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E.B. White, Harper Lee, and 'Goodnight Owl'

Every night I read some, or all, of a book to baby bird. I say ‘some of’ because there are odd nights where she is just too fussy to make it the whole way through. 90 more words


What We're Reading: Week of June 30

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Joyce, de Beauvoir, Louis Armstrong, and 'Intelligence Community Directive 203: Analytic Standards'

Independence is an elusive concept, with different meanings for different people. Around this time of year, we are reminded that, for some, many years ago, it meant freedom from King George, and from the tyranny of taxation without representation. 3,867 more words

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The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud

“The concept of this book hooked me right from the start – Kamel Daoud has rewritten The Stranger… 426 more words

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Microbes & the Future

The vanillin (major flavor compound in vanilla beans) found in most food products on the market is derived from a three-step synthetic process that converts the molecule guaiacol to vanillin. 78 more words

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More Summer Reads for Summer (??) Days

So, I’m not really sure what is going on with temperatures and such here this summer – but between the rain and the general cold, it seems like summer is on a vacation!  381 more words


TOP READS (June 2015)

After a very busy month at Alphabet Soup, it’s that time again! Our team of Top Readers* are back with their favourite reads from June. 89 more words

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