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By portraying Ebola as an out-of-control threat, US politicians and the media are making the disease harder to fight j.mp/1ww1yl3
"the number of new cases each week in Liberia is falling, not rising" nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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A brief history of style and structure in Microsoft Word: bit.ly/1txWTQQ This tweet will self-destruct in a few days.
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As Ebola hysteria and paranoia rage in the US, the epidemic seems to be subsiding in Liberia, writes Helen Epstein j.mp/1ww1yl3
On the last last day British troops are in Afghanistan, this reveals just how little we achieved at such great cost pocket.co/sDYtl
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As good as it gets on Citizenfour. Denouncing Surveillance, on Camera by David Cole nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/… … via @nybooks
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War on Terror, problem of, in one graph, from Rory Stewart's review of Anand Gopal's book. nybooks.com/articles/archi… pic.twitter.com/b7pP9ms4wx
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Finally put up a website after hemming and hawing for fifteen years or so. Lotsa reading material. lucsante.com
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Three Dream Songs by John Berryman, born 100 years ago today j.mp/1ws21ag
"we are part of the problem. We have chosen to broadcast our lives." - David Cole nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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If you’re at @bostonbookfest today, stop by booth #3 for free issues and special offers on @nyrbclassics #bbf2014 pic.twitter.com/xEGPKBftaV
David Cole on Laura Poitras’s documentary Citizenfour, Edward Snowden, and the precariousness of privacy today j.mp/1z7OzcJ
Truly remarkable photographs document the Coca-Colaization of Japan: by Shomei Tomatsu, in @nybooks: goo.gl/oFwGqZ
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Very interesting ode to WordPerfect (yes, really) and what makes a good writing tool: "Escape From Microsoft Word" - nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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The first 2 paragraphs...then decide if you read the rest nybooks.com/articles/archi…
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Greenberg's @nybooks piece, his latest fantastic report about NYPD (nybooks.com/articles/archi…), has this great graf: pic.twitter.com/wQGSl4lPEM
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“That’s really me,” Joseph Roth wrote on this drawing of him, “nasty, soused, but clever.” j.mp/1yqiQAc pic.twitter.com/mLXAAIllX8
We'll also be @bostonbookfest, with free copies of The New York Review of Books and special offers on books. See you at booth #3. #bbf2014
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Manhood Against Marriage: Francine Prose reviews Ruben Östlund’s new film ‘Force Majeure’ j.mp/1shtljZ
Shomei Tomatsu’s extraordinary photographs of US military base towns in Japan and Okinawa j.mp/1z4otr4 pic.twitter.com/DpCdW5Nfpv
James Hill: The Hazrat Ali mosque, Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan, November 2001 bit.ly/1wf3Gxb pic.twitter.com/i57NtpaWRL
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Jonathan Mirsky reviews Descent into Hell: Civilian Memories of the Battle of Okinawa j.mp/1tP30Rq
Hitler was named Reich chancellor on January 30, 1933. That same day Joseph Roth began his life as an exile. j.mp/1yqiQAc
Suki Kim talks with Roger D. Hodge about teaching English to the children of North Korea’s elite j.mp/1nANSUW
It’s been a year for Clinton memoirs: first j.mp/WhJSfa, now j.mp/1DBuhYR
"Europe is facing a challenge from Russia to its very existence," George Soros writes in @nybooks nybooks.com/articles/archi…
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George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic has written a memoir full of sex, drugs, music history and business strife j.mp/1DBuhYR
The new @nyrbclassics edition of Tove Jansson’s short stories is highbrow and brilliant on @NYMag’s approval matrix j.mp/1DEzDTf
Three days and ten films left in @AnthologyFilm’s survey of Argentine cinema as selected by director Matías Piñeiro j.mp/1wuUGVQ
Stefan Zweig vs. Joseph Roth at @mcnallyjackson, October 27 j.mp/1rrDJW8
George Soros: Wake Up, Europe j.mp/1xbdx6A
James Guida reviews @george_clinton’s memoir ‘Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?’ j.mp/1DBuhYR
Yes I want Joan Didion's sunglasses, are you even kidding me. I would probably never take them off: kickstarter.com/projects/86798…
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Isaiah Berlin: A Message to the 21st Century j.mp/1r2fY7E
The estimable @GuernicaMag celebrates its 10th anniversary with a gala featuring cocktails, dancing, and @mallelis j.mp/1t587Lv
Tonight in New York, a lecture by Christopher Ricks: “Just Like a Woman? Bob Dylan & the Charge of Misogyny” j.mp/1s8vdv9
Lawyer Teng Biao on why he’s optimistic about the struggle for civil rights in China despite crackdowns on activists j.mp/1nwKXwv
The time Lincoln almost had to fight a duel for making up lies about a political opponent nybooks.com/articles/archi…? pic.twitter.com/4Wpf3vn3nY
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Microsoft Word is a work of genius—one that’s almost always wrong as a tool for writing, Edward Mendelson explains j.mp/1sLn2sk
First as farce: The failures of the US intervention in Afghanistan were “worse than even the most cynical believed” j.mp/1sGmjsx
How Abraham Lincoln played the press: 1. Infiltrate 2. Co-opt 3. Buy off 4. Repress 5. Outmaneuver j.mp/1zil1dt
Collaboration between @VICE + @nybooks is an insane idea, right? Insane and kind of brilliant: capitalnewyork.com/article/media/…
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"people who identify w/ the Tea Party have slightly higher level of science comprehension… than the average American" nybooks.com/articles/archi…
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