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Blogging On History, Science, and Education

Michael Dirda on "Best Christmas Ever: A wrap-up of interesting titles to find under the tree

Michael Dirda, who is just about everyone's favorite book critic, cites "The Story of Science" and "A History of US" in a Christmas book list published in the Washington Post on November 29th. It's a great list that includes books you may not know; if Dirda recommends them they are worth pursuing. One that sounds especially intriguing is "The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands"  with essays by Philip Pullman and others. Another is "For the Sake of the Game: Stories Inspired by the Sherlock Holmes Canon," editd by Laurie R. King and Leslie S. Klinger. I'm awed to be in this exciting company. Dirda calls "The Story of Science" an exhilerating three-volume survey...

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How to Protect American Children From Americans With Guns: Have More Guns?

A notice from a Denver Jewish organization:

Beginning on Monday, November 5, the Entrance  will remain locked throughout the day and will not be accessible, even to those who ordinarily enter using their FOB. You will need to enter the building via the Main Entrance ...

In addition, beginning on Monday, we will have a security guard present with our precious children during their playtime on the front playground.

 

How and why have we allowed American gun zealots to turn us into an armed state and threaten "our precious children" and all of us?

 

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