Art and Culture

Art and culture

Jim McKeown

Pleasant excursion through a world of literature and the ideas which tie them together.


Jim McKeown

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


Jim McKeown

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


Jim McKeown

A list of planned reads for Likely Stories in 2015.


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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