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Wolf Hall - Quick Review

Hilary Mantel 

4th Estate (688 pages), 2010

Borrowed

Winner of the 2009 Booker Prize

Wolf Hall is an extraordinary achievement, a character driven epic that follows the travails of… 339 more words

Book Reviews

The Fake Clinton Scandals Are Back

POLITICO

The right’s newest crusade has an old fake villain

Has Washington learned nothing from Whitewater? The Clintons have spent their entire political lives in the capital dogged by one fake scandal after another. 1,534 more words

U.S. Politics

Play It As It Lays by Joan Didion

Earlier this year, I read Joan Didion’s debut novel Run River. I loved the characters, the melancholy tone of this novel, its sense of place…I didn’t want it to end. 1,462 more words

Book Reviews

Is the Press building or destroying?

World Press Freedom Day is on the 3rd of May every year.

How free is the Press?

Is the Press free? How does the Press use the powers in its hands? 28 more words

Freedom

The State, and Failure, of Modern Journalism

Perhaps I’ve said this too many times now, but I just graduated from college with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Communication.  When I went into college, journalism was a thing I aspired to.  2,241 more words

Life

The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald

The Bookshop is set in 1959 in the fictional Suffolk town of Hardborough, where Florence Green, a middle-aged widow of limited means wishes to open a bookshop, something the town has not seen for several years. 1,465 more words

Book Reviews

The life and death of a bill which would’ve split the Seattle school district

03.30.15

As the Legislature continues to nervously stare down both the McCleary State Supreme Court ruling to fully fund public k-12 education the and recently passed initiative… 1,715 more words