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Art & Design


Kirstin’s recommendations 12.19.08

Two historically-rooted fictions-a film about arms dealing and a novel about a Sudanese refugee-explore the lives of outsiders.

Out of darkness: A Mumbai story

A review of the film Slumdog Millionaire, which tells the story of a boy who rises to fame on India's hottest game show.


To the letter

A review of A.J. Jacobs' book The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible.

Some books bite. Good books leave scars.

A shameless fanboy's reflection on books that help us believe.


An open letter to literature

Chronicling an English major's complicated relationship with books.

Life on the threshold

The nature poetry of Liberty Hyde Bailey and the igniting of an urban imagination.


A lasting impression

A review of a young adult favorite, Ellen Raskin's The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues.

Standing alone

A review of the 1974 young adult novel The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier.


Writing with light

The photographs of Andre Kertesz and the world of stories, and the stories of the world.