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28 January 2012

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

By // Books

When I picked up this wonderfully researched and evocative novel, my knowledge of Ethiopia was woefully limited. Within a few pages, Abraham Verghese drew me in to a world of …

19 November 2010

2,500 Years of History in 42.2 Kilometers

By // Sports

The Battle of Marathon took place in 490 BC. Legend says that a soldier named Pheidippiedes ran from the site of the battle to Athens to relay news of the …

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