2011 arguing that Chinese women make superior mothers because ...
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Publisher: UK General Books (May 27 2013)
ISBN: 978-0007271177

Review of Emperor: The Blood of Gods

“The thing that most attracts me to historical fiction,” author Geraldine Brooks once noted, “is taking the factual record as far as it is known, using that as scaffolding, and ...
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Bestselling thriller author Vince Flynn dies at 47

Vince Flynn, the New York Times-bestelling spy thriller author, died in St. Paul, Minnesota this morning after succumbing to a lengthy battle with prostate cancer. He was 47 years old. Flynn’s ...
'And the Mountains Echoed’ by Khaled Hosseini | Riverhead, 404 pp., $28.95

Review of “And the Mountains Echoed”

For the fans of Khaled Hosseini’s first two best-selling novels, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns (of which there are many, as his books have sold a combined 36 million ...
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Learning from History: An Interview with Brock Thoene

“People have often asked, and we’ve asked ourselves—how could Nazi Germany participate in the Holocaust? How can you take entire segments of your society, Jews as well as Gypsies ...
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“Banished” ex-Westboro Baptist Church member speaks out in new memoir

“God hates fags,” “God hates you,” “Solders die for fag marriage,” “Thank God for dead soldiers.” Those are among the hundreds of slogans ...
"Mortality" by Christopher Hitchens (US Publisher: Twelve Books | 2012)

A Final Word from Christopher Hitchens: A review of “Mortality”

It seems that many find it difficult to write anything about the late Christopher Hitchens without slipping into hagiography. Indeed, when he passed away on December 15, 2011 of pneumonia, ...

"One Nation Under God" a gem for patriots young and old

One Nation Under God: A Book for Little Patriots is the publishing debut of Amelia Hamilton, one of Landmark Report’s founding writers. The book features original illustrations ...

Year of the Comedian: Ed Byrnes down the house.

I’m aware that I just used a terrible, awful, despicable play on the name Ed Byrne, and really, you don’t deserve such treatment considering that you were kind enough to ...
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