To Respect the Earth’s Limits — or Push Them?

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To Respect the Earth’s Limits — or Push Them?

New York Times1 hour ago
This notion of balance, of limits that should not be pushed, would undergird the increasingly shrill alarms Vogt issued in his books and articles, and from various insecure perches in the global conservation hierarchy, where his disdain for economic growth cost him one post after another. He committed …
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Why there need to be more autistic characters in children’s books

The Conversation UKJan. 30, 2018
Morpurgo explained how it didn’t occur to him to write a book about autism until his grandson was born, which isn’t totally surprising – as autistic characters in books are few and far between. Fiction plays a significant role in shaping how people understand and respond to autism. And in this way, books are …
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After Trump Seeks to Block Book, Publisher Hastens Release

New York TimesJan. 4, 2018
In an 11-page letter sent in the morning, a lawyer for the president said the book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” as excerpted in a magazine article, includes false statements about Mr. Trump that “give rise to claims for libel” that could result in “substantial monetary damages and punitive …
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Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read

The AtlanticJan. 26, 2018
In “Binge-Reading Disorder,” an article for The Morning News, Nikkitha Bakshani analyzes the meaning of this statistic. “Reading is a nuanced word,” she writes, “but the most common kind of reading is likely reading as consumption: where we read, especially on the internet, merely to acquire information.
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Black Lightning: “LaWanda: The Book of Burial”

IGN8 hours ago
Black Lightning is not functioning like a normal CW superhero show. Instead of placing the majority of the attention on characters with the fancy suits and impressive abilities, the writers have made a conscious effort to spotlight the everyday citizens of Freeland, like LaWanda and Reverend Jeremiah Holt.
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Steve Cohen Returns With ‘Best Ideas’ Trading Book

Bloomberg15 hours ago
The new firm has fewer senior portfolio managers running books of $1 billion or more, because many of the most senior people have left the firm in recent years. Point72 initially anticipated raising as much as $10 billion in outside cash for the new fund, people said. Instead, the firm will start — in one of the …
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Coates Hopes ‘Black Panther’ Hype Transfers to Comic Book

U.S. News & World Report15 hours ago
As people gear up for the “Black Panther” movie, acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates wants them to check out the original source, Marvel’s Black Panther comic book, where he’s booting up a massive outer space adventure for the king of Wakanda. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP) The Associated Press.

Presidential historian pens book on ‘Trump’s First Year’

WMC Action News 512 hours ago
Nelson’s new book takes readers on the rollercoaster ride the 45th president has taken titled “Trump’s First Year.” You have to … “One time he told Republican members of the House: I’m going to defend Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 12 and all the rest of them. Well, there are only 7 articles. That’s how …
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How a Library Handles a Rare and Deadly Book of Wallpaper …

Atlas ObscuraJan. 23, 2018
Shadows from the Walls of Death, printed in 1874 and measuring about 22 by 30 inches, is a noteworthy book for two reasons: its rarity, and the fact that, if you touch it, it might kill you. It contains just under a hundred wallpaper samples, each of which is saturated with potentially dangerous levels of arsenic.
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How Michael Wolff Got Into the White House for His Tell-All Book

BloombergJan. 17, 2018
He had interviewed her for a Hollywood Reporter article published Jan. 26. Conway is mentioned dozens of times in Wolff’s book, including in scenes in which he quotes her directly and describes her thoughts. Neither Spicer or anyone else on the White House communications staff ever raised any alarms …

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