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  • How Literature Saved My Life

    Looking through a hyper-personal lens, David Shields offers opinions and proclamations on what makes particular writers important.

  • Joseph Anton

    Salman Rushdie’s story of living under a ‘fatwa’ is ultimately a moving tale of fidelity to principle.

  • Milan Kundera: 10 quotes on his birthday

    To celebrate the 83rd birthday of Milan Kundera, here are some favorite quotes from the novelist.

  • One Day: movie review

    'One Day' is a rom-com weepie that fails to explain why two would-be lovers should care about each other year after year.
    08/19/2011 02:01 pm

  • Liu Xiaobo: Vaclav Havel confronts Chinese on sentencing of dissident

    Former dissident and Czech president Vaclav Havel visited the Chinese Embassy in Prague this week in support of Liu Xiaobo, a Charter 08 author and democracy activist who received an 11-year prison sentence last month. Mr. Havel was a principal author of Charter 77, which targeted suppression in the Soviet East Bloc.
    01/07/2010 02:44 pm

  • Murder mystery vexes ex-Soviet bloc

    The death of Bulgarian writer Georgi Markov in 1978 raises questions about Europe's lingering ties to communism.
    10/28/2008 01:00 am

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Endeavor Global, cofounded by Linda Rottenberg (here at the nonprofit’s headquarters in New York), helps entrepreneurs in emerging markets.

Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

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