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All the Rage

Most great activists—from Ida B. Wells to Dolores Huerta to Harvey Milk to Bill McKibben—are motivated by love, first of all....

Geraldine DeRuiter

I thought my bully deserved an awful life. But then he had one. I never thought I could feel empathy for...

The non-binary brain

Misogynists are fascinated by the idea that human brains are biologically male or female. But they’ve got the science wrong Willingham,...

The Blue Place by

When you read that a series of books are “brilliant and heartbreaking and made of awesome sauce and everybody should read...

The Glad Hosts by

Read the short story online at Lackington’s and then the discussion on metafilter. Mai is a colonist on Shanti, entranced with...

Science fiction now and tomorrow

Science fiction now and tomorrow via The Guardian books podcast: Science fiction now and tomorrow | Books | guardian.co.uk. Lauren Beukes,...

Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk

‘enlightened foreign administration once provided by self-confident Englishmen in jodhpurs and pith helmets’. via Watch this man — www.lrb.co.uk — Readability.

Sagas of Icelanders

So myself and himself have gotten in the habit of bedtime stories. We started off with some fairy tales. First those...

The help by

9780141039282 ; Author’s site Read with HistoricalFavorites Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960. The Help...