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Cover of Michael Bunker's self published book, "Pennsylvania Omnibus."...
Five years ago, printing your own book was stigmatized and was seen as a mark of failure."But now," says Dana Beth Weinberg a sociologist at Queens College who is studying the industry, "the self...
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Issued in the midst of the Korean War, this cover makes clear that that even...
This summer, All Things Considered has been exploring what it means to be a man in America today — from a second look at popular notions of masculinity and men's style, to attitudes toward women —...
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Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers of a ...
The clock is ticking for the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The world's largest opera company may be headed for a shutdown. Most of the union contracts for the Met expire in a week. Yesterday, Met...
Brothers and aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright walk together in 19...
Joshua Wolf Shenk doesn't believe in the myth of the lone genius. "What has one person ever done alone?" he asks NPR's Robert Siegel. "We think of Martin Luther King and Sigmund Freud and Warren...
Volunteers such as this woman — who's with a group that calls itself "Las ...
Since October, a staggering 57,000 unaccompanied migrant children have been apprehended at the southwestern U.S. border. Sometimes, they've been welcomed into the country by activists; other times...
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