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"In tarot, the Fool begins the journey. With an innocent heart and a soul full of wonder he sets out on his wanderings, looking to explore the universe, delighting in all things, trusting in all things
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Fiona Mozley is one of the literary sensations of 2017. The part-time clerk at the Little Apple Bookshop in York, England was named a finalist for this year's Man Booker Prize with her first novel Elmet.
Space operas, fairy tales, and a whole bunch of trilogy-enders We’ve reached the end of 2017, and it’s been quite the year for books. December tends to be the slow period of the publishing calendar, but
Adam Roberts finds floods in Manhattan, magic in Paris and a shortage of electricity across the world A year ago, Amitav Ghosh usefully stirred things up with his rebuke to “realist” modes of writing.
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Chinese merchants and the inroads of globalization. The city of Asyut sits in the heart of Upper Egypt, at a crescent-shaped bend in the Nile River, where the western bank is home to a university, a train
Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine
It’s November, which means it’s getting colder outside: the perfect excuse to curl up with a good book. Fortunately, there’s a whole pile of new books coming out this month for you to check out and add
Avgolemono might as well be Greek for heaven (it's Greek for egg-lemon) If I could eat only one soup for the rest of my life, avgolemono would probably be the top contender. It has everything one desires
One of the biggest parties on earth isn’t just about having a good time. Many come to Burning Man to grieve – and inter the ashes of loved ones Tony Edwards, a long-term Burning Man attendee, spent last