Monthly Archives: October 2013

9 Books on Reading and Writing | Brain Pickings

9 Books on Reading and Writing | Brain Pickings. Dancing with the absurdity of life, or what symbolism has to do with the osmosis of trash and treasure. Hardly anything does one’s mental, spiritual, and creative health more good than

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Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian

Editors on the NSA files: ‘What the Guardian is doing is important for democracy’ | World news | The Guardian. On Thursday the Daily Mail described the Guardian as ‘The paper that helps Britain’s enemies’. We showed that article to

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‘Runaway’: Alice’s Wonderland – New York Times

‘Runaway’: Alice’s Wonderland – New York Times.   By JONATHAN FRANZEN   Published: November 14, 2004   Alice Munro has a strong claim to being the best fiction writer now working in North America, but outside of Canada, where her

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The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian

The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ | World news | The Guardian. When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers

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German critic of NSA surveillance denied entry to US – World Socialist Web Site

German critic of NSA surveillance denied entry to US – World Socialist Web Site. German-Bulgarian author Ilija Trojanow, a vocal critic of the mass surveillance carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA), was denied entry to the US September

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