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In ‘Birds,’ Sis Makes A Dream World For Grown-Ups

Twelfth-century Persian poet Farid Ud-Din Attar’s epic poem “The Conference of the Birds” is now adapted in a gorgeously illustrated […]

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Fiction and nonfiction releases from Steve Martin, Dionne Warwick, Alex Ross and Jennet Conant. [Copyright 2011 National Public Radio]

‘Tomboy’: Truths And Dares For A 10-Year-Old

The beautiful coming-of-age film Tomboy follows a 10-year-old girl who moves to a new town and quietly — for reasons […]

A Quaint, Compelling ‘Pilgrim’ Tale In The New World

I’ll admit, it’s kind of hokey to be talking about a novel called The Pilgrim, right before Thanksgiving. What’s even […]

Telling Stories: Hear 5 National Book Award Finalists

Every year, on the evening before the National Book Award winners are announced, the finalists are celebrated in an evening […]

‘Micro’: Michael Crichton’s Last Is Larger Than Life

It’s both a sad and celebratory moment when, if you’re as devoted a fan as I am of the novels […]

Ten Things The Sting App Should Do

Sting has told Billboard magazine that he doesn’t know if he’ll ever make another conventional album. For the moment, he’s […]

Thanksgiving From America’s Melting Pot

“This is how the Americans do it,” my grandmother would say as she laid the marshmallow-covered sweet potatoes on the […]

‘A Fish In Your Ear’: What Gets Lost In Translation

The Russian language has a word for light blue and a word for dark or navy blue, but no word […]

Regis Philbin Explains How He ‘Got This Way’

Regis Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for clocking more hours in front of a television camera than anyone else […]

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