Virtual Book Talk studies the human and environmental costs of hydraulic fracturing in the Appalachians. Literature and Art | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Image: Princeton University Press Despite the promise of economic spinoffs for the Appalachians by the natural gas industry and the politicians who support it, the region has indeed overtaken the country in terms of job growth, personal income and population … economic impact, people living on land …

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What the autumn of German-speaking literature promises

Berlin (dpa) – The (Nobel Prize winners), cult filmmaker and renowned musician: The fall of German-speaking literature promises to be interesting. Werner Herzog surprises with a new novel, Herta Müller is also back at work. Readers can also expect news from book award winners Clemens Meyer and Julia Franck. What …

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A brief history of summer reading

When the days grow longer and the mercury begins to rise, the pounds appear. Pocket books smeared with sunscreen are stored in beach bags and backpacks, sprinkled on picnic tables and placed in the hollows of hammocks. Like their siblings the summer blockbuster and the summer song, they come: Summer …

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On the other side of the fence: poetry in motion

When was the last time you were in Gig Harbor, Washington? Seen everything? Absolutely ? Even the fun gnome quest that takes place in the area? Well, there is something new going on, and you might like to go out there and explore it, while having a nice and healthy …

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