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Salon.com
Morrissey’s writing a novel: Will “List of the Lost” be a morose delight or a shrill garbage fire?Should I be excited or frightened by the announcement that Morrissey will relea
Morrissey’s writing a novel: Will “List of the Lost” be a morose delight or a shrill garbage fire?
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Should I be excited or frightened by the announcement that Morrissey will release a novel this fall? No true-blue disciple of the former Smiths singer can respond with anything but spectacularly mixed feelings, and not just because Mozz has managed... Read more
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The Weekly Standard
All Booked UpThis book has no theme other than the inexhaustible and inextinguishable pleasu
All Booked Up
The Weekly Standard / Posted 15 days ago
This book has no theme other than the inexhaustible and inextinguishable pleasure of the written word. Even in his weakened condition, James prefers the act of reading to that of listening to a text, noting that actors performing on audio books often... Read more
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Quartz
The land of the Kama Sutra is still waiting for a sexual revolution - Quartz Coming soon Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan—the most interesting recent rel
The land of the Kama Sutra is still waiting for a sexual revolution
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
- Quartz Coming soon Neeraj Ghaywan’s Masaan—the most interesting recent release in what is already a special... Read more
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Independent
Robert Conquest: Revered historian and poet who was the first to catalogue the full horrors of the Stalinist purges of the 1930sConquest was born in Great Malvern, Worcestershire in 1917. His father was an A
Robert Conquest: Revered historian and poet who was the first to catalogue the full horrors of the Stalinist purges of the 1930s
Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Conquest was born in Great Malvern, Worcestershire in 1917. His father was an American of independent means who served in the Ambulance Corps during the First World War. He went up to Oxford in 1937, where he read philosophy, politics and economics... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Robert Conquest, historianIn the 1970s Conquest was invited to meet the opposition leader Margaret Thatch
Robert Conquest, historian
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
In the 1970s Conquest was invited to meet the opposition leader Margaret Thatcher to discuss the Soviet threat. According to her authorised biographer Charles Moore, Mrs Thatcher was advised that Conquest liked plenty to drink, so she laid in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: how to write about race in the USOne of the charges against Rachel Dolezal, the “biologically white” woman who r
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: how to write about race in the US
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 28 days ago
One of the charges against Rachel Dolezal, the “biologically white” woman who recently resigned from the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is that she misrepresented herself in her application to... Read more

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