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Absalom, Absalom! The Corrected Text

“Read, read, read. Read everything—trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Real Madrid keeps up pursuit of Barcelona with five-goal victory

<b>(CNN) —</b> Real Madrid kept up the pressure on Barcelona in the La Liga title race with a thumping 5-1 win at Getafe Saturday to close within a point of the leader.<p>Just a few short weeks ago Barcelona had one hand on the trophy with a nine-point lead, but a slump in form and defeat in the El Clasico a …


43 Life-Changing Books You Need To Read

Eat, pray, read.<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

'Waking Up', by SAM HARRIS: A Book Review

I approached Sam Harris' <i>Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion</i> with some advance resistance, knowing its author's reputation as something of a crusader (forgive the term!) against all religions. Even though I share his skepticism about conventional religion, I'm not enough of a …


Read before you speak

I have a suggestion: If you want to complain about curriculum, you need to read the books. Twice in the last week, undergraduates in North Carolina — first at Duke University and then at the University of North Carolina — have objected to assigned books they haven't read.<p>In the initial instance, a …