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Raphaël Kies is a researcher in political science at the University of Luxembourg; co-founder of the E-democracy center, Switzerland; and a member of Réseau de Démocratie Électronique, France.

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We can only hope that the bacon craze, now a bit revolting in its ever-so-American excesses, has passed its peak.

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Can Irish sexuality free itself from the criminal evidence, the violent expression, the caricatured reaction?

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From the title of the book, one might think that this will be some sappy tale or series of tales about some ladies and what their favorite dresses mean to them. That is certainly not what you get.

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(Alfred A. Knopf Publishers, September 14, 2010

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The relationship novel has a venerable pedigree stretching at least as far back as Jane Austen, a hardy lineage onto which has been grafted all manner of cross-pollinating hybrids, from the adolesc

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A new manager assigned to a project is told by his predecessor that three envelopes have been placed in his top desk drawer and labeled One, Two, and Three.

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If you thought it was impossible to tell a torturous tale about torture with grace, depth, insight, and compassion, then you must read In The Company of Angels by Thomas E. Kennedy.

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In some ways, Jim Collins’ newest book, How the Mighty Fall . . .

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Some books are works of fine literature. Others are insightful and educational works of nonfiction. Still others are just a hoot to read.

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People have forgotten how to eat.

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Would you like some sugar with your sugar? If so, Dulce is the book for you. This is a book that more than lives up to its name.

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“The byproduct of suffering, if you’re lucky, is appreciation. . . .
My windfall has always been a sweet tooth, the gold watch that
deflected the bullet aimed straight at my heart.”

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Those of us who grew up in the age of early television sometimes wonder whatever happened to this or that character.

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It’s simple: stretching is essential for well being. Understanding that thought is easy. Regularly stretching, however, can be a challenge; and this book is here to help.

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Stefan Klein has written such a beautiful book that the reader can easily remain unaware that the original language was German.

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The world of popular science writing is a fiercely competitive one, and its inhabitants attempt to ensure their own survival by choosing an audience (technically educated or not?

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Long Before Food Network personalities Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee showed us how to turn out worthy meals in record time, there was Peg Bracken, an over-stressed working mother who unapologetically

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What makes Loose Girl moving is the sheer amount of tragic honesty Cohen puts on the pages.

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How to Master Your Muck by Kathi Burns hits everything on the checklist for a well-designed book. A “how-to” title? Check.

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Nat Geo Amazing! is an awe-inspiring collection of human culture, animal oddities, and true tales of wonder.

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The Artificial Ape is a book with a plausible idea, but that is all it has.

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“I have always preferred,” wrote the French 19th century author Anatole France, “the folly of passion to the wisdom of indifference.”

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