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The Tale of Genji

10 Books That Changed the Way I See the World

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.18.2013 | Books
Maria Rodale

Of all of Pollan's books, this is my favorite. This "plant's-eye-view of the world" enables you to see nature from the perspective of plants and animals, imagining that perhaps they use us just as much as we use them.

The Powerful Appeal of Opera To Ethnic Communities (VIDEOS)

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In 1964, when a new musical based on the tales of Sholem Aleichem began its pre-Broadway tryout in Detroit, the producers feared the show might be "to...

Sanjusangendo

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Heaven, may I be a Yurikamome amid Chrysanthemum flowers at Gion Matsori? High over Yasaka, show me a bird's eye view of Kannon, the god of mercy Bo...

On Kon Ichikawa

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Norman MacAfee

I saw The Burmese Harp in the mid-1960s, during the Vietnam war, and one specific image stayed with me, so much so that I have used it several times in poems.