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A Natural Wonder in Peril: Tim Flannery on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and its history j.mp/1pzDTOe
Find a comfy chair and enjoy this update by Alberto Manguel on A History of Reading: Conversations with the dead. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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Conversations with the Dead: from the new introduction to Alberto Manguel’s ‘A History of Reading’ j.mp/VsqrQu
Garry Winogrand was like a walking camera: by the time he died he had taken nearly a million photographs j.mp/1t04ZQ6
Garry Winogrand's Lonely America, an interview with Dominique Nabokov bit.ly/1mOezQ7 pic.twitter.com/qg46NZqOMd
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"My only other choice was death" doctor forced from #Syria tells @annie_sparrow, as polio+deadly epidemics spread nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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“There are ways of looking good which cannot be faked.” j.mp/1p3wztW
“There are many ways to live a full, responsible, and wise life that do not pass through reading literary fiction.” j.mp/1nJdTuL
#Syria's polio outbreak mainly due to Assad's atrocities but also a consequence of @WHO & @UNICEF policy choices: nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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Fascinating chat w/ Tsering Woeser & Wang Lixiong on identity &ethnic violence in China 1. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/… 2. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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In his letters Ernest Hemingway took on many styles: flattering to Gertrude Stein, bigoted and obscene to Ezra Pound j.mp/1kwDvAc
Are WHO and UNICEF putting partnership with Syria’s brutal dictatorship over their responsibility to public health? j.mp/1q6JjwO
130 scientists now claim that Nicholas Wade’s book misrepresents research on genetic difference. Allen Orr’s review: j.mp/1n4cyQI
This year @JoyceCarolOates will deliver the Robert B Silvers lecture, on the theme of Inspiration bit.ly/1oeE7cW
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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. j.mp/1nJdTuL
Hemingway’s letters from the years when he fathered his first child, saw his first bullfight, wrote his first novels j.mp/1kwDvAc
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) j.mp/1vy4Ruo
“The successful man adapts himself to the world. The loser persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.” (cont.) j.mp/1vy4Ruo
The great Simon Leys on Don Quixote and his critics #longreads j.mp/1vy4Ruo