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Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 1:21 PM

“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books, New York, 2014. 282 pages. $26.Society is slow to change. We’ve learned how to treat diseases and conditions that, in the past, killed us well before our hair turned gray. But now that we know what to do, we don’t know when to stop doing it. Medical solutions are not always the best solutions. And yet “Fix it” remains the mantra, even when fixing it threatens great risk to quality of life.

Updated Oct 21, 2014 at 7:55 PM

HOPEWELL — Robert J. Sawyer, the science fiction author whose novel "Flashforward” was the basis for a 2009-10 television series by the same name, will visit Finger Lakes Community College on Sunday, Nov. 2, as part of the George M. Ewing...

Updated Oct 5, 2014 at 10:18 PM

HOPEWELL — The days are gone when comic books were low-profile kids stuff relegated to drugstore spinner racks and the occasional campy TV show.

Updated Oct 2, 2014 at 4:52 PM

While the original registration deadline has passed, there’s still time to get in on the Book Feast organized by Finger Lakes Community College. It’s a feast both for body, mind and soul, as participants enjoy a dinner and book discussion moderated...

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 4:34 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Women in Clothes” Edited and written by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leeanne Shapton and 639 others. Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, New York, 2014.

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 4:30 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year” By Tavis Smiley with David Ritz. Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2014. 288 pages. $30.

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 3:03 PM

BOSTON - The devil didn’t make him do it, but Hollywood did.

Updated Sep 4, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Author Richard Mickelson will sign copies of his book, “The Wizard of OZ, Where is he Now?” during Palmyra Canal Town Days.

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 3:33 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“What We See When We Read: A Phenomenology with Illustrations,” by Peter Mendelsund. Vintage Books, New York, 2014. 419 pages, paperback. $16.95.

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 10:05 AM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,” by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Columbia University Press, New York, 2014. 104 pages. $9.95 paperback. Also available as an e-book.

Updated Aug 12, 2014 at 3:54 PM

Park Presbyterian Church, 110 Maple Court, Newark, will host a discussion on the faith of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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