Displaying articles for: March 2013

From Gooroo's Pro-Magnon Kitchen

Hunting locally, gathering sustainably—foraging with the future of mankind in mind.

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The Fun Parts

Are punchy prose and revelatory antics the key to a short story renaissance?

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Salt Sugar Fat

Has the rise of processed food created a generation of addicts?

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Alone on the Ice

A 1913 exploration of Antarctica takes a death-defying turn.

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Benediction

A view of the Colorado landscape and a family's new horizon.

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Out of Order

Tales of the High Bench's history, from the first female justice to take her place on the Court.

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Speedboat

A long-out-of-print gem of wry postmodernism returns.

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Ten White Geese

A Welsh farmhouse offers a garden of earthly delights.

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Middle C

Why the eighty-eight-year old novelist's new work reads like a debut.

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Lean In

Facebook’s COO on female empowerment, in business and beyond.

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July 29: On this day in 1878 Don Marquis was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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Paradise and Elsewhere

Canadian short story marvel Kathy Page emerges as the Alice Munro of the supernatural from these heartfelt tales of shapeshifting swimmers, mild-mannered cannibals, and personality-shifting viruses transmitted through kisses.

Pastoral

When a persuasive pastor arrives in a sleepy farm town, his sage influence has otherworldly results (talking sheep, a mayor who walks on water). But can he pull off the miracle of finding kindly local Liz Denny the love of her life?  Small wonder looms large in this charmer from Andre Alexis.

The Hundred-Year House

When a poetry scholar goes digging through the decrepit estate of his wife's family to uncover a bygone arts colony's strange mysteries, he awakens a tenacious monster: his mother-in-law. A wickedly funny take on aging aristocracies from author Rebecca Makkai (The Borrower).