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All You Need is Love: Paulo Coelho’s New Novel, Adultery

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By Joseph Peschel Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho is one of the most popular writers in the world. His best known novel is The Alchemist published in 1988. Since then, Coelho seems to have churned out a book every year or so. His books have been translated into 80 languages and have sold more than 165 […]

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A Trip Back to Beijing — Courtesy of Xu Zechen and Eric Abrahamsen

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By Megan Shank Step out of the Beijing airport, and taste the tang in the air. For the remainder of your time in the capital, it will linger, metallic, on the back of your tongue. Is it burning plastic? Coal? The sweat of migrant workers who have come to chase dreams and money? The boozy […]

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Science Fiction Television: Still Lost in Space?

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WE LIVE IN A GOLDEN AGE of television, as the recent Emmy Awards broadcast never failed to remind us. Although the Emmys have been mocked for taking this message a bit too earnestly, it’s hard to deny that many recent scripted shows are among the best in the television’s history, and that the combination of […]