Belonging: The Science of Creating Connection and Bridging Divides by Geoffrey L Cohen

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Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books and the New Testament eds Carol Meyers, Toni Craven, Ross S Kraemer is currently on special offer for ebook. (affiliate link)

"a groundbreaking work … a thorough look at every woman and group of women mentioned in the Bible, whether named or unnamed, well known or heretofore not known at all"

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Drumming with Dead Can Dance: and Parallel Adventures by Peter Ulrich

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"A must for fans of Dead Can Dance and the 4AD label, and at the same time, a fascinating slalom through the ups and downs of trying to pursue a vision through the music industry."

Cannibal-themed "Bones and All" makes the ultimate case for veganism

Based on the book by a vegan activist, Luca Guadagnino's gorgeous film probes issues of class, culture and choice

About Bones and All

Based on Bones & All: A Novel by Camille DeAngelis

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Jack O’Connell Happily Bared All in ‘Lady Chatterley’s Lover’ Sex Scenes

As Netflix’s take on the classic novel steams up the streamer—and has the whole internet hot and bothered—the star explains the importance of the explicit, fully nude scenes.

How the Trucking Industry Became the Dystopian Frontier of Workplace Surveillance

A new book describes how intrusive monitoring technologies have upended truckers’ way of life—and what that means about the expansion of workplace surveillance for all of us.

About Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance by Karen Levy

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Stoking the Witchfire: Yoga Cultivation for Sorcerers by Vijnananath from the Guide to the Underworld series. (affiliate link ebook) (publisher print)

"Many traditions of magic and mysticism speak of an Inner Fire, a power that interfaces with spirits, enlightens the subtle senses, and fuels magic. Very often, instructions for stoking this Witchfire are lacking or left vague."

From 2018:

Meet the Hidden Architect Behind America's Racist Economics

Nobel laureate James Buchanan is the intellectual linchpin of the Koch-funded attack on democratic institutions, argues Duke historian Nancy MacLean

About Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean

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A New Kind of Trans Poetics

In A Queen in Bucks County, Kay Gabriel finds a connection between trans femininity and modernism as she documents one person’s winding journey from suburb to city.

About A Queen in Bucks County by Kay Gabriel

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Hitting the Books: AI is already reshaping air travel, will airports themselves be next?

Or, 'Why there aren't any tchotchke shops in private terminals.'

More about Power and Prediction: The Disruptive Economics of Artificial Intelligence Kindle Edition
by Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, Avi Goldfarb

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Frankenstein Underground by Mike Mignola, Ben Stenbeck, Dave Stewart ebook currently on special offer (affiliate link)

"After a fight with Hellboy, Frankenstein's monster escapes the terrible Mexican laboratory where he was imprisoned and discovers strange creatures beneath the desert, where he'll learn some of the greatest secrets of the mystical world in the strangest Hellboy spinoff yet!"

Divergent Terror: At the Crossroads of Queerness and Horror ed W Dale Jordan

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"Midnight stretches across the land. Moonlight illuminates a singular crossroads. One path leads to queerness. The other to dark creatures, shadowed corners, and things that go bump in the night.

But here…just here in the center of that crossroads those two worlds collide. This is the home of Divergent Terror."

Really, Really, Really, Really Weird Stories by John Shirley, illo Dan Sauer (affiliate link)

"A New Edition with Four New Stories"

IDEK. The TOC seems the same as the ebook release from 2021? But, different publisher, and new cover, either way, I guess.

AI Reveals the Most Human Parts of Writing

When do writers want help finding inspiration? And when do they want full control? Computers could expose the true future of the medium.

"With the advent of high quality computer-generated text, writers suddenly have a half-decent writing buddy who at least wants to do what they ask (even if it doesn’t always succeed) and has no desire to take any credit."

A Novel That Will Make You Laugh and Then Punch You in the Gut

Kevin Wilson’s Now Is Not the Time to Panic features narrators haunted, yet not bound, by troubled pasts.

About Now Is Not the Time to Panic: A Novel by Kevin Wilson

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Luda: A Novel by Grant Morrison ebook on discount today for $3 (affiliate link)

"A drag queen initiates her protégée into the magical arts in this phantasmagoric epic, the first novel from the legendary comics writer and New York Times bestselling author."

John Toland (Seán Eoghain of the books) – the Inishowen founder of western Pantheism

This week marks the 352nd anniversary of the birth of John Toland, the Inishowen-born philosopher who was a founding father of western Deism and Pantheism.

What is the Value of Philosophy? | Interview Supercut

"This is a supercut of interview guests answering the question, 'what is the value of philosophy?'"

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