Melvin Jules Bukiet, Strange Fire.
Literary Fiction: Melvin Jules Bukiet is an award-winning writer whose work has been translated into six languages and praised by book critics in major markets across the country. (Chapter I, 15 minutes)
Scott Anderson and Ari Shavit compare the hundred year old vision and current reality of the Mideast.
American novelist, journalist, and a veteran war correspondent, Scott Anderson,and Israeli reporter and columnist for Haaretz, Ari Shavit take a look at the modern Mideast through a historic lense, from on the early visionaries (1897-1917) to the current struggles.
Barry Estabrook uncovers some rotten tomatoes in Tomatoland.
Award-winning activist food writer and author Barry Estabrook decries tomato growing and harvesting processes in Florida.
Ian Doescher doth make much ado about Lucasfilm's Star Wars.
A fan of William Shakespeare since 8th grade, Ian Doescher borrows the bard's iambic pentameter to have fun with R2D2, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, and Princess Leia.
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