The New York Times has announced its 100 Notable Books of 2015 After a mere three titles in translation in 2013 and eight last year they impressively managed to include what appears to be fourteen this time around. Last year I had reviewed five of the titles by the time the list was published, this year it's... Show More Summary
Topic: Public Libraries In just the past decade, vexingly different figures have been reported — 1.8 million in The New York Times in 2009, four million by The Associated Press in 2013. The library and its current president, Anthony W. Show More Summary
This year’s New York Times Notable Books of the Year list is out.
In just the past decade, vexingly different figures have been reported — 1.8 million in The New York Times in 2009, four million by The Associated Press in 2013.
New York Times: “A little more than two months before the voting begins, the candidates have charged into what appears to be the inaugural profanity primary, wrought by an overstuffed field of competitors vying for attention and the specter of [...]
Our brains are hardwired to see humanity where there is none. Check out these adorable examples. pic.twitter.com/CeypF44qU5 — Damien Owens (@OwensDamien) November 25, 2015 Any time during the last forty years, a New York reporter looking for a few quick column inches could look to whatever atrocity property developer and short-fingered vulgarian Donald Trump had […]
Jodi Rudoren is leaving Jerusalem well short of four years as New York Times bureau chief.
Randall talks about her new book, and Louisa Lim discusses five memoirs about fleeing North Korea.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, I endorse every word of George Makari’s New York Times op-ed, written in response to reporting on a trial of integrated care for first-episode psychosis. Integrated care included personalized medication management,...Show More Summary
The New York Times has now editorialized that Woodrow Wilson had a "toxic legacy" as an "unapologetic racist" that the Left on the Princeton campus was right to repudiate. James Taranto at The Wall Street Journal had a little fun with...Show More Summary
Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man. Not so, says the reporter. Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times says he has met Trump repeatedly, interviewing him in his office and talking to him at news conferences, when he worked...
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump denied on Thursday he was mocking the physical disability of a New York Times reporter during a campaign speech in which he flailed his arms and distorted his speech in an imitation of the journalist. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said he couldn't have been making fun of a reporter's disability because he doesn't know the man Not so, says the reporter. Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times says he has met Trump repeatedly, interviewing...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is under fire for mocking disabled New York Times investigative reporter Serge Kovaleski, who suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms. Trump was upset with Kovaleski for calling him out on his lie about seeing… Read The post Donald Trump Mocks Disabled Reporter, Then Denies It and Demands Apology: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Your talent. Mitch Albom, author of six consecutive #1 New York Times bestsellers, including the highest-selling memoir of all time - Tuesdays with Morrie - is out with a poignant new novel, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, about the remarkable life of a Spanish war orphan whose talent as a guitarist has the ability to change lives. Show More Summary
Both trying to rebound from defeats in their last game, the Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to face the New York Knicks in this Eastern Conference match-up.
By now, most people should probably know that Donald Trump mocked disabled New York Times reporter Serge Koveleski during a speech Wednesday. If you have not already done so, read my colleague streiff's write up of the incident, which sets forth the backstory pretty nicely. Show More Summary
The New York Times newspaper seems to have screwed up all its courage and decided to call a spade a spade: America has just lived through another presidential campaign week dominated by Donald Trump’s racist lies. Here’s a partial list...Show More Summary
Year in Reading alum Maria Popova of Brain Pickings writes her first book review for The New York Times on Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs by Lisa Randall, a Harvard cosmologist. Randall proposes ”that a thin disk of dark matter in the plane of the Milky Way triggered a minor perturbation in deep space that […]
Donald Trump is not giving up. Instead of apologizing for what was his obvious mocking of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski during a speech earlier this week, the real estate mogul is now insisting he has no idea what the journalist looks like. Show More Summary