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The movie version of "Midnight's Children" is a labor of love, and that love helps make it better than it probably has a right to be. The sweeping story of Salman Rushdie's novel is infused with magic, epic in scope, richly allegorical and steeped in the history of India. It's just too big to be contained in a feature film.
"The Old Romantic" (Riverhead Books, $25.95), by Louise Dean: It's easy to imagine American readers being scared off by the all-saturating Englishness of Louise Dean's novel "The Old Romantic," published last year in the U.K. and this month in America.
Those ruler-wielding nuns and the grape juice and cookies at vacation Bible schools didn't do a good job. Nonbelievers know more about religion than Christians do, according to a Pew survey released Tuesday.