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MVRDV's Book Mountain Wins Prestigious Red Dot Design Award

<b>MVRDV</b>’s “mountain of books” in the center of Spijkenisse’s town market square has just been announced as winner of the internationally acclaimed red …

Architecture

Your summer reading guide for 2015

<i>Looking for something to lose yourself in at the beach or on the couch this summer? A handful of RN's presenters share their favourite reads from the</i> …

Books

Merkel is shutting the door on Germany's 'open-door' refugee policy

Merkel has resisted pressure from allies within her Christian Democratic Union to put a cap on the number of refugees entering Germany, which is expected to top 1 million this year. Her willingness to accept refugees had helped earn her a nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize and the distinction of …

North Africa

The Secret History of One Hundred Years of Solitude

A half-century ago, Gabriel García Márquez, after yet another visit to the pawnshop, sent his now signature novel to his publisher. As Solitude turns 50, Paul Elie interviews Gabo’s longtime agent—just weeks before her death, at 85—and discovers the events that led to a literary revelation.<p>The …

The physics and metaphysics of the creation of the universe

On Wednesday, February 11, 1931, Albert Einstein met for more than an hour with a small group of American scientists in the cozy library of the Mount …

Become a Better Man

The Best of the Bests: Ranking the 2015 Best Books Lists

There is something about a numbered list that drives people crazy. Lists alone are bad but numbers, especially, push a person over the edge. …

A Point of View: Is there still any point collecting books?

<b>A lifetime of collecting books has left the writer Howard Jacobson with back injuries, a lack of living space and a sense of sheer pointlessness. But he'd do it all over again.</b><p>I can't remember how old I was when I began collecting second-hand books. I'd like to say eight or nine, but that's because …

Literature

Fiction Book Review: All Things Cease to Appear by Elizabeth Brundage. Knopf, $25.95 (416p) ISBN 978-1-101-87559-9

All Things Cease to Appear<p>Elizabeth Brundage. Knopf, $25.95 (416p) ISBN 978-1-101-87559-9<p>More By and About This Author<p>Brundage’s (bestselling author …

Books