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The Japan earthquake and tsunami will take years to recover from. But few peoples are as resilient and socially cohesive as the Japanese.
03/19/2011 11:14 am
It was 69 years ago today – Dec. 7, 1941 – that the Japanese Imperial Navy launched a surprise attack against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Four US battleships were sunk and 188 aircraft were destroyed. On the US side, the human toll was horrific, with 2,402 personnel killed and 1,282 wounded. For reflections on this historic day, we recommend one of the five titles below.
12/07/2010 02:21 pm
The 2010 National Books Awards included a few unexpected moments.
11/18/2010 11:47 am
The author who was not nominated for a 2010 National Book Award – Jonathan Franzen – is getting at least as much commentary as those who were.
10/13/2010 03:22 pm
The annual indie film festival is proving a tough sell for moviemakers as the economy craters and distribution channels shrink.
10/19/2009 09:45 pm