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Book News: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Author Says Next Book Will Be Tamer

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Queen of kink E.L. James told the New […]

Dictionary Of Idioms Gets Everybody On The Same Page

If you’ve ever shot the breeze, had a heart-to-heart, or bent somebody’s ear — in fact, if you’ve ever talked […]

‘Behind The Scenes’ At The Vatican: The Politics Of Picking A New Pope

The years of his papacy had seen “moments of joy and light, but also difficult moments,” Pope Benedict XVI told […]

Hamid’s How-To for Success, ‘Filthy Rich’ In Irony

Novelist Mohsin Hamid lives in Lahore, Pakistan, quite some distance from the Long Island of Jay Gatsby. But his new […]

Book News: New Claims About Nixon In Posthumous Robert Bork Memoir

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. According to the AP, a memoir out next […]

In Praise Of The Humble Lentil

The year I discovered lentils, I was broke and lonely and didn’t know how to cook. Lentils, it turned out, […]

Historical Vocab: When We Get It Wrong, Does It Matter?

Has there ever been an age that was so grudging about suspending its disbelief? The groundlings at the Globe Theatre […]

Women Of Grunge Reclaim Rock History In ‘These Streets’

Gretta Harley arrived in Seattle in 1990, when grunge was redefining the city. Bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden […]

Book News: 50 Poems From Rudyard Kipling Discovered

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. Fifty previously unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling, the […]

Echoes Of Orwell In ‘The Office Of Mercy’

It was no less than the master of dystopian fiction, George Orwell, who noted in a 1946 essay that “political […]

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