Fellow Brummies and lovers of horror. On the 28th of May, you have a gem of a little horror fest’ up and dancing. It’s also being held at the Gunmakers Arms Brewery and its onsite pub. I did an event there recently with the Birmingham Horror Group, and it’s a cracking location, and only a few min...Read more of this blog post »
Check out this little snippet from ALL I AM
Jesse’s eyes roll dramatically, his big chest expanding under his Ralph Lauren shirt on an inhale. “You practically trampled a guy.” He toasts me with his glass. “That’s a huge red flag, mate. Welcome to the world of crazy. If you want my ad...Read more of this blog post »
Davenport House Prequel: Debutante
Author: Marie Silk
Publication Date: April 21st, 2017
Genres: Historical, Young Adult
Book Description:The family saga begins in Debutante, a prequel to the best-selling Davenport House series. A life of luxury for the Davenports means drudgery for the servants o... Read more of this blog post »
Bu uçlara gitmeyip, sadece sorgulamakla da yetinebilir. Ya da eleştirdiği eserin önermeleri üstünden yeni bir tartışma başlatmak amacında olabilir.
Zaten iyi bir eleştiri yazısı bütün bunların toplamından oluşur. Kaynaklarıyla, göndermeleriyle, bakış a... Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Listening to books. It seemed strange to me at first. After all, the voice of a narrator can’t compare to the voice in your head as you curl up in silence with a good book. I’m still not on board with audiobooks (although they’re tempting me more and more), however I do love book cli...Read more of this blog post »
For all of my Bailey the dog fans, Bailey is her irrepressib... Read more of this blog post »
Most of the tombs were small, and most had collapsed or been buried by wind-blown sand that over thousands of years had cemented into friable rock. In certain places, tombs had been built on older tombs, creating tells ten or twenty strata deep. Many were empty, but fragmen...Read more of this blog post »
Today's paper brings you the Arts and Lesiure section and highlights images from ArtExpo New York
ArtExpo New York opened on Thursday April 20 and runs... Read more of this blog post »
The post @cbgrandy recommended this and it’s so good. #beforethefall by Noah Hawley. appeared first on Mindy Kaling.Read more of this blog post »
Demonstrators hold placards during the March for Science protest at Martin Place in Sydney, Australia, 22 April 2017. EPA/DAVID MOIR
Today’s March for Science protests are at least in part motivated by concerns that the Trump Administration is ignoring scientific expertise. The protesting scientis...Read more of this blog post »
One night stands.
Career-driven Ali Whitman, never dreamed of having one, until she finds herself waking up next to a handsome tattooed man she knows nothing about. After celebrating her promotion to field reporter at Entertainment Rocks! magazine, she breaks her number one rule - to focus on wor... Read more of this blog post »
Now that coal has been toppled from its perch as America’s biggest source of power, environmentalists are ready to move on down the fossil fuel list and tackle what they perceive as another enemy of the planet: natural gas. Bloomberg reports:
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U.S. environmentalists have vowed to go after gas-fire...
1592 – Wilhelm Schickard was born. He would grow up to create an early form of calculating machine called the “calculating clock”, that could add and subtract up to six-digit numbers.
1993 – NCSA Mosaic 1.0 was released, becoming the first web browser to achieve popularity among the general public...Read more of this blog post »
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In Maryland, we can go from nights below freezing, to days in the nineties without much in-between. Some years, the air conditioning comes on in March, and the heat goes off in May. It’s… interesting.
This year, we’re having an extended period of gorgeous weather (meaning more than two days). The...Read more of this blog post »
Recently began to read Genet again. I couldn’t say why, except that after fifty years he claimed suddenly, from his jail cell Shangri La, that he had something to do with the new book; & more, that he’d already had something to do with the last three. I really don’t get that. But there it is–...Read more of this blog post »
I’ve mentioned the 8-year-old’s struggle with a very rare bone disease here from time to time. Colleen’s battle began in 2015, but after two surgeries on her left leg, the last where they removed her tibia and replaced it with a donor bone, she’s cancer free. We hope forever, but she’ll be check...Read more of this blog post »
[image error]Early this year, I spent some time browsing through an illuminated medieval manuscript, mostly enjoying the odd animals some long-dead monk added in odd corners of a page.
[image error]Now I’m embarrassed to admit that I have completely forgotten the sources). But the images still mer...Read more of this blog post »
One of the pleasures of going to work in a less familiar place (for me currently Yale) is that you find new books. They are often books that are available in your own usual habitat, but for some reason you just don���t notice them. (The cheap comparison is with going to a new supermarket, wher...Read more of this blog post »
Well, hi everyone! Trust me when I say I know how ridiculous it is to post a recap of last year’s reading highlights when it’ll be May in a week, but that’s how my life is these days, apparently.
I really want my first (and possibly only, let’s be real) post of the year to be the books I enjoyed...Read more of this blog post »
Магнус Миллз и котики Буковски – в новинках журнала “Капиталъ” (зачем им твердый знак на конце?)
подкаст “Пинчон на людях” продолжает излагать о “Радуге тяготения”: книга 3, эпизод 11 (Пёклер)
Filed under: pyncholalia,... Read more of this blog post »
Earlier today I reconnected in Dallas with my old friend Charlie Steen. Charlie was a year ahead of me in law school at UVA. He also has a PhD in economics from UVA. His undergraduate degree, in economics, is from George Mason University. Charlie has practiced law in Da...Read more of this blog post »
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Once upon a Daddy…
I entered the beast’s lair and begged the reclusive billionaire to keep my mom’s housekeeping job safe while she recovered from an injury. But what Gareth Fiori offered me in exchange was nothing I could have ever prepared myself for.
One thing was for c...Read more of this blog post »
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