Seidensticker

20 Apr 19
dogdaz

5 Facts about Rabbits from Smithsonian: Giant Rabbits In celebration of the annual spring appearance of the Easter bunny on Sunday, Smithsonian Science offers these facts from Rabbits: The Animal Answer Guide, a new book by John Seidensticker, conservation scientist at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, and Susan Lumpkin, freelance writer. 🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐇🐰🐰🐰 1 Rabbits are not […]

19 Apr 19
Blogging Theology

Bob Seidensticker writes: I’m afraid that the crucifixion story doesn’t strike me as that big a deal.The Christian will say that death by crucifixion was a horrible, humiliating way to die. That the death of Jesus was a tremendous sacrifice, more noble and selfless than a person sacrificing himself for the benefit of a butterfly. And […]

18 Apr 19
jf

(Cross Examined) – Bob Seidensticker: I’m afraid that the crucifixion story doesn’t strike me as that big a deal. The Christian will say that death by crucifixion was a horrible, humiliating way to die. That the death of Jesus was a tremendous sacrifice, more noble and selfless than a person sacrificing himself for the benefit […]

13 Apr 19
The Pine-Scented Chronicles

Book Specs Author: Jun’ichirō Tanizaki Translator: Edward G. Seidensticker Publisher: Vintage International Publishing Date: October 1995 Number of Pages: 202 pages Genre: Fiction, Japanese Literature Synopsis It is the 1920s in Tokyo, and Kaname and his wife Misako are trapped in a parody of a progressive Western marriage. No longer attracted to each other, they […]

08 Apr 19
Tampa Bay News Wire

(Sarasota, FL) – Oak & Stone, a New American tavern known for its craft beer, artisanal pizza and gourmet fare, will launch a new craft beer brewed by and in support of area veterans. The beer will be unveiled on Thursday, April 4 at 6 p.m. at Oak & Stone’s flagship location at 5405 University […]

02 Apr 19
Thornfield Hall: A Book Blog

Once a month, À la  Caffeine, the provincial coffeehouse for itinerant writers,  hosts a magical Silent Book Club.  Like the magic theater in Hermann Hesse’s novel Steppenwolf, it is “NOT FOR EVERYBODY.” The head barista founded the group after reading an article at Read It Forward about the grassroots  silent book club movement.  It is […]