Book Report: The Sea

The Sea, a novel by John Banville, was published first in 2005. It won the Man Booker Prize, a literary prize awarded each year for the best original full-length novel written in the English language, by a citizen of the Commonwealth of Nations, Ireland, or Zimbabwe. Banville, an Irishman who lives in Dublin, has written a long series…
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What the heck is a MOOC?

Funny, isn't it how new words enter the language. I was introduced to the term MOOC, which means "Massive Open On-Line Course" in the sense of instructional courses that are offered (usually free) to anyone who registers, only the first of November, and now it's being profiled on NPR shows and written about in the Sunday…
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