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Curl Up With 'The Tuscan Child,' A Truly Cozy Mystery

9 hours 59 min ago

This tale of an RAF pilot, the Italian woman who rescues him after a crash, and 30 years later, his daughter, is so skillful and comforting that you may not even notice the fact that there's a war on.

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'The Dialogues' Takes On Physics And Reality In Words And Pictures

February 23, 2018 - 8:21am

Commentator Adam Frank interviews physicist Clifford Johnson, who has taken a new approach to the exploration of questions about the nature of the universe — the graphic novel.

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The Enduring Lyricism Of W.E.B. Du Bois' 'The Souls Of Black Folk'

February 23, 2018 - 2:01am

The collection of essays about black American life has been republished for Du Bois' 150th birthday anniversary — and still has plenty to say to those encountering it.

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This Is Moebius' Brain Off Drugs: Late Artist Gets High On Life

February 22, 2018 - 4:00am

Inside Moebius is the last long-form book the legendary French comic artist completed before his death in 2012. It's a loopy story based on the notes he kept while weaning himself off of marijuana.

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W.E.B. Du Bois At 150

February 22, 2018 - 2:07am

The great African-American sociologist, historian and writer W.E.B. Du Bois was born 150 years ago this week. His classic book, The Souls of Black Folk, has been republished with a new introduction.

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