Tag Archives: New York Times

Author Admits Acclaimed Memoir Is Fantasy

New York Times – “In “Love and Consequences,” a critically acclaimed memoir published last week, Margaret B. Jones wrote about her life as a half-white, half-Native American girl growing up in South Central Los Angeles as a foster child who ran drugs for members of the Bloods, an infamous gang. The author’s biography on the back flap says she graduated from the University of Oregon.”

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Stephen King on Pomposity

New York Times – “What do you think? You get social or academic brownie points for deliberately staying out of touch with your own culture?”

Chapter 1 of Duma Key

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The NY Times launches TimesMachine

Kottke has a link, but I’m getting a “Service Unavailable”. Sad.

I used the Proquest service last week and got an “OMG!!!” from an attorney. Pretty cool!

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New York Public Library Acquires a Collection of Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Documents

Read about it in the NYT

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E-mail Q&A’s

A bunch of them from the NYT.

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Browse The NYT By Subject

Dave’s new tool is incredible. If you read certain sections of the New York Times and that still doesn’t drill it down enough for you, check it out. Ooh, and there’s an OPML feed.

Scoble says: “[T]he problem is that most people won’t understand this cause it looks too simple.”

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Behind the NYT Bestsellers List

Clark Hoyt – “The New York Times best-seller list is a powerful and mysterious institution that both reports and drives the sales of books around the nation”

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Howl!

Patricia Cohen – “‘Howl’ in an Era That Fears Indecency”

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More On The New York Times

Many questions raised by Barbara Quint.

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Two For One Marketing

Steve Lohr – “And he is reaching out to the public to try to give the laptop campaign a boost. The marketing program, to be announced today, is called “Give 1 Get 1,” in which Americans and Canadians can buy two laptops for $399.”

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