Tuesday, August 4, 2015 Av 19, 5775

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Daphna Berman, JE Feature
As Denise Powell tells it, she grew up on two kinds of soul food. The first, which her mother cooked for the family, consisted of smothered fried chicken, homemade biscuits, and fried tomatoes in gravy. The other, which her mother cooked outside the home, included brisket, onion kugel, and chicken livers cooked in schmaltz. "I grew up on black soul...
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But the Liberty Bell has a resonance few American icons can match
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It's accepted as a truism that the majority of Philadelphians take the wealth of historical artifacts that surround them -- the most significant dating from the period of this country's struggle for independence -- pretty much for granted. I say this with some certainty since I count myself as typical of those who've spent most of their lives in and...
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Is Bob Horowitz Doylestown's answer to Mr. Roarke? The plane ... the plane? Better make it the R5. Nobody's doing fantasy better than Bucks County real-world favorite Horowitz. But no one man's a fantasy island, and Horowitz is the Jewish juggernaut at the head of Juma, a company that has made reality worth waiting for. Fulfilling his fantasies these days...
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Depends on who you ask, and 'Scene' did just that with 'City' experts from the 'burbs
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It's "Sex and the City 2," and it's time to meet the "girls" again. Well, here they are: Lori Coren and Linda Rigberg. You were expecting maybe Carrie and Samantha? Trust the "Scene": you're better off with these two from Langhorne and Elkins Park. But that's not why you stood in line and boxed out the other women at the...
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Roberto Bolaño's books are suddenly everywhere, which is a fortuitous development for readers who like adventurous fiction. This literary stroke of luck is thanks in good part to the persistence of the estimable and always forward-thinking New Directions publishers. Farrar Straus and Giroux somehow beat out ND for the rights to two of the late Chilean-born novelist's longest and perhaps...
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