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Found in Translation: David Vann is Big in France

During the 12 years it took David Vann to get his first work of fiction published, he resorted to a life of romantic misadventure, running an ill-fated chartered sailing business that found him fending off pirates, freak storms and drug smugglers. 1,118 more words


Port Authority reform override rescheduled for March 16th

A Senate vote to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of legislation aimed at reforming an embattled Port Authority has been tentatively rescheduled from March 5th to March 16th, one of the bill sponsors has informed PolitickerNJ. 161 more words

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Cardinale, Doherty back Fox amidst Samson subpoena mention

Following Thursday’s article in the The Record which reported that federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the Port Authority for records related to the personal travel of the agency’s former chairman, David Samson, as well as his relationship with Newark Liberty International Airport’s largest carrier, United Airlines, two New Jersey state Senators spoke out in support of a prominent state official mentioned in connection with the reported subpoena: New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation Jamie Fox. 366 more words

Chris Christie

Princeton at Yale 1.30.15 Photos

Here are photos from Princeton’s 4-0 loss at Yale on Friday night: 175 more words

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Following State of the State Address, ranking Republican senator calls Christie a 'failed' governor

TRENTON — A ranking Republican member of the New Jersey senate is calling Gov. Chris Christie a “failed” governor after the incumbent gave a State of the State Address Tuesday that he says pandered to a national audience and promoted his own personal political ambitions. 1,462 more words

Untying tongues: Why right now is a good time to read in translation

When Patrick Modiano won the Nobel Prize earlier this fall, the general response in the English-speaking world was a resounding, “Who?” Most of the novelist’s 20-odd books are unavailable in our widest-spoken official language — some out of print but most simply untranslated. 1,128 more words


William Gibson on the end of the future

For most novelists, inspiration is a mystical process: images appear to them; situations suggest themselves; characters walk into their thoughts. William Gibson is rather less romantic. 1,352 more words