Happy 200th Birthday, Mr. Dickens

Happy 200th Birthday, Mr. Dickens

Charles Dickens was the world’s first celebrity author. Britain marked his 200th birthday on Tuesday amid reflections of the writer’s enduring relevance. Dickens’ biographer, Claire Tomalin told AP: You only have to look around our society and...
Hitchens Lives On In Writings

Hitchens Lives On In Writings

This is how the New York Times eulogized Christoper Hitchens: Christopher Hitchens, a slashing polemicist in the tradition of Thomas Paine and George Orwell who trained his sights on targets as various as Henry Kissinger, the British monarchy and Mother Teresa, wrote...
The Awesome List: December 2011

The Awesome List: December 2011

Michael Buble’s Christmas album The Canadian singer has the perfect style and sound for a holiday album so it’s no surprise that this has been the No. 1 album for three consecutive weeks. Love the flamenco-tinged “Feliz Navidad” with Mexican...
Royal Mint Celebrates Dickens’ 200th

Royal Mint Celebrates Dickens’ 200th

Nice lead by the AP — “The Royal Mint has come up with a novel way to wish Charles Dickens a happy 200th birthday.” The cool two-pound coin — available via the Mint’s website this week — has a portrait of the author made up of the...
2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Kiss The Cook

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Kiss The Cook

Cooking with Chocolate: Essential Recipes and Techniques Edited by Frédéric Bau – L’École du Grand Chocolat Valrhona Flammarion Add to cart: Cooking with Chocolate: Essential Recipes and Techniques (Book & DVD) This book has an entire chapter on bonbon fillings....
2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee Table Envy

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: Coffee Table Envy

California Design 1930-1965: Living in A Modern Way Edited by Wendy Kaplan The MIT Press Add to cart “California Design” is one of the best museum exhibits Los Angeles has seen in years. Rather than picking up the scraps and doing a hodge-podge showcase of great works...
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