Anne Rice on Called Out of Darkness

John J. Miller has a new Between the Covers podcast up.  This one is with Anne Rice: . . . on her new memoir about returning to the Catholic Church after many years away from it. This is an important public conversation—first and foremost, it’s an embrace of faith and a rejection of atheism. From looking through her book, it’s clear that Rice has some liberal theological views (ordination of women, for instance), but this is a footnote compared to the larger point. Her...

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Anne Rice on Called Out of Darkness

John J. Miller has a new Between the Covers podcast up.  This one is with Anne Rice: . . . on her new memoir about returning to the Catholic Church after many years away from it. This is an important public conversation—first and foremost, it’s an embrace of faith and a rejection of atheism. From looking through her book, it’s clear that Rice has some liberal theological views (ordination of women, for instance), but this is a footnote compared to the larger point. Her...

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Corduroy Mansions

Just found out about this interesting literary experiment: Alexander McCall Smith is writing his first ever online novel Corduroy Mansions exclusively for Telegraph.co.uk. A new chapter will appear on this page each weekday for the next 20 weeks. The best-selling author welcomes your suggestions as the story unfolds. You can read or listen to the serialized novel online as well as via email and RSS feed.  You can also get updates through Twitter. Seems like a good use of technology to both...

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Corduroy Mansions

Just found out about this interesting literary experiment: Alexander McCall Smith is writing his first ever online novel Corduroy Mansions exclusively for Telegraph.co.uk. A new chapter will appear on this page each weekday for the next 20 weeks. The best-selling author welcomes your suggestions as the story unfolds. You can read or listen to the serialized novel online as well as via email and RSS feed.  You can also get updates through Twitter. Seems like a good use of technology to both...

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World War II Japanese Tank Tactics by Gordon L. Rottman and Akira

World War II Japanese Tank Tactics by Gordon L. Rottman and Akira Takizawa is another booklet in Osprey’s “Elite” series, which explores the history of military forces, artifacts, personalities, and techniques of warfare.  The book is 63 pages, including a few pages of additional commentary at the back of the book. The book is divided into the following parts: Introduction (covering the creation of the first armored unit in the Imperial Japanese Army in 1934 to 1941); Unit...

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