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margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Apr.06.2013
 I have been working in the field of child sexual abuse and incest for several years now. Over the course of time, I’ve met many others who are also working in this field. I would like this blog to be a THANK YOU to all of you who have been so diligently helping to end this scourge. I...
phil-bronstein's picture
Feb.11.2013
For the first time, the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden tells his story — speaking not just about the raid and the three shots that changed history, but about the personal aftermath for himself and his family. And the startling failure of the United States government to help its most...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.23.2013
Why do we protect the freedom of literature and the arts and deny the same to others, even if they might use a similar creative medium or idiom? Salman Rushdie said in an interview: “I really worry about how it’s become so easy to attack books, movies, paintings, works of scholarship there...
patricia-thomas's picture
Oct.27.2012
     I am always trying to get my students to read the newspaper, to find out what's going on in the world and to get involved with issues of the day that have an affect on them.  It's one way  to motivate them to become engaged in their classes and to realize how...
farzana-versey's picture
Sep.09.2012
Osama bin Laden was a huge industry when alive. He continues to be one in death, shrouded in mystery. No surprise, then, that ‘No Easy Day’ by a former Navy SEAL has topped the charts. Matt Bissonnette used the pen name "Mark Owen". Had I read the book, and the contradictory version the...
farzana-versey's picture
Aug.30.2012
If you walk into a New York restaurant and hear some people talking in Urdu, they could be terrorists. That is what NYPD wants you to believe. It boggles the mind that after years of US occupation of Afghanistan, the city police have not figured out that the Taliban – assuming they are the...
dale-estey's picture
Mar.06.2012
I was about to write: "I wonder if Kafka ever imagined that his..."  but - hey - we're talking about Kafka. He was capable of imagining anything. In fact, contemplating his life portrayed in a theatre in a country which did not then exist might be right up his Golden Lane...
robert-earle's picture
Jan.01.2012
Night of the Golden Butterfly is the fifth volume in Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet, so I will have to confess right away that it's the first of the five I have read.  Does this matter?  Probably....but probably not very much.   This novel is a coherent work within itself that raises all...
mayra-calvani's picture
Oct.19.2011
  Full name: Abu Bin Mohammed ZubairBook title: The Silent and the LostPublisher: Pacific Breeze Publishers, LLC (June 27, 2011)Publisher’s Website:http://www.pbreezep.comISBN-10: 0982593961ISBN-13: 978-0982593967Genre: Historical FictionAmazon Purchase Link:http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Lost-...
mayra-calvani's picture
Oct.19.2011
  Full name: Abu Bin Mohammed ZubairBook title: The Silent and the LostPublisher: Pacific Breeze Publishers, LLC (June 27, 2011)Publisher’s Website:http://www.pbreezep.comISBN-10: 0982593961ISBN-13: 978-0982593967Genre: Historical FictionAmazon Purchase Link:http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Lost-...