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Get Your Copy of "The Cradle and the Sword!"

Read Chapter 1 right nowfor FREE. A historical opera of sweeping proportions, The Cradle and the Sword hurtles the reader from the classical ages of Greece and Persia back into the mists of prehistory, chronicling the wars, intrigues, discoveries and triumphs of the world’s first great civilizations. A web of tales brings together an unforgettable […]

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Time’s Orphans Have Names

Greece and Rome can often feel like unbelievably ancient places. How much further from us, in time, could people possibly get? And what could such ancient people have in common with us, today? Quite a lot, as it turns out! Invite an ancient Greek or Roman writer into your mind for an afternoon. He’ll crack […]

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There Is No Yesterday

An interactive experience in speaking with people from the past Certain photos demand your attention: vintage mugshots of Australian criminals; portraits of soon-to-be victims of Stalin’s Great Purge, or of nomads in the desert or the steppe. You stare into these peoples’ eyes and wonder what they were thinking about, what their days were like, how their […]

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9 Books to Read by Age 30

These are the books that defined my 20s. Read them to become a better writer—or a more interesting person. Each of these books will teach you new ways of thinking about things you’ll face — or are now facing — in your twenties. If you’ve already read some of them back in high school, read them again now that […]

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The Fascination of the Abomination

Why is the human mind so eager to explore the darkness? What do we hope to learn there? I. Paradoxes of the heart Have you ever watched a movie that was so scary you couldn’t look away? For as long as I can remember — and probably longer — I’ve been intrigued by monsters. At preschool age, I had what my […]

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