Books

In this 1955 file photo, Mamie Bradley, mother of Emmett Till, pauses at her son's casket at a Chicago funeral home.
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Shannen Dee WilliamsApril 26, 2017
One cannot begin to understand the current deterioration of American race relations without confronting the enduring realities of white supremacy present in the case of Emmett Till.
Don Quixote statue in Belgium. Photo by Dennis Jarvis
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D. Scott Hendrickson reviews "The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World" by William Egginton
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In the spirit of the planting season, I offer tips for growing strong readers.
The Good Samaritan by Theodule Ribot. Source: Musee des beaux-arts de Pau
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Dennis VellucciApril 25, 2017
Dennis Vellucci reviews "Signals" by Tim Gautreaux.
By Ferdinand Pauwels
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George T. DeasApril 25, 2017

This is a book I have long needed to read. Martin Luther is in the top tier of 16th-century greats whose life, actions and works forever changed the landscape of Christianity and, therefore, all of Western civilization. Yet my knowledge of the man himself was scant and tainted.

Judas Goes to Find the Jews by James Tissot. Source: Brooklyn Museum
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Gail Lumet BuckleyApril 25, 2017
Gail Lumet Buckley reviews "Judas" by Amos Oz.