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2014- Year Of The Reader

2014- Year Of The Reader

  Posted by Liberty Hardy January 14, 2014 3 Comments MORE BY THIS AUTHOR   FeaturesOpinion   2014: The Year of the Reader It has never been a better time to be a reader! It’s a brand new year, and already articles declaring the decline of books and reading are popping up on the internet, […]

The Decline Of The Book Reviewer…..

The Decline Of The Book Reviewer…..

Posted by Peter Damien January 7, 2014 18 Comments MORE BY THIS AUTHOR Opinion The Decline and Fall of the Book Reviewing Empire submit 21   If anyone ever asked me what parts of the bookish world I’m embarrassed by, they might be surprised by the answer. Am I ashamed of people reading Twilight or […]

The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare

The American Nightmare Ed Tasca A new and highly-praised diagnostic tool, called the Psychopath Checklist, has been established and supported by a large proportion of practicing psychiatrists. According to the findings arrived at as a result of the research associated with this new tool, it has been estimated – conservatively – that there are approximately […]

Benchley Ahead of Himself

Benchley Ahead of Himself

I know that if Robert Benchley knew of this undertaking to analyze his work, he would be aghast. That someone would presume to attempt to explain him and his humor would tickle the great humorist and probably become the subject of one of his fine works of self-mocking nonsense. I hope he will forgive the presumption and accept that my intentions are aimed at one thing and one thing only, that of introducing him to new generations of readers.

The Athletic Benchley

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