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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 Fifty previously unpublished poems by Rudyard Kipling, the […]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 […]

Sandwich Monday: Fish McBites

The McDonald’s menu is a sacred document, like the Constitution. You can’t just add things willy-nilly. It took hard work […]

Whitey Bulger Bio Profiles Boston’s Most Notorious Gangster

The remarkable story of gangster Whitey Bulger begins in the housing projects of South Boston and ends with his capture […]

Feb. 25-March 3: Unlikely Healers, Chinese Planes And An Orphan’s Revelation

Fiction and nonfiction releases from Peter Cameron, Mohammed Hanif, Kathryn Harrison, James Fallows and Stephen Dau. [Copyright 2013 NPR]

Book News: ‘Life Of Pi’ Author Strips Down For Charity

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. A group of prominent Canadian authors are stripping […]

What You Didn’t See At The Academy Awards

NPR’s Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, covering the awards show. They sat […]

The Oscars Broadcast, Zooming Way Past Cheeky To Land Squarely On Crass

If you like Argo (which won Best Picture), the movie Chicago (which made a couple of appearances) and jokes about […]

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