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DVD Review: James May’s 20th Century

James May looks at some of the most important inventions of the last century. Read More »

Book Review: The Hundred-Year-Old Who Climbed Out Through the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

As a hilar­i­ous and enjoyable romp through the 20th Cen­tury, Jonas­son's novel has been trans­lated into 29 lan­guages and been a bestseller in many countries. Read More »

Book Review: Solo by Rana Dasgupta

A remarkable book which breathes life into the uncertainties, confusion and questioning of the postmodern age. Read More »

Book Review: The Year We Left Home by Jean Thompson

A sweeping emotional story of one American family during the tumultuous three decades at the end of the 20th century. Read More »

Books Review: The Classic Slum by Robert Roberts and Not Like This by Jane Walsh

Two books about life in the early 20th-century British northern slums are a powerful warning about the need to provide genuine anti-poverty measures today. Read More »

Book Review: The Cigarette Book: The History and Culture of Smoking by Chris Harrald and Fletcher Watkins

The Cigarette Book is full of interesting, funny, and often strange bits of trivia about cigarette culture . Read More »

Book Review: Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic by Michael Scammell

New biography of one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century recognizes his importance despite his warts. Read More »

Book Review: The Blue Orchard by Jackson Taylor

A moving novel of gender and race in early 20th-century Pennsylvania Read More »

Discovery’s Cronkite Remembers Shows How Truly Remarkable Uncle Walter Was

The late, great CBS news anchor shows a funny, warm, human side in this re-broadcast of the the 1997 cable mini-series. Read More »