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Jorge Luis Borges

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  • College student's philosophy program brings Plato and Buddha to Jessup prison

    Donald McColl was ready to start his PowerPoint presentation on the questionable origin of some early Christian artworks, but the equipment was acting up. A student asked, "Does anyone have a paper clip?"
  • 'Hypothermia' and other chillers for your Halloween bag

    'Hypothermia' and other chillers for your Halloween bag
    It's the most frightening time of the year: Halloween is upon us again. Whether you dress up for a night on the town or turn out the lights to avoid trick-or-treaters, the Book Bag has you covered. Scaring up a good read will be the least of your worries....

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Buenos Aires

    Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Buenos Aires
    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Not quite Latin America, not quite Europe, Buenos Aires is a delightful blend of old and new. Heavy on nostalgia yet youthful and dynamic, there is rarely a dull moment in the city known as the Paris of the South. Argentina's...

    'Artful' by Ali Smith reads slapdash

     'Artful' by Ali Smith reads slapdash
    At least since whoever wrote "The Arabian Nights" invented postmodernism, we have been visited by metafiction — literature folding in on itself to address its own fictionality. At its best we get "Don Quixote," "Tristram Shandy," Jorge Luis Borges'...

    Review: 'In Partial Disgrace' by Charles Newman

    Review: 'In Partial Disgrace' by Charles Newman
    TriQuarterly still serves as his calling card. Seven years after his death and nearly four decades after he stepped down as editor, Charles Newman will always be best remembered as the dashing pipe-smoker who took Northwestern University's sleepy literary...