From FLYP, a look at how two ardent fans are working to preserve a Southern folk tradition. Obama's New Tech Guru: How federal CTO Aneesh Chopra will make government innovative. More on Real Education by Charles Murray. A review of Why Don't Students Like School? A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom by Daniel T. Willingham (and more). The Long Goodbye: An article on the book business and its woes. An interview with Craig Calhoun, President of the Social Science Research Council. It's supposed to be the gold standard for conservation, but is Unesco's World Heritage project harming the very places it seeks to protect? A look at how In Character is making the virtues devilishly interesting. Scientists have solved the moral conundrum of whether fish suffer pain — but never mind, there's probably no cod. More and more on Dead Aid by Dambisa Moyo. The first chapter from James Lovelock: In Search of Gaia by John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin. A review of The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia — and How It Died by Philip Jenkins. A review of Ecological Intelligence: Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy by Daniel Goleman.

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