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A Natural Wonder in Peril: Tim Flannery on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and its history
Find a comfy chair and enjoy this update by Alberto Manguel on A History of Reading: Conversations with the dead.…
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Conversations with the Dead: from the new introduction to Alberto Manguel’s ‘A History of Reading’
Garry Winogrand was like a walking camera: by the time he died he had taken nearly a million photographs
Garry Winogrand's Lonely America, an interview with Dominique Nabokov
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"My only other choice was death" doctor forced from #Syria tells @annie_sparrow, as polio+deadly epidemics spread…
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“There are ways of looking good which cannot be faked.”
“There are many ways to live a full, responsible, and wise life that do not pass through reading literary fiction.”
#Syria's polio outbreak mainly due to Assad's atrocities but also a consequence of @WHO & @UNICEF policy choices:…
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Fascinating chat w/ Tsering Woeser & Wang Lixiong on identity &ethnic violence in China 1.… 2.…
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In his letters Ernest Hemingway took on many styles: flattering to Gertrude Stein, bigoted and obscene to Ezra Pound
Are WHO and UNICEF putting partnership with Syria’s brutal dictatorship over their responsibility to public health?
130 scientists now claim that Nicholas Wade’s book misrepresents research on genetic difference. Allen Orr’s review:
This year @JoyceCarolOates will deliver the Robert B Silvers lecture, on the theme of Inspiration
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Do readers move on from Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey to Alice Munro or Proust? Tim Parks seriously doubts it.
Hemingway’s letters from the years when he fathered his first child, saw his first bullfight, wrote his first novels
An inside look at The New York Review of Books... Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi's #The50YearArgument debuts 9/29 on @HBO. @nybooks
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“Therefore all progress depends on the loser.” – Simon Leys (1935–2014)
“The successful man adapts himself to the world. The loser persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.” (cont.)
The great Simon Leys on Don Quixote and his critics #longreads