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The Age of Acceleration: An Interview with Martin Amis

The Age of Acceleration: An Interview with Martin Amis

WHILE HE’S BEST KNOWN for his novels — The Rachel Papers (1973), Cash (1984), The Data (1995) — Martin Amis is likely one of the greatest essayists and critics running in English these days. His newest assortment, The Rub of Time (2017), assembles items going again to 1994. It levels …

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‘Bad Stories’: The Millions Interviews Steve Almond

Those that know Steve Almond as a fantastic quick tale creator could be stunned via the deep rigor and political research of this fresh nonfiction e book, Bad Stories. However the ones folks who learn his Week in Greed column received’t, in particular the ones folks who learn “To Behave …

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Max Eastman: From Left to Right

Max Eastman: From Left to Right

MAX EASTMAN’S RADICAL SOCIALIST activism located him prominently in the USA’s left-wing politics of the early 20th century. His postwar realignment with the fitting wing, which will have resulted from his direct publicity to the human prices of the Soviet venture within the 1920s and 1930s, has sophisticated his reception. …

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Being There

Being There

“EVERYBODY KNOWS the right way to carry kids, with the exception of the individuals who have them.” So the satirist and journalist P. J. O’Rourke finds two truisms about parenting: first (as with writing), everybody thinks they understand how to do it till they in truth take a look at. …

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Our Florida, Hers and Mine

1. U.S. Freeway 1 stretches the duration of Florida, linking Key West to Jacksonville and hurtling past Maine. Southbound from the state line over 550 sun-soaked miles, drivers revel in the Floridian panorama in geologic rewind: northern moss, central muck, and southern swamp. On the tip of this clay-and-shell empire, …

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A Gift to Our Spirit: On Wasting Time

A Gift to Our Spirit: On Wasting Time

THERE’S A MOUNTAIN of self-help books available in the market giving time control methods and urging us to take price of our days and wring each and every drop of usefulness out of them. However what if we deserted this obsession with what we will reach with our time, and …

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Book Expo 2018 – Day 3 (Friday)

Book Expo 2018 - Day 3 (Friday)

Kathy and I figured shall we sleep in on Friday — we had not anything urgent, but when you recognize both of us, then you recognize that we do not sleep in! We had been up shiny and early, so we determined to visit breakfast at Junior’s Cheesecake on 45th …

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