The challenge of the alt-right

Philip Devine | 19 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: alt-right, books, minorities, poverty

The unfilmable ‘Blood Meridian’

Christopher Douglas | 16 March 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, films, gnosticism, violence

Harry Potter and the surprisingly poignant literary theme

J. Andrew Deman | 26 February 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, death, Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling

Comrade Don Camillo: a light-hearted quarrel with Communism

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 October 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, communism, Italy, World War II

Are American Jews falling out of love with Israel?

Michael N. Barnett | 09 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: American Jews, books, interviews, Israel
A new book examines the tension between commitments to Jews and non-Jews.

Anna Karenina: family happiness and unhappiness

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, family relationships, happiness, Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy's famous novel throws light on what makes or breaks a family.

The myth of the disappearing book

Andrea Ballatore and Simone Natale | 7 Nov 2016 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, digital books, e-books, future of the book, reading

Your kids and the facts of life

Mary Cooney and Carolyn Smith | 03 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: books, sex education

Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell: a Tudor makeover

Richard Rex | 23 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Hilary Mantel, Tudor England
To make Thomas Cromwell a hero, you have to turn him into Thomas More.

The byte may destroy the book but the novel isn’t over yet

Camilla Nelson | 08 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, digital media
Technology has always transformed the novel -- look at Dickens.

Adolescent fiction: from Nancy Drew to Scars

Barbara Kay | 06 May 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, young adult fiction
Does immersion in dark fictional worlds really help teenagers?

Libraries: too un-cool to survive in an internet age?

Denyse O'Leary | 26 Feb 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, information technology, public schools system

Why does Pope Francis keep dropping hints about a century-old dystopian novel?

Francis Phillips | 04 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, Pope Francis
Perhaps he wants journalists to read it.

The enduring appeal of C S Lewis

Francis Phillips | 13 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, C. S. Lewis
A clear prose style, an honest, warm voice are qualities that will always attract readers.

The Great Divorce between heaven and hell

G. Tracy Mehan III | 13 January 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: books, C. S. Lewis, drama
C S Lewis comes to the stage, and leads the audience into deep waters.

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