Books

Grace Paley sits beside a pile of books in her home in Thetford Hill, Vt., April 9, 2003 (AP Photo/Toby Talbot).
Arts & Culture Books
Paley knew by instinct what science now confirms: the role reading plays in developing empathy for the other.
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Thomas MaierAugust 16, 2017
As social observers, generally from opposite ends of the political spectrum, both men were keenly aware of England’s long-held class divisions.
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Nicholas P. CafardiAugust 16, 2017
Government action at every level has caused segregated housing and its ugly effects in the United States.
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Paul LauritzenAugust 15, 2017
Paul Lauritzen reviews "War: An Enquiry" by A. C. Grayling
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David J. O'BrienAugust 10, 2017
H.B.S. can provide students with a “golden passport” to a wealthy lifestyle, but do ethical business practices get lost along the way?
People cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank through Checkpoint 300 (CNS photo/courtesy Sean Hawkey, World Council of Churches).
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Elizabeth WebbAugust 10, 2017
Elizabeth Webb reviews "A Land Without Borders" by Nir Baram.