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The Irish Times
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’In the mid-nineties, I undertook an MA thesis on Edna O’Brien. At the time, O’B
Declan Kiberd interview: ‘The political elites are much less literate now’
The Irish Times / Posted 21 minutes ago
In the mid-nineties, I undertook an MA thesis on Edna O’Brien. At the time, O’Brien had not exactly been embraced by the academy; critical writing available then included an essay from 1967, a biography from 1974 and a Paris Review interview from... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Clooney, Streep open refugee-focused Berlin film festBERLIN - Hollywood will be out in force to kick off the Berlin film festival Th
Clooney, Streep open refugee-focused Berlin film fest
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 hours ago
BERLIN - Hollywood will be out in force to kick off the Berlin film festival Thursday, with Meryl Streep joining George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the event where Europe's refugee crisis will also play a starring role. The 11-day Berlinale... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Clooney, Streep open refugee-focused Berlin film fest Published: 11 February 2016 12:48 PM (From left) Members of the jury, Italia
Clooney, Streep open refugee-focused Berlin film fest
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 hours ago
Published: 11 February 2016 12:48 PM (From left) Members of the jury, Italian actress Alba Rohrwacher, British film critic Nick James, German actor Lars Eidinger, US actress and jury president... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Timing shows political motive behind new billSenate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is right that public officials shouldn'
Timing shows political motive behind new bill
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 21 hours ago
Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is right that public officials shouldn't hold two big jobs at the same time. It dilutes their effectiveness and prevents more people from serving in higher office. Specifically, the Juneau Republican wants to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Clooney in a skirt, Streep in the juryThe Berlin film festival, one of Europe's top cinema showcases, will get underw
Clooney in a skirt, Streep in the jury
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The Berlin film festival, one of Europe's top cinema showcases, will get underway Thursday, bringing a galaxy of stars to the wintry German capital. More than 400 films will be screened during the 11-day gathering, alongside a slew of special... Read more
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Variety
Variety Critics Pick Their Festival Wish ListsThe Berlin Film Festival’s competition, Forum, Panorama and Generation sections
Variety Critics Pick Their Festival Wish Lists
Variety / Posted yesterday
The Berlin Film Festival’s competition, Forum, Panorama and Generation sections program a cornucopia of films from all over the world — so it was a tough task for Variety’s chief international critic Peter Debruge and critic Guy Lodge to narrow down... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Political Digest"Voter ID is back and voters need to be prepared to bring their IDs to the poll
Political Digest
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
"Voter ID is back and voters need to be prepared to bring their IDs to the polling place," said Kevin Kennedy, Wisconsin's chief election official. "The campaign's message is that most people already have the ID they need to vote. If they don't have... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Nixon Proposes Fantasy Sports TaxMissouri Governor Jay Nixon wants to tap in to fantasy sports revenue as a mean
Nixon Proposes Fantasy Sports Tax
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon wants to tap in to fantasy sports revenue as a means of raising money for education. 162nd District State Representative Charlie Davis disagrees. "At what point are we going to say it's time to stop trying to find new... Read more
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examiner.com
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopenOn a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of th
A ritzy splurge once popular with Houstonians is about to reopen
examiner.com / Posted 4 days ago
On a recent balmy afternoon, very appropriately at Tony’s among the swirl of the ladies who conspicuously lunch, Christian Boyens, the general manager of the Ritz in Paris and its communications director, Anne Benichou, were in town for just a day to... Read more
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Philly.com
New volume of 'Hemingway's Letters' shows a young writer on the riseReviewed by Paul Davis Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM Perhaps no
New volume of 'Hemingway's Letters' shows a young writer on the rise
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
Reviewed by Paul Davis Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM Perhaps no 20th-century writer has had a greater influence than Ernest Hemingway. His novels, short stories, and journalism are penetrating and iconic; his personal life, thinly... Read more
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USA Today
17 times Tom Hiddleston was too much for us to handleThis man. THIS MAN. (Photo: Legendary/Universal) Oh, Tom Hiddleston. With Cri
17 times Tom Hiddleston was too much for us to handle
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
This man. THIS MAN. (Photo: Legendary/Universal) Oh, Tom Hiddleston. With Crimson Peak hitting theaters this weekend, the British actor adds another slightly evil yet incredibly attractive character to his resume. It's a role that could have been... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Surprise Twist in the Mystery of the Lost TelegramsThere’s a famous story people like to tell about an alleged exchange, by telegr
A Surprise Twist in the Mystery of the Lost Telegrams
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
There’s a famous story people like to tell about an alleged exchange, by telegram, between Victor Hugo and his publisher in 1862. Hugo apparently wanted to know whether his new book, Les Misérables, was selling well. Not wanting to spend too much on... Read more
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Mashable
More of us lie about reading 'Alice in Wonderland' than you'd thinkWhat's This?Quite a few people have lied about reading "Alice's Adventures in W
More of us lie about reading 'Alice in Wonderland' than you'd think
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
What's This?Quite a few people have lied about reading "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." "What is the use of a book," thought Alice, reading a hefty, boring tome over her sister's shoulder minutes before tumbling down her rabbit hole into... Read more
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Evening Standard
Have you lied about reading any of these books?When it comes to boasting about our literary prowess, it would appear that many
Have you lied about reading any of these books?
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
When it comes to boasting about our literary prowess, it would appear that many Londoners are content to fib about how many classic books they’ve read. New research has revealed that Brits are dishonest about many of the books they claim to have... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
High-ranked Knights win in OldsThe no. 2 girls basketball team in the province was no. 1 in Olds. The Holy Tr
High-ranked Knights win in Olds
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 7 days ago
The no. 2 girls basketball team in the province was no. 1 in Olds. The Holy Trinity Academy Knights took top spot at the Olds Spartans girls basketball tournament by downing the host team 62-47 in the final Saturday night. �This was the exact final... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Brits lie about reading habits - but how many of these have YOU read?The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic
Brits lie about reading habits - but how many of these have YOU read?
EveningTimes Online / Posted 7 days ago
The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic Pride And Prejudice are among the top 20 books that Britons have lied most about reading. One of the set of Royal Mail’s Special Stamps featuring all six published Jane... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Revealed: Britons' greatest literary lies, but how many have you really read?The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic
Revealed: Britons' greatest literary lies, but how many have you really read?
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
The erotic Fifty Shades trilogy, four Dickens’s novels and Jane Austen classic Pride And Prejudice are among the top 20 books that Britons have lied most about reading. One of the set of Royal Mail’s Special Stamps featuring all six published Jane... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Hoping for win in friendly rivalry - The annual New Year’s Eve Trivial Pursuit Game at my home ended in a tie. Friend Elaine Hubbard and I have been observing the holiday in this way for at least a couple of decades. In the beginning we played unt...The annual New Year’s Eve Trivial Pursuit Game at my home ended in a tie. Frien
Hoping for win in friendly rivalry - The annual New Year’s Eve Trivial Pursuit Game at my home ended in a tie. Friend Elaine Hubbard and I have been observing the holiday in this way for at least a couple of decades. In the beginning we played unt...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
The annual New Year’s Eve Trivial Pursuit Game at my home ended in a tie. Friend Elaine Hubbard and I have been observing the holiday in this way for at least a couple of decades. In the beginning, we played until midnight, then lit some sparklers... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rohan Silva: Showdown between global companies and governments goes onF Scott Fitzgerald once said that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the
Rohan Silva: Showdown between global companies and governments goes on
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
F Scott Fitzgerald once said that “the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function”. By this measure, the late, great American novelist might well have... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Read It and Reap: Discovering a rare book is a rare occurrence Posted Jan. 31, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Jan. 31, 2016 at 6:00 AM What books
Read It and Reap: Discovering a rare book is a rare occurrence
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Jan. 31, 2016 at 6:00 AM Posted Jan. 31, 2016 at 6:00 AM What books do you collect, thinking maybe one day to discover their value or sell them at a high price? I know; I do... Read more
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asianage
Aparna Piramal Raje is the author of Working Out of the Box: 40 Stories of Leading CEOsThree relatively recent books that made me laugh are A Short History of Tra
Aparna Piramal Raje is the author of Working Out of the Box: 40 Stories of Leading CEOs
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
Three relatively recent books that made me laugh are A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka, Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple and Twinkle Khanna’s Mrs Funnybones. Three relatively recent books... Read more
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asianage
Aparna Piramal Raje is the author of Working Out of the Box 40 Stories of Leading CEOsQDescribe your favourite writing space. I am lucky to have two writing spaces
Aparna Piramal Raje is the author of Working Out of the Box 40 Stories of Leading CEOs
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
QDescribe your favourite writing space. I am lucky to have two writing spaces — a dedicated study at home, as well as a cabin next to my sister, who is the managing director of a company. I mostly work out of home, but also go to the office... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Century-old Underwood typewriter goes missing from Baca Street storeWho stole Jennifer Rowland’s almost-century-old Underwood typewriter after it w
Century-old Underwood typewriter goes missing from Baca Street store
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
Who stole Jennifer Rowland’s almost-century-old Underwood typewriter after it was inadvertently left outside last Sunday night, in front of her Art.i.fact consignment clothing store on Baca Street? In the unsuspecting town of Santa Fe, and in the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Arsene Wenger: I can only see myself managing Arsenaltoday claimed he is yet to discuss extended his contract at Arsenal but insiste
Arsene Wenger: I can only see myself managing Arsenal
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
today claimed he is yet to discuss extended his contract at Arsenal but insisted he does not see himself managing another club before the end of his career. The 66-year-old’s current deal expires at the end of next season with Paris St Germain among... Read more
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express
Author and comedian Mark Watson: My six best books MARK WATSON, 35, is a comic who has appeared regularly at the Edinburgh Festi
Author and comedian Mark Watson: My six best books
express / Posted 13 days ago
MARK WATSON, 35, is a comic who has appeared regularly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and on TV show Mock The Week. He has also written five novels. MARK WATSON, is a comic who has appeared... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Paul Thomas: England's Kiwi pick a poke in eye for decencyEqually bogus is the insistence that whatever happened in the past is irrelevan
Paul Thomas: England's Kiwi pick a poke in eye for decency
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Equally bogus is the insistence that whatever happened in the past is irrelevant: it's a new era and the slate has been wiped clean. Former All Black captain Richie McCaw. Photo / Nick Reed Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Just as England summoned... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The greatest hotels in EuropeProvençal’s tough past has long provided the setting for the well-heeled and ta
The greatest hotels in Europe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
Provençal’s tough past has long provided the setting for the well-heeled and tasteful. Hill-topping villages. Castles. Ramparts. Rip out the ruffians and they’re ripe for luxury. Thus, the Bastide de Gordes, clamped to the cliff-side of France’s most... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Quarter+Glory Cocktail Bar Now Open at 14th and U Streets NWThere's a new destination on 14th Street for the $14 cocktail: Quarter+Glory qu
Quarter+Glory Cocktail Bar Now Open at 14th and U Streets NW
Washington City Paper / Posted 14 days ago
There's a new destination on 14th Street for the $14 cocktail: Quarter+Glory quietly opened last week with a list of more than 25 cocktails. (To be fair, some are only $12.) The bar comes from Public House Collective, a New York-based nightlife... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Second act for three grapesF. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his last, unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon, “Ther
Second act for three grapes
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 15 days ago
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in his last, unfinished novel, The Last Tycoon, “There are no second acts in American lives.” Perhaps he was commenting on the futility of overcoming earlier failures in life. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Franklin... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Proposed bill in Wisconsin would provide amnesty for sexual assault victimsWisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault vic
Proposed bill in Wisconsin would provide amnesty for sexual assault victims
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 16 days ago
Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault victims and others who report such crimes can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking. Rep. Joan Ballweg, a Markesan Republican, introduced the bill Monday at a news... Read more
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News 8000
Bill would provide amnesty for sexual assault victimsWisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault vic
Bill would provide amnesty for sexual assault victims
News 8000 / Posted 16 days ago
Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault victims and others who report such crimes can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking. Rep. Joan Ballweg, a Markesan Republican, introduced the bill Monday at a news... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Bill Would Provide Amnesty for Wis. Sexual Assault VictimsMADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensu
Bill Would Provide Amnesty for Wis. Sexual Assault Victims
WDIO Duluth / Posted 16 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault victims and reporters can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking. Rep. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan, introduced the bill Monday at a news... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Bill would provide amnesty for sexual assault victimsMADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ens
Bill would provide amnesty for sexual assault victims
WAOW Wausau / Posted 16 days ago
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin legislators are proposing a bill that would ensure sexual assault victims and reporters can't be cited or disciplined for underage drinking. Rep. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan, introduced the bill Monday at a news... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
USA TODAY's top 100 books of 2015Here are the top 100 books of 2015, according to data from USA TODAY's Best-Sel
USA TODAY's top 100 books of 2015
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
Here are the top 100 books of 2015, according to data from USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is the runaway hit at No. 1. 1. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 3. Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee 4. The... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Making a difference for Marin’s homeless youthOn a daily basis, world news continues to remind us that suffering is part of l
Making a difference for Marin’s homeless youth
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 18 days ago
On a daily basis, world news continues to remind us that suffering is part of life. As part of the human race, individuals want to find ways to help solve problems, but the enormity of issues is beyond our control. As F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in... Read more
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U TV
Undercard takes shape ahead of Frampton v QuiggTiger’s Bay man Frampton and Bury’s Quigg will take to the ring at the sold-out
Undercard takes shape ahead of Frampton v Quigg
U TV / Posted 20 days ago
Tiger’s Bay man Frampton and Bury’s Quigg will take to the ring at the sold-out Manchester Arena on Saturday 27 February. Earlier this week, two more bouts pitting Belfast’s rising stars against English opponents were confirmed for the... Read more
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SecondsOut.com
Taylor And Fitzgerald Added To Frampton/Quigg UndercardCyclone Promotions and Matchroom Boxing announced today that 2014 Commonwealth
Taylor And Fitzgerald Added To Frampton/Quigg Undercard
SecondsOut.com / Posted 21 days ago
Cyclone Promotions and Matchroom Boxing announced today that 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallists Josh Taylor and Scott Fitzgerald have been added to the undercard of Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg’s Super-Bantamweight unification clash at the... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Arguing the tossWill awarding the toss to the away team even up the playing field and deliver m
Arguing the toss
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 21 days ago
Will awarding the toss to the away team even up the playing field and deliver more away Test wins, or is this yet another case of received cricketing wisdom not stacking up with the facts? You will rarely be criticised for choosing to bat. Batting... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Reach out and touch someone at inaugural Charlotte Art ChatGet out into the world and connect with humanity. The first Charlotte Art Chat
Reach out and touch someone at inaugural Charlotte Art Chat
The Charlotte Post / Posted 21 days ago
Get out into the world and connect with humanity. The first Charlotte Art Chat at Common Market South End is January 21 from 5-7 p.m., with the invitation to engage with others. It’s free and open to the public. “If you could think about, back in... Read more
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Miami New Times
Pam Bondi's Star Rises by Doing GOP's Dirty WorkTV cameras encircled Pam Bondi outside Bennett's Fresh Roast, a quaint shop a b
Pam Bondi's Star Rises by Doing GOP's Dirty Work
Miami New Times / Posted 22 days ago
TV cameras encircled Pam Bondi outside Bennett's Fresh Roast, a quaint shop a block from the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, one more stop on a statewide tour in the fall of 2014 with Gov. Rick Scott. Bondi flashed her trademark high-wattage... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich banker pens thrillerAll Ike Caudine wanted to do was make a name for himself and maybe impress his
Greenwich banker pens thriller
Greenwich Time / Posted 24 days ago
All Ike Caudine wanted to do was make a name for himself and maybe impress his ex-girlfriend in the process. But what happens when Ike is drawn into the world of banking’s dark side — money laundering for drug dealers — and finds he likes it? The... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Helen Gregg of Cambridge to celebrate her 100th birthday! Published: January 17, 2016 7:00 AM The family of Helen Gregg of Cambridge re
Helen Gregg of Cambridge to celebrate her 100th birthday!
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 25 days ago
Published: January 17, 2016 7:00 AM The family of Helen Gregg of Cambridge recently gathered to help her celebrate her upcoming 100th birthday. Helen Gregg was born Jan. 22, 1916 to A.J. and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 50 greatest hotels in the worldIt’s all about attention to detail at this ravishing, deeply luxurious New Fore
The 50 greatest hotels in the world
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
It’s all about attention to detail at this ravishing, deeply luxurious New Forest lair. Oak doors are thick; paint finishes rich; floor lights come on as you walk into the bathroom from your quietly opulent bedroom; stylised sitting rooms, one with... Read more
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RTE News
On the Box: Weekly TV PreviewBrand new shows continue to pepper the schedules, while James Nesbitt makes a w
On the Box: Weekly TV Preview
RTE News / Posted 26 days ago
Brand new shows continue to pepper the schedules, while James Nesbitt makes a welcome return, as does Don't Tell the Bride. And it's goodbye to Lady Gaga and American Horror Story:Hotel and Scream Queens Pick of the week: iZombie, Monday, RTÉ2 This... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Rock Gods Read? Who Knew?"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert "
Rock Gods Read? Who Knew?
Tucson Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert "As I Lay Dying" by William Faulkner The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov "Black Boy" by Richard Wright "The Great Gatsby" by F.... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Running NovelistA long time has passed since I started running on an everyday basis. Specifical
The Running Novelist
The New Yorker / Posted 29 days ago
A long time has passed since I started running on an everyday basis. Specifically, it was the fall of 1982. I was thirty-three then. Not long before that, I was the owner of a small jazz club in Tokyo, near Sendagaya Station. Soon after leaving... Read more
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Time
David Bowie and the Oxford Dictionary Had a Mutual Love AffairCA/RedfernsDavid Bowie photographed reading a book, c. 1965. Beloved, bedazzli
David Bowie and the Oxford Dictionary Had a Mutual Love Affair
Time / Posted 30 days ago
CA/RedfernsDavid Bowie photographed reading a book, c. 1965. Beloved, bedazzling and bygone David Bowie was, among many things, a lover of the dictionary. The Oxford English Dictionary shared a quotation about that affection, which has been traced... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Great ForgettingAmerica's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage me
The Great Forgetting
Op-Ed News / Posted a month ago
America's refusal to fund and sustain its intellectual and cultural heritage means it has lost touch with its past, obliterated its understanding of the present, crushed its capacity to transform itself through self-reflection and self-criticism, and... Read more
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News 8000
Civil service changes, fetal tissue, guns top Capitol agendaRepublican lawmakers have scratched most big-ticket items off their to-do list,
Civil service changes, fetal tissue, guns top Capitol agenda
News 8000 / Posted 1 months ago
Republican lawmakers have scratched most big-ticket items off their to-do list, but they've still got plenty to do as they work to bolster their campaign positions before the legislative session ends. Lawmakers return en masse to Madison after their... Read more
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News 8000
Senate plans to take up civil service changes Jan. 20The state Senate plans to take up a bill re-shaping Wisconsin's civil service s
Senate plans to take up civil service changes Jan. 20
News 8000 / Posted 1 months ago
The state Senate plans to take up a bill re-shaping Wisconsin's civil service system on Jan. 20. Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald said earlier this week that the house would take up the measure on Jan. 19. But his spokeswoman, Myranda Tanck,... Read more
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