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In the aftermath of the tragic shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and others, it is predictable that some self-centered politicians and political commentators quickly assumed the killer must have been provoked by political comments. Following on that conclusion, they naturally argue (notwithstanding their exposure last week in the House to the reading of the Constitution, including the First Amendment) that whatever political words may have provoked him to his irrational violence should be silenced.
'Banned in Boston" is a national catchphrase symbolizing narrowness and intolerance, but probably few know its history. During the 1870s, the wealthier and educated classes of Boston, then considered the most cultured city in the country, began setting up charitable institutions bent on social reform.
Mike Leach left Lubbock, Texas, in a hurry and headed for the place Ernest Hemingway once called home after he was fired as the coach of Texas Tech.
Once upon a time, there were a lot of Americans in Paris. We liked them and they - well, most of them - liked us. And one of us the French liked very much was an enterprising young woman named Sylvia Beach who, in 1919, opened a bookstore on the Left Bank and called it Shakespeare & Company.
"Queen Rania of Jordan has turned down several offers to publish a Hebrew version of a children's book she recently wrote. The book, which was published in the United States by Hyperion under the title 'The Sandwich Swap' for children between 4 and 8 years old, was co-written with Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Tricia Tusa.
For anyone who has ever thought Charles Dickens was lurking inside his or her prose, a new website claims it can find your inner author.
How many people today remember that there was once a Jewish man Sidney Frumpkin, born in Brooklyn in 1903, who, as Sidney Franklin, became one of the most famous matadors in the world?
It's hard to overestimate the effect that Ernest Hemingway had on prose style in English-language fiction.
If there is a special circle of literary hell reserved for the category of acclaimed, pretentious, unbearably bad novels, this ridiculous book belongs there.