New today from the Century:
- Walter Brueggemann reviews Susan Jacoby, "an important truth teller. Her book's core idea is that old age is real, inescapable and often dreadful—despite society's illusions."
- Steve Thorngate on the conversation Rep. Akin provoked
- Debra Bendis on Atina Diffley's organic-farming memoir
- Lil Copan on artwork by Sheila Mahoney Keefe (subscription required)
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