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Report: Amazon Wants To Help International Factories Sell Directly To You

A few years ago, Amazon made a prediction that came true: shoppers were about to use Amazon more for commerce across oceans and borders, ordering easily from all over the world. 226 more words


Baking for Bookworms: Bark Sail Bread from Annie Proulx's The Shipping News

It was a little difficult to choose something to make from this book, not because there wasn’t a lot of food mentioned (there was and a lot of it was intriguing), but because many of the ingredients are harder to come by in my land-locked state (as in, tons of seafood). 753 more words

Baking For Bookworms

Longshoremen Walk Off The Job At New York City Area Ports

Earlier today, work at cargo ports in the New York and New Jersey area abruptly stopped, and dockworkers walked off the job. While trucks line up outside of the ports to deliver and pick up cargo containers, no one is there to move them around. 232 more words

The Shipping News

Back in 1993, “The Shipping News” won both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award. Annie Proulx placed the majority of the plot on the cold beaches of Newfoundland, Canada, where Quoyle — the sad yet lovely protagonist — retreats to be amongst the lands of his ancestors. 68 more words

Book Review -- The Shipping News (1993) by Annie Proulx

This review is part of the No Man’s Land Reading Project, an attempt to right a gendered imbalance in my reading and a general imbalance in the availability of reviews (by men, especially) of works by female authors. 1,132 more words


The Shipping News (Sunda Kelapa - Jakarta historical harbour)

OK so these two things are unrelated except for the nautical theme, but for some reason the title felt right. I read The Shipping News a long time ago (Google tells me it was published in 1993, at which point I was seven years old. 386 more words