29 April 2010

‘Godthink’

Time to pop a well-meaning bubble: All religions are basically the same. Stephen Pothero calls this “naive theological groupthink – call it Godthink –” perpetrated by […]
26 April 2010

Home again in Chinatown

Bestselling author Lisa See will present her new novel, Shanghai Girls, at the Library, Wednesday, April 29 at 19h30. Today she shares an essay that originally […]
25 April 2010

Great moments in art

Really, really bad cover art for science fiction books, lovingly collected for your perusal, admiration, and ridicule.
25 April 2010

The peculiar generation

Those Americans born from the late 1930s to the mid-1940s, the pre-Boomers, have never had a “generation” to call their own. Richard Pells mourns this oversight […]