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A decade of books
December normally invites all kinds of ‘year in review’ type lists, and this year we have the added excitement of the end of a decade to contend with.
This being the case, we have decide to start listing the lists:
The Washington Post kicks off with a very comprehensive list of books for 2009, dividing and sub-dividing them into every possible genre, until one…
Jane Austen celebrates her birthday with Zombies
Jane Austen would have celebrated her 234th birthday today and while her novels might have thrived over the last 200 years, she died relatively young, in 1817.
But, it seems, Austen lives on, or at least the undead version.
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
With little regard for the acclaimed author’s birthday celebrations, the Halloweenification of Austen continues.
According to The New York Times…
No real change for climate change
As the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference gets underway, the international media is decidedly downbeat in its expectations for the outcome.
The Washington Post argues today, in two separate articles, that not only will Copenhagen achieve little more than the creation of a big carbon footprint of its own as 20,000 politicians, media and advocates fly in, it also makes the case that the time…