Each of the seven chapters in this book is an essay about a book that George Steiner did not write. The first two chapters, “Chinoiserie” and “Invidia” are dedicated to Joseph Needham and Cecco d’Ascoli, authors whose works were just too large of a scope for Steiner to tackle. 884 more words
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BOSTON (CBS) – It Happens Here in Back Bay. Sure it’s home to some of Boston’s most expensive real estate, but it wasn’t always that nice. 21 more words
NEEDHAM (CBS) – A 12-year-old girl from Needham has come up with an invention that could win her $250,000.
Grace Murphy is one of five finalists in Frito-Lay’s inaugural “Dreamvention” contest. 30 more words
NEEDHAM (CBS) — An employee at TripAdvisor in Needham called police early Wednesday morning after someone heard a gunshot.
When police arrived shortly after 7 a.m., they confirmed that a bullet went through a fourth-floor window of the TripAdvisor building next to Route 128. 172 more words