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Alarm bells for civilization.

Alarm bells for civilization. Dyer, Gwynne It would have taken quite a hardy soul to see a bright side to the First World War at the time, but it may have served a useful purpose nevertheless. And, like the alarm bells of a stricken ship, it still rings insistently across the decades, saying: “do something […]

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Science is no quiet life.(Max Perutz, Nobel Prize winning scientist)

Science is no quiet life.(Max Perutz, Nobel Prize winning scientist) Grove, J.W. Nobel Prize winner Max Perutz, whose eventful life has just drawn to an end, is best known as a brilliant scientist. But he was also a gifted and insightful writer and a keen observer — of the natural world, the political landscape, and […]

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Passion and comfort (Jeanette Winterson).

Passion and comfort (Jeanette Winterson). Malca Litovitz MALCA LITOVITZ teaches at Seneca College and completed her MA thesis on the novels of E.M. Forster. Her writing has appeared in Prairie Fire, Descant, Toronto Life, and Books in Canada. ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT. London: Pandora Press, 1985. London: Vintage, 1996. WRITTEN ON THE BODY. […]