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Volume 3 Of Eleanor Roosevelt Biography Chronicles The Rise Of An Activist

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:51pm

Feminist historian Blanche Wiesen Cook published the first volume of her biography of Roosevelt in 1992. Critic Maureen Corrigan says the newly released final volume is exhausting and exhilarating.

Faith, Sex And The South Intersect In 'Virgin'

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 6:00am

April Ayers Lawson's debut story collection features young, often sheltered characters struggling with intimacy in a world where ordinary uncertainties are amplified by a fundamentalist upbringing.

How Does Christoph Niemann Make Art Look Effortless? With A Lot Of Work

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:50pm

The artist and illustrator says that behind every fun, whimsical sketch there are "100 very boring, unsexy steps." Niemann describes his creative process in his new book Sunday Sketching.

With GPS And Graph Paper, Farmers Find A-maze-ing Ways To Bring In Cash

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 2:33pm

Using technology and math, farmers are creating elaborate corn maze designs, from replicas of fine art to Internet kitties. Labyrinths help make ends meet — they yield more cash per acre than crops.

Three Romances To Light Up Your Diwali

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:31pm

We're celebrating Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, with three books sure to strike a spark of romance in your heart, no matter how long and dark the nights are getting.

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