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‘Selma’ vs. History by Elizabeth Drew | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

I think that it is regrettable that we are talking about LBJ when we should be talking about civil rights in response to the movie… 231 more words

History

How He and His Cronies Stole Russia by Anne Applebaum | The New York Review of Books

After reviewing Karen Dawisha’s Putin’s Kleptocracy, Anne Applebaum concludes: “Since 2000, Russia has been ruled by a revanchist, revisionist elite with origins in the old KGB. 118 more words

History

Break the rules, break the spines

Day 10 of the Advent Blogging adventure is about defacing books.

Image courtesy of readitforward.com

This post was inspired by a retweet I saw from the New York Review of Books which said: “Margins are for scribbling, pages for folding, spines for breaking. 345 more words

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Progress (and Reads and Recs)

The holiday cards are coming along. They’re more like little books, actually. I’ll fill each with happy wishes and personal messages. Thirty constructed to date, 70 (or more) to go, and zero signed or sent. 354 more words

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Obama issues executive order on immigration

On the night of November 20, U.S. President Barack Obama addressed the nation over what’s to be done about illegal immigration. In his address, he said his executive order will direct federal agencies to focus on undocumented immigrants with criminal records. 798 more words

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