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New York Post
Today's college 'leaders' miss the whole point of education‘Don’t judge a book by its cover.” When parents offer this advice to kids, the
Today's college 'leaders' miss the whole point of education
New York Post / Posted yesterday
‘Don’t judge a book by its cover.” When parents offer this advice to kids, they rarely mean it literally. But a couple of years ago I found myself saying it in a bookstore — about actual books and covers. My daughter, a voracious reader, was turning... Read more
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The Sault Star
On the same pageThere are five essential elements to make up a story. One could say those same
On the same page
The Sault Star / Posted 7 days ago
There are five essential elements to make up a story. One could say those same elements are needed for book clubs too. After all, a good mix of setting, characters, plot, conflict and resolution and you’ve got one heck of a book club. A local club,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Noise of Time, Julian BarnesIn the late 70s, a group of young writers assembled for boozy Friday lunches at
The Noise of Time, Julian Barnes
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
In the late 70s, a group of young writers assembled for boozy Friday lunches at Bursa, a Turkish-Cypriot kebab house on the fringes of Bloomsbury distinguished by its proximity to the offices of the New Statesman. The literary editor, Martin Amis,... Read more
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AdWeek
After 20 Years, David Granger Is Stepping Down as Esquire's Editor in ChiefThere's a significant changing of the guard taking place at Hearst, where it wa
After 20 Years, David Granger Is Stepping Down as Esquire's Editor in Chief
AdWeek / Posted 14 days ago
There's a significant changing of the guard taking place at Hearst, where it was announced today that longtime Esquire editor in chief David Granger will step down after nearly 20 years leading the iconic publication. His replacement: Jay Fielden,... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
We won at the P SaraThe Authors notch up their second victory away from home, with a little help (s
We won at the P Sara
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 14 days ago
The Authors notch up their second victory away from home, with a little help (sort of) from your correspondent The victors (from left): Sebastian Faulks, Roger McCann, James Holland, Nicholas Hogg, Tony McGowan, Charlie Campbell, Matt Thacker, Ed... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Book Review: A virtuoso featThe literary editor of that magazine, Martin Amis was, by all accounts, the sta
Book Review: A virtuoso feat
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
The literary editor of that magazine, Martin Amis was, by all accounts, the star of a show that included James Fenton, Christopher Hitchens, Clive James and Ian McEwan. Amid such a crowd it's hard to imagine Julian Barnes getting a word in. On... Read more
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The Irish Times
This is the Ritual, by Rob Doyle: Brooding narratives of tentative iconoclasm Doyle’s storytelling is compelling, engaging, suffused with wit, honesty and
This is the Ritual, by Rob Doyle: Brooding narratives of tentative iconoclasm
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
Doyle’s storytelling is compelling, engaging, suffused with wit, honesty and emotional intelligence but it is still only a tentative foray. There is more, and better, to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The Mark and the Void, Paul MurrayA novel situation. At first, Paul Murray's novel looks as if it has arrived wo
The Mark and the Void, Paul Murray
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
A novel situation. At first, Paul Murray's novel looks as if it has arrived woefully late to the game, or two games: financial-crisis satire and post-modern game-playing. Since the derivatives market, in language and logic, was pretty much born... Read more

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