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"The guidebooks tend to tell a simple story of the tolerant, civilized society of the Languedoc region — which was only vaguely under the control of the French crown at the time and to which “France” was a foreign country — being wiped out _...Read More_
"The guidebooks tend to tell a simple story of the tolerant, civilized society of the Languedoc region — which was only vaguely under the control of the French crown at the time and to which “France” was a foreign country — being wiped out _...Read More_
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"The way she explains it to her clients, she said, is that they provide the raw materials to build a house and she puts it together, brick by brick. “You own the bricks,” she said she tells them."
"The way she explains it to her clients, she said, is that they provide the raw materials to build a house and she puts it together, brick by brick. “You own the bricks,” she said she tells them."
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>"Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate created a portrait of the Soviets in WW2 that revealed "the grand sweep of history alongside the granular detail within", writes Nicholas Barrett."
>"Vasily Grossman's Life and Fate created a portrait of the Soviets in WW2 that revealed "the grand sweep of history alongside the granular detail within", writes Nicholas Barrett."
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"By the time Samuel Johnson came to write his “Lives of the Poets,” in 1779-81, tastes had changed. In a neoclassical era, ideas still had a place in poetry, but they were supposed to be familiar ones, dignified by harmonious verse—“What _...Read More_
"By the time Samuel Johnson came to write his “Lives of the Poets,” in 1779-81, tastes had changed. In a neoclassical era, ideas still had a place in poetry, but they were supposed to be familiar ones, dignified by harmonious verse—“What _...Read More_
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"Being well practiced, we won the debate. But, chatting with the girls afterward, we found that they disdained our pleasure in victory, along with our hand-me-down polyester ties and blazers, our identical short-back-and-sides haircuts."
"Being well practiced, we won the debate. But, chatting with the girls afterward, we found that they disdained our pleasure in victory, along with our hand-me-down polyester ties and blazers, our identical short-back-and-sides haircuts."
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Kris Kashtanova recently secured a U.S. copyright for the 18-page book "Zarya of the Dawn," which uses imagery generated using Midjourney.
Kris Kashtanova recently secured a U.S. copyright for the 18-page book "Zarya of the Dawn," which uses imagery generated using Midjourney.
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>"In Marlen Haushofer’s novel “The Wall,” a woman finds herself alone and trapped in the Alps by an invisible barrier. But her new life has its upsides."
>"In Marlen Haushofer’s novel “The Wall,” a woman finds herself alone and trapped in the Alps by an invisible barrier. But her new life has its upsides."
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“Architecture has a more definite impact on the world” than language, is how Van den Broeck explains her undertaking to one of many bemused sources. “Besides, buildings have at least a shot at eternity. I don’t have any illusions about my _...Read More_
“Architecture has a more definite impact on the world” than language, is how Van den Broeck explains her undertaking to one of many bemused sources. “Besides, buildings have at least a shot at eternity. I don’t have any illusions about my _...Read More_
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“Rachel Aviv’s unflinching and personal new book, Strangers to Ourselves, rejects pat answers in favor of penetrating questions.”
“Rachel Aviv’s unflinching and personal new book, Strangers to Ourselves, rejects pat answers in favor of penetrating questions.”
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“The speculative fiction collection excavates desire, not delusion.”
“The speculative fiction collection excavates desire, not delusion.”
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>"In Diary of a Void, an impulsive decision grows into a personal rebellion against society."
>"In Diary of a Void, an impulsive decision grows into a personal rebellion against society."
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"The articles written about the mildly transgressive Manhattan micro-scene known as Dimes Square are themselves evidence of a cultural drought; chroniclers of the zeitgeist are desperate for new fodder."
"The articles written about the mildly transgressive Manhattan micro-scene known as Dimes Square are themselves evidence of a cultural drought; chroniclers of the zeitgeist are desperate for new fodder."
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[https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banned-books-saatchi-gallery-rare-book-fair/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banned-books-saatchi-gallery-rare-book-fair/index.html) >"An upcoming London book fair centers around the theme of banned books, featuring several titles -- including Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic _...Read More_
[https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banned-books-saatchi-gallery-rare-book-fair/index.html](https://edition.cnn.com/style/article/banned-books-saatchi-gallery-rare-book-fair/index.html) >"An upcoming London book fair centers around the theme of banned books, featuring several titles -- including Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic _...Read More_
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>"In time for her Golden Jubilee, two biographies show how the Queen came to rule from the heart."
>"In time for her Golden Jubilee, two biographies show how the Queen came to rule from the heart."