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"[A] book ... unlike a television program, moving picture or any other 'modern means of communication' ... can wait for years, yet be available at any moment when it happens to be needed."

—Joseph Wood Krutch (1893-1970) American critic, natrualist, writer, The Modern Temper

 

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Bling for Indonesia's new mega-rich  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:19:48 GMT
Wealth and growing inequality in Indonesian capital Jakarta 
Is India's construction boom behind Pune village landslide?  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:19:25 GMT
Is India's construction boom behind Pune village landslide? 
VIDEO: Who are the children fleeing to the US border?  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:16:37 GMT
Who are the children ending up at the US border? 
Broods: New Zealand's next pop export  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:16:22 GMT
Meet New Zealand's next big musical exports 
Poles eat apples to annoy Putin  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:29:12 GMT
Why Poles are eating apples to annoy Putin 
Captured troops: Israel's weak spot?  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:59:13 GMT
The capture of soldiers in 2006 forced Israel to pay a heavy price 
CAR crisis: 'Lame-duck' president?  Fri, 01 Aug 2014 00:27:24 GMT
CAR's leader faces a tough battle to unite a divided country