Goodbye Christopher Robin Releases First Trailer

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Goodbye Christopher Robin gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children’s author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Continue reading “Goodbye Christopher Robin Releases First Trailer”

Goodbye Christopher Robin Releases First Trailer

The Hidden Message in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”

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In his introduction to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” L. Frank Baum claims that the book is simply an innocent children’s story. But some scholars have found hidden criticisms of late-nineteenth-century economic policies in the book. Is it possible that one of America’s favorite children’s stories is also a subversive parable? David B. Parker investigates the text for clues.  Continue reading “The Hidden Message in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz””

The Hidden Message in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”

The Fastest Way to Alphabetize Your Bookshelf

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You work at the college library. You’re in the middle of a quiet afternoon when suddenly, a shipment of 1,280 books arrives. The books are in a straight line, but they’re all out of order, and the automatic sorting system is broken. How can you sort the books quickly? Continue reading “The Fastest Way to Alphabetize Your Bookshelf”

The Fastest Way to Alphabetize Your Bookshelf

Goosebumps Stories That Weren’t Allowed To Be Printed with R.L. Stine

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Whatever happened to the Goosebumps stories that were so scary the publisher refused to release them? This Halloween, author R.L. Stine shared some of his favorites! Continue reading “Goosebumps Stories That Weren’t Allowed To Be Printed with R.L. Stine”

Goosebumps Stories That Weren’t Allowed To Be Printed with R.L. Stine

Harry Potter and the translator’s nightmare

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Accio Harry Potter translations! Continue reading “Harry Potter and the translator’s nightmare”

Harry Potter and the translator’s nightmare

Henry Rollins Reads Dr. Seuss

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Henry Rollins reads and deconstructs the children’s book “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by the acclaimed children’s author Dr. Seuss and points out that maybe one of the places Dr. Seuss needs to go is the 21st century. Continue reading “Henry Rollins Reads Dr. Seuss”

Henry Rollins Reads Dr. Seuss