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White Travel Writers, Please Stop Saying You Fell in Love with a Country Full of Brown People

Rosalie Metro considers the historical connotation of travel writers saying they "fell in love" with a country.

How the Exodus Really Happened, According to a New Theory by Israel Knohl

Randy Rosenthal describes Israel Knohl's theory about the true story of the Exodus, described in his forthcoming book.

A Perpetual Layering of Language and Meaning: An Interview with Writer and Translator Jenny McPhee

Nathan Scott McNamara interviews writer and translator Jenny McPhee about her life and work.

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A Book of the Bible Even an Atheist Can Love: Secular Inspiration in Ecclesiastes

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A Convergence of Rad Women at Skylight Books

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