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This British Politician Used a Harry Potter Word as an Insult

When in doubt over the origin of an epic insult, leave it to the Internet to decipher all its possible meanings. Following British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s recent denouncement of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as a “mutton-headed old mugwump,” Twitter went to work to ...

10 local bookshops promote Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ten locally owned and operated bookstores in Northeast Ohio are offering prizes and promotions to boost sales at each other's shops for Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday. The booksellers have again created an Independent Bookstore Day passport to reward cus...

Independent Bookstore Day unites shops in Cleveland and beyond on April 29

CLEVELAND, Ohio - There's a comforting, familiar feeling to browsing the shelves of your favorite bookstore and a thrill of the hunt when it comes to discovering a new one. Whether it's an owner's friendly recommendations of buzzworthy new releases or hours spent paging through u...

15 great independent bookstores in Greater Cleveland and beyond

Updated April 25, 2017 Posted April 25, 2017 ...

John Swansburg Joins as Senior Editor

Washington, D.C. (April 20, 2017)—The Atlantic today announced that John Swansburg will join the staff of the magazine as a senior editor. Swansburg has spent the past ten years at Slate magazi...

The shadows of war in Primo Levi and Xan Brooks - books podcast

Subscribe and review: iTunes, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud and Acast, and join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter On this week’s podcast we pick up two very different takes on the impac...

The crying game | :Bermuda Lifestyle

Hear ye, hear ye ... If you’re a town crier there is one thing that is especially important to remember: how you say it matters. It is advice that City of Hamilton crier Ed Christopher welcomed...

We are failing our girls

My friend Just stopped by my office at the university recently to grab some books. It was daddy-daughter day for him, and the duo had already been out for brunch and ice cream. “Yo, she loves...

Weekly Culture Review: Pulitzers, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Julia Louis-Dreyfus in “Veep.”CreditPHOTOGRAPH BY JUSTIN M. LUBIN / HBO Along with the first blooms of spring, this week brought two new additions to American English, thanks to Unit...

Here Are the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 10, 2017 @ 5:45 PM by: EW.com/Isabella Biedenharn This year’s Pulitzer Prize winners for...

Colson Whitehead, David Fahrenthold, and Lynn Nottage Are Among the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Recipients

Pulitzer Prizes for 2017 were announced Monday, awarding annual excellence in journalism and the arts. Among the most notable winners were, Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad, for Fiction;...

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