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Melanie Saxer Johnston's New Book Preserves Her Father's Memories of Liberating Buchenwaldnew

Although he spoke little to others about the worst of what he saw, Johnston is grateful that he shared those details with her. It allowed her to empathize with victims of all kinds.
East Bay Express  |  Anneli Rufus  |  09-04-2008  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Fatih Akin Returns to Fiction in 'The Edge of Heaven'new

Over the course of two features, one documentary and a handful of shorts, Akin has devoted himself to depicting the lives of Turks within present-day Germany, and the complicated relationship between the two countries.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Sam Adams  |  07-31-2008  |  Reviews

In Stuttgart, the Mercedez Benz Museum Writes a High-Gloss Version of Automotive Historynew

The museum not only pays tribute to a particularly expensive brand of automobile, it also offers up a history of the entire twentieth century, framed by the invention of a new method of motorized travel in 1885 and the widespread recognition of global warming today.
New Haven Advocate  |  Eric Goldscheider  |  07-22-2008  |  Travel

The Reformation of Matthew Foxnew

Against the odds, an Oakland, Calif., theologian -- most famous as a critic of Pope Benedict XVI -- takes his inclusive notion of Christianity global.
SF Weekly  |  Ryan Blitstein  |  09-14-2005  |  Religion

Water Torture: Flooding and the Future of the Worldnew

One billion people, many of them among the world's poorest, live in the potential path of a 100-year flood. Due to the effects of climate change, rising sea levels and unsustainable human activities, that figure is expected to double by midcentury.
L.A. Weekly  |  Margaret Wertheim  |  09-13-2004  |  Environment

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