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Maud Newton
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The clock is ticking! Get a personalized postcard from @rcurriejr or @maudnewton before our fast-approaching deadline bit.ly/1meRDgy
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Social Security and the Treasury target taxpayers for their deceased parents’ decades-old "debts": wapo.st/1n34eE7 via @michelledean
I'm moving my cloud files from @Dropbox to Google Drive. Here's why: drop-dropbox.com
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Doris Lessing rescued Jenny @diski, then 15, from the "loony bin," and taught her that writing is work. bit.ly/1hJZEmm (via @CAAF)
@amitavakumar writes a super smart, super funny review of novel ‘In the Light of What We Know,’ by Zia Haider Rahman nyti.ms/1eh1uA0
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Tempted to use "I literally died" as my tombstone epitaph but I actually want to be cremated and planted with a tree seed so never mind.
Join us for Cafe Society on May 2, with Michael Cunningham, @Damian_Barr, @andre_banks, Daniel Isengart & @luxlotus. RSVP: 212 269 2323 x26.
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(...and who took a chance on Madeleine L'Engle bit.ly/1qoYFin)
.@willyblackmore on his great-grandfather, John Farrar, the publisher-editor who put the "F" in FSG bit.ly/1qoYFin
As Cuba encourages investment, @RestlessBooks to publish Yoss' satire. My @NYTmag mini-column nyti.ms/1hynyqM econ.st/1nct2H8
“I have great faith in fools — self-confidence my friends will call it." -- Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia, 1849 eapoe.org/works/misc/mar…
paradox: many stories about clickbait are ALSO clickbait #wagesofrage
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“'Sherlock Holmes belongs to the world.'" @magiciansbook on "how the detective escaped his creator": harpers.org/archive/2014/0…
"I'm tired of being the author of This Side of Paradise": Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby 89 years ago today: tinyurl.com/8a42am6
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How do we use language to describe surveillance? bit.ly/1edBAgD @dejiridoo on @PENamerican's study of news coverage (via @luxlotus)
Praise for meditation as taught by the wonderful @ethannichtern at @IDProject: bit.ly/1hl4OtL By Sally Singer. Endorse 100%.
Tons of work-work to do today and freelance catch-up to do tonight but ahhh, I slept nine hours for a change.
Last night: closed year-in-works essay, saw @warrenellis talk w/ @mollycrabapple and @luxlotus, had panzanella salad at Lea with @bookofsand
"What use does Google have for war robots but to set them on the Facebook building?" - @warrenellis
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MT @austinkleon is there a book on dealing gently w/ “the fervor of a recent convert” in your life w/o giving offense? Asking for a friend…
Saint-Exupéry wrote The Little Prince in NYC. See his manuscript and drawings at the Morgan: themorgan.org/exhibitions/ex… via @chung_catherine
Incredibly excited about this collection of Muriel Spark's essays, as you can see. Big celebration… instagram.com/p/miZDihBpKh/
All the feels! "Feels" dates to the 1700s. My @NYTmag mini-column: nyti.ms/1kGXEPr Earliest recorded use: bit.ly/1g4szC3