Nashville library offers ‘I read banned books’ library cards

Last year, there were 729 challenges to library, school and university materials and services, according to the American Library Association. Photo: The Nashville Public Library’s banned books library card 06 April 2022 | CNN Staff The Nashville Public Library (NPL) […]

Book: ‘Mothers, Fathers, and Others’ addresses the realities of motherhood

Siri Hustvedt seeks to reclaim the messiness of motherhood. Aren’t we, she asks, all mixed up, a melange, a mess? Photo: Detail: ‘Mothers, Fathers, and Others’ 20 December 2021 | SHARMILA MUKHERJEE | NPR Mothers, Fathers, and Others: Essays by Siri […]

Excerpt: The Vietnam War

Photo: Title: Anti-Vietnam War placards surround Toronto’s war memorial in 1969. Photographer: Reg. Innell Date: April 6, 1969 28 July 2021 | The War | James Porteous | Excerpt from All of Me The scorched-earth images from Vietnam were so […]

Obituary: William F. Nolan – Prolific SciFi Writer (Logan’s Run) (93)

Photo: William F. Nolan and Ray Bradbury The American author wrote hundreds of stories in the science fiction, fantasy, horror, and crime fiction genres as well as as a screenwriter. 18 July 2021 |  Mike Glyer | File770 | With additional videos and wire stories By […]

Poets, fighters and dreamers: Kurdish women tell their own stories a new collection

Photo: The anthology celebrates the “colourful lives” of Kurdish women, says editor Houzan Mahmoud (AFP/Delil Souleiman) ‘Kurdish Women’s Stories’ gives voice to women who ‘kept the momentum of political struggle in Kurdistan alive’ but whose experiences are often overshadowed 17 […]

Updated: Watch: Herd: A Spiritual Journey (Documentary)

The film follows an 8-day ‘Equinisity’ retreat with animals and nature as well as details on the retreat itself, located in Kamloops BC. This item has been updated owning to a concerning update in the Guardian. Please take the following […]