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Nice post here on the Battle of Antietam, which marked its 150 year anniversary on Sept. 17th. For you Civil War history buffs, be sure to check out Grant's memoirs here: http://goo.gl/GQtqE   #civilwar   #history  
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From today's news. For more on how Iran ended up in this position, see Jeremy Bernstein's "How Iran Got the Bomb." http://goo.gl/RvCmG
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"Book reviews for hire" are on the rise:
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Now and Then's Richard Schwartz, author of “Is a College Education Still Worth the Price?" appeared on KBIA's "Intersection" to discuss the causes and effects of large amounts of student debt.  Watch and listen here:
http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/   #education   #studentdebt  
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Here's a good piece on how paperbacks changed everything, just as ebooks are doing now.
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The Library of America is set to release Jack Kerouac's Collected Poems. Read more on Kerouac and the Beats here: http://goo.gl/HS2f1 #kerouac  
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Did you see this piece in the NY Times today? Echoes many of the points made by Stewart Justman in his piece "Artificial Epidemics." Read how the emphasis on early detection and over diagnosis is hurting patients: http://goo.gl/oMiVz #health   #medicine  
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Interesting piece from TNR on Warhol's place in the history of abstract art. For more, see legendary art critic Hilton Kramer's piece "Abstraction and Utopia," on the birth of abstract art: http://goo.gl/ADMQS   #arthistory  
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From the Metropolitan Museum of Art: These stunning polaroids are Walker Evans' last photographs. Read Jerry L. Thompson's piece "The Story of a Photograph" on Evans' iconic portrait from the Great Depression: http://goo.gl/5EXUu #photography  
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With both tickets filled out, election season is officially here. Will we see anything as strange as Florida 2000? Kenneth O'Reilly looks back. Holy cow!
http://www.nowandthenreader.com/holy-cow-2000-the-strange-election-of-george-w-bush/
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Now and Then Reader publishes nonfiction titles for e-readers featuring original works by writers who are authorities in their fields, excerpts from forthcoming books, and reprints of material that we think deserves to be read again. We concentrate on writings that are historically based but also have relevance for present-day events.

Available exclusively as digital downloads for the Kindle, Nook, iPad and other popular devices. Now and Then titles range from 5,000 to 25,000 words or approximately 15 to 60 pages in length.