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After Earth Day, Who “Speaks” for Nature?

Human Planet. (Photo Credit: © Timothy Allen/BBC 2010)

Aren’t most of our public policy debates about the environment informed by factoids/partial data/dramatic images supplied by media coverage rather than the relevant research?

A Must-See Movie for Book Lovers Now on DVD

Steidl - Grass

On top of everything else that they do, libraries with collections of thoughtfully published art books are also, essentially, museums.

Why ‘Marble Season’ is My Favorite Book of 2013 (So Far)

Marble Season Cover-400

As far as outside-of-school literacies are concerned, “Marble Season” is possibly a definitive treatise on the subject without even intending to be…

With ‘42’ in Theaters, Here’s a Free Movie Starring Jackie Robinson


Alfred Green’s 1950 film, made at the height of Robinson’s career, is in the public domain…

Book Giveaway… Les Misérables: From Stage to Screen

Les Mis -- all the stuff you get

If I can appreciate all the work that authors Nightingale and Palmer put into this book, imagine how genuine fans might feel…

5 Reasons ‘Blancanieves’ is the Most Thrilling ‘Snow White’ Ever


From Spain, a true new classic…

Sparking Visual and Cultural Literacy with ‘Reimagined’ Movies

Lang - 2001

Which of these movies would you most want to see?