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December 2008

It’s All Part of Der Process

Of course, it scarcely suffices to look at what we’ve wrought at Guantánamo and abroad and call it Orwellian or Kafkaesque.


National Ambassador for Children’s Literature

This past weekend, NPR ran a short piece on Weekend Edition where, as usual, I learned something new. Though it’s a bit tricky to


November 2008

Australasia

TV comic John Clarke once mocked an Australian Prime Minister’s claim that Australia’s future was in Asia.  “I told him Malaysia’s


Proust: On Reading

Marcel Proust wrote a rather well-known work called In Search of Lost Time, published in France in seven parts between 1913 and 1927. Before he embarked on


Burn without reading?

Making breakfast—coffee and a honey sandwich—I tried to put myself in the mind of Vladimir Nabokov. I’m old, I’m dying, but


Elizabeth Bennet: After the Wedding

Following in Jane Austen’s footsteps… Sometimes after spending my days poring over management texts and improving my understanding of those oh-so-fascinating research methods, at


Murder Most Pleasant

Thanks to my fiancée working in a bookshop, I have been fortunate to discover a bizarre sub-genre of book that I would never have


Economy Impacts Libraries in US

When times are tough… hit the library. In an economic downturn, it totally makes sense that individuals in communities are turning more frequently to the


William Wharton dies at 82

William Wharton, author of Birdy, Dad, and A Midnight Clear died in hospital this week following an infection. Despite the success of Birdy, about a


October 2008

Are Writers Crazy?

The old saying about the fine line between genius and madness seems particularly apt when looking at writers. There must be something about the personality


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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

// Short Ends and Leader

"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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