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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....

    The last typewriter made in the U.K. has left the building

    The last typewriter made in the U.K. has left the building
    The last typewriter to be made in the U.K. has rolled off the production line -- and straight into London's Science Museum. Brother has been making typewriters in the U.K. since 1985, the BBC reports, producing 5.9 million typewriters at its Wrexham...

    Karl Rove likes reading Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, that Karl Rove.

    Karl Rove likes reading Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, that Karl Rove.
    Karl Rove: Fox News commentator, conservative who caused consternation on election night, major Republican strategist. And fan of metafictional writer Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, really. The news comes from Rove's own website (via Twitter). Since 2010, Rove...

    Occasionally atrocious

    Occasionally atrocious
    Every writer -- even the great ones -- suffers rejection. Several years ago, The Missouri Review went digging in the Alfred A. Knopf archives and retrieved a collection of in-house readers' reports documenting the publisher's rejection of several...