books


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.


Good news! Internet worse for bookstores than for reading, Part II

Denyse O'Leary | 7 Jan 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet, literacy


Good news! Internet worse for bookstores than for reading, Part I

Denyse O'Leary | 5 Jan 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, Internet, publishing


Not the voice of my generation

Kate Bryan | 24 October 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: books, celebrities, feminism


Must Amazon’s monopoly be stopped? Can it be?

Denyse O'Leary | 14 Oct 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: books, intellectual tradition, time management


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