From ARPA, a review of Why is There No Labor Party in the United States? by Robin Archer; and a review of Religion in American Politics: A Short History by Frank Lambert. Is the House of Representatives too small? Research suggests that districts may now be getting too big for adequate representation. From American, a scramble is underway to redraw boundaries, from the Balkans to the Arctic. What does it all mean?; and Don’t Know Much About Geography: At some point, America decided that providing kids with a geography education didn’t matter. That was a mistake. The Dumbest Generation?: George Santayana, too, despaired of a generation's ignorance, warning that "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" — that was 1905. From Mclean's, an interview with Jill Price, the woman who can't forget anything. A review of Ingmar Bergman, Cinematic Philosopher: Reflections on His Creativity by Irving Singer. Nicole Lanctot reviews Sound Unbound: Sampling Digital Music and Culture, edited by Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky. On a tour of India to promote his latest book, A Prisoner of Birth, Jeffrey Archer says that he doesn’t depend on controversies. A review of A Treasury of Foolishly Forgotten Americans: Pirates, Skinflints, Patriots, and Other Colorful Characters Stuck in the Footnotes of History by Michael Farquhar.

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