Articles tagged cicero

‘Cleopatra’: A Legendary Story Told in Swift, Engaging Prose

Sharp aphorisms, well-chosen quotations, juicy and surprising language -- storytelling rarely gets better than this.

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Conspirita: A Novel of Ancient Rome by Robert Harris

Murder, mayhem, and political Intrigue ... or, Roman politics as usual.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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