Future Home of the Living God, Louise Erdrich’s latest novel...takes the idea of a ‘retrieval of history’ seriously – not just in its pale liberal version (‘memory’), but as the thuddingly physical possibility that creatures from a previous stage of evolutionary history will begin to be born. Read more →
In its sensuous immediacy, the world, its fields, hills, mountains, streams, seas and many skies, heat and cold, wet and dry, its secret past unfolds. This world, this mind holds our secrets, secrets of origin, of unfolding and of end.
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A new study to be published in the September issue of the journal Social Science & Medicine has found that people who read books for 30 minutes a day lived longer than those who didn’t read at all. Read more →