The Wall Jumper: A Berlin Story by Peter SchneiderSchneiders characters, like Kunderas, are sentient and sophisticated figures at a time when the constraints of Communist rule persist but its energy has entirely vanished.—Richard Eder, Los Angeles Times Book Review
When the Berlin Wall was still the most tangible representation of the Cold War, Peter Schneider made this political and ideological symbol into something personal, that could be perceived on a human level, from more than one side. In Schneiders Berlin, real people cross the Wall not to defect but to quarrel with their lovers, see Hollywood movies, and sometimes just because they cant help themselves—the Wall has divided their emotions as much as it has their country.
An honest, rich book. . . . It is one those rare books that come back at odd moments to intrude on your comfortable conclusions and easy images.—Robert Houston, Nation
10 Sunscreen Myths You Believe That Make Dermatologists Cringe
Name one skincare product that works immediately upon application, and continues to keep your face looking healthy, wrinkle-free, and youthful for years to come. Shilesh Iyer, M. On overcast days, only visible rays but not UVB rays from the sun are blocked. The best way to protect the skin is with sun protection. Not sure exactly what to look for when selecting a sunscreen? Iyer says to keep the following four things in mind.
We all know how important it is to slather on sunscreen before heading outdoors, but did you know that it's equally — if not more — paramount to apply SPF even when you're inside? Or that you really should be reapplying about every two hours? Because the hard and fast rules of UV protection are often blurred, we've reached out to dermatologists to find out the truth behind sunscreen, when to wear it, and for how long. Sunscreen should be worn daily, no matter your location — indoors and outdoors. That means even if you spend most of your day indoors, says Ava Shamban, a dermatologist in Los Angeles: "Indoor UV exposure can occur from ultraviolet that penetrates through glass, which is UVA. UVA is emitted at the same level — all day long — where is UVB, which is blocked by glass peaks mid-day.
I don't like using lotion-based sunscreens, but I protect my skin in other ways.
The American Academy of Dermatology offers a wealth of information on sunscreen and sun safety. In addition to the FAQs below, find additional information with these resources:. Download all the FAQs listed below. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends everyone use sunscreen that offers the following:. However, sunscreen alone cannot fully protect you. Every day if you will be outside.