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A More Profound Form of Acceptance, by Jon Rappoport, July 26, 2014


The voice spoke. No one in the room knew where it was coming from. But they had heard it many times.

“The basic purpose of mass mind control is the creation of passive minds. 746 more words


1930: Laughing Boy by Oliver La Farge

From the Back Cover:

An enduring American classic, Oliver La Farge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning first novel captures the essence of the Southwest in 1915. At a ceremonial dance, the young, earnest silversmith Laughing Boy falls in love with Slim Girl, a beautiful but elusive “American”-educated Navajo. 1,050 more words

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The 1930 Novel Decision

After the debacle the year before with Richard Burton supposedly releasing the jury decision early, he did not come back to the novel jury for 1930. 310 more words

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More Detail on Third Man Records Book: 'Language Lessons: Vol. 1'

Various Artists
Language Lessons: Volume 1
Book+2LP Box Set (hardbound 321-page book, 5 artprints, in a hard-case clothbound sleeve)

Via Third Man Records:

Third Man Records and Third Man Books are very proud to present Language Lessons: Volume I. 483 more words

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Pulitzer Poet Immortalizes Atlantic Avenue, Talks Brooklyn Development

Carroll Gardens scribe Vijay Seshadri, the 2014 winner of the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, took home the honor this spring after devoting a 16-page poem to thoughts evoked by his taxi rides along Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue to… 951 more words

Sinclair Lewis Declined Pulitzer

I mentioned Sinclair Lewis declined the Pulitzer Prize. In 1926, on discovering that his novel, Arrowsmith, had been awarded what was then called the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel, author Sinclair Lewis wrote the following letter to the Pulitzer Prize Committee and declined the honor. 733 more words


Book Review: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Reading The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri was an experience. Whenever a book follows multiple generations of one family, it’s typically called a ‘saga’ because it explains to the reader that many years will pass within the pages of just one novel. 499 more words

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