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Why Palin Is Smart to Read CS Lewis

Essay: 'Narnia' author wrote his fairy tales for all ages to 'convey truth'

(Newser) - Sarah Palin took some ribbing from View host Joy Behar for saying (more than once) that CS Lewis is among her favorite authors. "Aren't they children's books?" Behar asked in derision. And with that question, Behar becomes like a character in one of Lewis' books—"the type of... More »

Potter It Isn't: New Narnia Lacks Magic

But Dawn Treader has its moments

(Newser) - Critics aren’t enthralled by The Voyage of the Dawn Treader the third film based on CS Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia. (Its Rotten Tomatoes rating is 51%.) But there are some bright spots:
  • Manohla Dargis calls the film “largely dreary” in the New York Times . Still, “though
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What's on Palin's Nightstand? WSJ, CS Lewis, Runner's Tome

'I read everything,' says Sarah, still irked by Couric's question

(Newser) - Katie Couric taught Sarah Palin a very painful political lesson during the last presidential election: Don't look blank when an interviewer asks what you read. This time around, she was ready. She told Barbara Walters she's a big fan of the Wall Street Journal, Alaska newspapers because "that's where... More »

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