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    Sunday September 11, 2016

    The Sunday Edition "We can handle the good life, if only we take the time."

    Award-winning Dutch author Rutger Bregman makes the case for more leisure in his book, "Utopia for Realists: The Case for a Universal Basic Income, Open Borders, and a 15-Hour Work-week".

    Posted: Sep 11, 2016 12:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 09, 2016 6:04 PM ET
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    Sunday September 11, 2016

    What to read when the world has gone mad

    15 years ago, 9/11 seemed to mark the beginning of a great unravelling, at least in this part of the world. 2016 has been particularly scary and discombobulating - mass shootings, a global refugee crisis, terrorist attacks, devastating fires and floods, and in the political world, Brexit and Trumpism. For our first program of the season, The Sunday Edition is planning an antidote -- a little dreaming, a little comfort, with an exploration of the restorative powers of literature.

    Posted: Sep 11, 2016 1:10 PM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 09, 2016 6:05 PM ET
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  • Hisham Matar

    Sunday August 28, 2016

    The Sunday Edition Hisham Matar's lifelong quest to discover how his father died

    Hisham Matar's father was a Libyan dissident who disappeared under the regime of Moammar Gadhafi. His new memoir, The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, chronicles his search, and his own struggle to understand his troubled homeland. It is already being hailed as a classic.

    Posted: Aug 28, 2016 1:54 PM ET
    Last Updated: Aug 28, 2016 9:04 AM ET
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