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2015/05/19 06:26
2015/05/19 06:26
5d
Orlandersmith, the creator of “Forever,” is no stranger to chaos and conflict.Credit Illustration by Chang Park; Reference: Joan Marcus The suffering-artist narrative is as old as Socrates chugging...
2015/05/19 06:26
2015/05/19 06:26
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2015/05/18 22:13
2015/05/18 22:13
5d
I once heard that when a gazelle is trapped in the jaws of a lion, its brain releases chemicals that cause it to stop struggling. It becomes tranquil, maybe even cheery, as it hastens toward its...
2015/05/18 15:05
2015/05/18 15:05
6d
... (Age at death: 51 approx.) Honore de Balzac; 20 May 1799;- 18 August 1850) was a French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively...
2015/05/15 07:29
2015/05/15 07:29
9d
I HAVE been in Ilorin over the past two weeks, including even the days I spent in Lagos and Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, to attend a funeral ceremony, as I reported, last week. The most important political...
2015/05/08 10:51
2015/05/08 10:51
16d
It is common knowledge that everyone has a different level of sensitivity to emotional information. Some of us cry at the mere thought of something sad while others remain indifferent even in the...
2015/05/06 08:54
2015/05/06 08:54
18d
Whether you're a strict vegetarian or a contented carnivore, meat poses a vexing efficiency problem. Crowded into feedlots, the modern cow burns through an estimated 25 pounds of corn and soybeans for...
2015/05/03 07:48
2015/05/03 07:48
21d
It's the only vegetable we've had success with in the last couple of years. Our tomato crop was a dismal failure and the peppers petered out but the asparagus, which for some reason Paul sowed in the...
2015/05/02 23:42
2015/05/02 23:42
21d
... talk now – island hopping”, “playing golf, call me back” and, “sorry, she’s somewhere in France …” are just three of the responses proffered when trying to track down that most elusive of...
2015/04/28 17:42
2015/04/28 17:42
25d
Libraries everywhere are under threat. After all, who needs a library today, when it is possible, without even getting out of bed, to find and read almost any book or article that has ever been...
2015/04/27 22:38
2015/04/27 22:38
26d
When I was a child, the grammar school I attended regularly hosted a book fair. For a few glorious days, a couple of times a year, the foyer of the grand assembly hall would be transformed into a...
2015/04/25 15:02
2015/04/25 15:02
29d
... voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust As another fine week comes to a close at Starts With A Bang, let’s take a look back at all the topics...
2015/04/24 16:12
2015/04/24 16:12
30d
Malcolm Knox's much admired fiction is characterised by his investigation of the secret lives of his characters. Malcolm Knox looks fit for a writer. Not that people who spend all day hunched over a...
2015/04/24 13:12
2015/04/24 13:12
30d
From nervous students to frail war veterans, state television anchors to professional sportspeople, one by one they climbed on to the stage to unleash breathless eulogies in honour of their...
2015/05/19 06:26
2015/05/19 06:26
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