Art and Culture

Likely Stories Book Review
8:00 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Likely Stories: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan
Jim McKeown

The 2014 Booker Prize winner lives up to the lofty heights of literary fiction we expect from the Man Booker Foundation.


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Likely Stories Book Review
7:59 am
Thu January 1, 2015

Likely Stories: Honeymoon

Honeymoon by Patrick Modiano
Jim McKeown

The 2014 Nobel Prize winner, Patrick Modiano, weaves a story of love, loss, and memory in Vichy France.


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Likely Stories Book Review
8:22 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Likely Stories: Looking Ahead to 2015

Planned reads for Likely Stories in 2015
Jim McKeown

A list of planned reads for Likely Stories in 2015.


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Art and Culture
2:45 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Nuns On The Ranch Give A Heavenly Twist To Beef

Sister Elizabeth feeds Yoda, a water buffalo calf at the ranch. The nuns bought the buffalo to make mozzarella.
Sonja Salzburg for Harvest Public Media

Originally published on Thu January 8, 2015 2:17 pm

Many beer aficionados are familiar with the rare breweries run by Trappist monks. The beer is highly sought after, but it's not the only food or drink made by a religious order. Many abbeys and convents have deep roots in agriculture, combining farm work with prayer.

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Likely Stories Book Review
8:08 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Likely Stories: The Secret History

The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Jim McKeown

A detailed, complex story of 6 members of a class at an elite New England college who find them under the spell of a charismatic professor and the mysterious of the language they study.


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