Monthly Archives: March 2015

In Honour and Memory to Tomas Tranströmer!!! (1931-2015)

Miracle Speech: The Poetry of Tomas Tranströmer – The New Yorker. Page-Turner October 6, 2011 Miracle Speech: The Poetry of Tomas Tranströmer By Teju Cole Two truths approach each other. One comes from inside, the other from outside, and where

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40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!

40 great books to unlock your creative potential – Holy Kaw!. No matter what you’re field, if you seek to make a splash, the ability to think outside the box is essential. Canva’s Andrew Tate found forty inspiring reads to

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The value of digital data – Columbia Journalism Review

The value of digital data – Columbia Journalism Review. Editor’s Note: This is a chapter from Journalism After Snowden: The Future of Free Press in the Surveillance State, a forthcoming book from Columbia University Press. The book is part of

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Stephen King’s Top 10 All-Time Favorite Books

Originally posted on One Hundred Pages:
So you might think that if Stephen King – the guy who wrote such horror classics like Carrie and The Stand – were to rattle off his top ten favorite books, it would feature works by the likes of Edgar Allan…

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Stephen King’s ‘On Writing’ and Neil Shubin’s ‘Your Inner Fish’

“When, during the course of an interview for The New Yorker, I told the interviewer (Mark Singer) that I believed stories are found things, like fossils in the ground, he said that he didn’t believe me. I replied that that

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Virginia Woolf ‘Now is life very solid or very shifting?’

“Now is life very solid or very shifting? I am haunted by the two contradictions. This has gone on forever; goes down to the bottom of the world — this moment I stand on. Also it is transitory, flying, diaphanous.

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How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings

How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against Self-Doubt, and a Pacemaker for the Heartbeat of Creative Work | Brain Pickings.   How Steinbeck Used the Diary as a Tool of Discipline, a Hedge Against

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