Discovering Austen

Children's Books | Books that introduce Jane Austen to children
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 4/11/19, 02:39 pm

Goodnight Mr. Darcy

Kate Coombs

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Books on life and death

by Susan Olasky
Posted 4/11/19, 01:52 pm

Let’s Talk About Death over Dinner 

Michael Hebb

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China in three views

Books | The country is the new riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 4/11/19, 01:46 pm

How China Sees the World, by John Friend and Bradley Thayer (University of Nebraska Press, 2018), stresses the troubling growth of Chinese racism, which first emerged as pushback against dominance by European nations and Japan. Then Chinese intellectuals channeled Darwin and argued racial groups were “either superior or inferior, modern or primitive, with the yellow and white races more advanced and civilized and the brown, black, and red much less so.”

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