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In "We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast," the author argues that individual actions matter when it comes to the environment.
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Supported by Nordea-fonden While Foer sees that the voice of the author can drown in the media, he does see an important
"Here I Am" is Jonathan Safran Foer's first novel after 11 years. Jacob Bloch, its anti-hero, after one well-received novel published when he was very young, is writing for television, and doesn't like it.
As promised, today’s New York Times Style Magazine has a story about Natalie Portman and her directorial debut (7.17.16). Apparently
Readers and most writers do not pay much concern to the way the writing looks on the page, but there are daring authors that provide meaning to their work through the use of unique and innovative formatting. Here are a few novels that reimagined what a novel should look like within its physical binding.
If we take apart the motivations and rationales and biographies of some of the leading exponents of plastic realism, we find that their official personas match the ideal neoliberal subject being constituted in their works.
Welfarists believe that farmed animals can be treated with respect in both life and in death, but there is nothing respectful about taking a life. To kill is inherently the utmost act of disrespect.
This past summer, I read the novel Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer. It details the story of one man, whose
Trying to govern the world with force I see this not succeeding. The world is a spiritual thing, it cannot be forced, to force it is to harm it, to control it is to lose it.
Jeff wrote me a song that he sang in front of the whole school and I thought I was lucky that the same boy who was my first kiss would also be my last, because I was sure I was going to marry him.
Just a Thought: Chipotle's 'Cultivating Thought' Series Needs to Feature Mexican and Mexican American Authors for Their Mexican Restaurant
Doesn't Chipotle Mexican Grill serve, um, Mexican food? Wouldn't having Mexican or Mexican American authors fit their burritos and bards theme?
“I really just wanted to die with frustration,” Foer, who apparently didn't have a smartphone, told Vanity Fair. Starting
Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.
You aren't born a writer, you become a writer. Some families have multiple doctors, lawyers, construction workers, teachers, etc. But how many families have multiple, successful writers?
Just in time for Christmas, a story to share while snuggling around the fire (or space heater). Once upon a time, a beloved, wealthy young man walked away from his family, away from his riches, away from glittering worldly ways in search of truth and integrity.
In her commencement address at Smith College, Arianna Huffington told the class of 2013, "Don't buy society's definition
Farm Forward is developing an application called BuyingPoultry.com, which will be an answer for people who are willing to spend a little bit more for humanely raised products but are confused by the labels.
Simon Block's stage version of Foer's novel might still benefit from a few tweaks, but it captures much of what made the book so compelling and even adds some intriguing new angles on the stories.
So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!
For Vogue's September issue, their team trekked to The Mount, Edith Wharton's estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, for a literary