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  1. Books In My Life: A Love Of The ArcaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Daily Kos

    ... literature. I don't recall the source of the list, but it helpfully had little illustrated vignettes of the books content along with a portrait of the author. I loved pouring over the list and committing to memory who wrote what. The payoff for me ...

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  2. The Netflix of ___Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | San Francisco Magazine

    We've become a society of bingers. Inspired by the guilty gratification of House of Cards benders, dozens of startups are copying Netflix's buffet-style subscription model - one monthly fee, unlimited access - for everything from leather jackets to Lego sets.

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  3. Anna Sale, Anthony DeVito and More Set for How I Learned Things...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hosted by Blaise Allysen Kearsley Tickets: $6 in advance / $10 at the door. On sale soon at UNIONHALLNY.COM .

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  4. 5 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | DNAInfo.com

    " Beyond Fundraising Basics " is a class at the Brooklyn Brainery geared towards those who have experience working for or serving on the board of a nonprofit. Tackle real questions faced by professionals and, as volunteers, dive into case studies and role play so that you walk away from class with the confidence to ask for major gifts.

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  5. Books: Secrets behind ordinaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    A Spool of Blue Thread is a story about an ordinary American family, the Whitshanks. Except, of course, no family is entirely ordinary.

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  6. Too Cold to Go Outside? A Startup Will Deliver Vogue to Your Door in MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Too cold or lazy to visit a newsstand to buy Vogue 's March issue? Well, lucky for you, cold, lazy person, a startup called Postmates will deliver the issue to your door "in minutes" if you live in New York City and, starting next week, L.A. The service is called Vogue On-Demand and runs while supplies of the March issue last.

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  7. Foodie bucket list: Writer Mimi Sheraton to speak at Westport LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Westport News

    Mimi Sheraton, a former New York Times restaurant critic and author of "1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die: A Food Loveris Life List," will speak Feb. 28 at the Westport Library. A well-known food writer and former New York Times restaurant critic will appear Feb. 28 at the Westport Library to discuss her book, "1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die: A Food Lover's Life List."

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  8. Anna Sale, Anthony DeVito and More Set for How I Learned Things...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hosted by Blaise Allysen Kearsley Tickets: $6 in advance / $10 at the door. On sale soon at UNIONHALLNY.COM .

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  9. Best-selling author James Patterson thrills Palmer's Fireside Books with $7,500Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Anchorage Daily News

    The small independent bookstore Fireside Books is quiet on Friday evening, January 30, 2015 just before closing. Best-selling author James Patterson gave Fireside Books in Palmer $7,500 this week -- no strings attached.

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  10. Spend the Snowpocalypse Catching Up on These V.F. Editor-Recommended LongreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Vanity Fair

    Those of us who are likely to be stuck indoors waiting out the monster snowstorm barreling its way through the Northeast may find ourselves feeling a bit stir crazy. As an antidote, VF.com editors teamed up to suggest some of our favorite, recent long-reads.

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  11. Will Lange Return to a.H.S?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Vanity Fair

    The one thing we can consistently rely on when it comes to American Horror Story is change. Each season the show changes everything from cast members to location to time period.

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  12. Magazine Names David Hajdu As Music CriticRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Nation

    January 12, 2015 - The Nation , America's oldest weekly magazine of politics and culture, today announced the appointment of David Hajdu as music critic. In his new role, Hajdu will write features for the print edition of the magazine and blog regularly at TheNation.com: His first post will be coming soon.

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  13. The backlash against Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch - snobbery or necessity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch , published late in 2013, was the novel everyone wanted to talk about last year. It sold more than a million copies - and more are selling as you read this - and won the Pulitzer Prize.

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  14. Kim Gordon releasing 'Girl In A Band' memoir, going on book tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon , no stranger to authoring books, is releasing a new memoir on February 24 via Dey Street Books called Girl In A Band , presumably named for the ill-advised question female musicians are often asked in interviews that Kim sarcastically sang about on "Sacred Trickster" . She's now announced a book tour in support of it, which has her being interviewed by different people at each stop.

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  15. C. Wonder, the Preppy Fashion Chain Founded by Tory Burch's Ex, Is Officially Closing Up ShopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    It was a brief but dramatic run. The colorful retail company, founded in 2011 by Tory Burch's ex-husband Chris Burch, started with a bang, immediately generating plenty of snarky comments from fashion insiders.

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  16. January Hot Type: The Books You Need to Read This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Vanity Fair

    Clockwise from top left: courtesy of Random House, courtesy of Scribner, courtesy of Little, Brown, courtesy of Viking, courtesy of Soft Skull, courtesy of Ballantine, courtesy of Basic Books, courtesy of Knopf, courtesy of Atria, courtesy of Algonquin, courtesy of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The deeply aggrieved narrator of first-time novelist Ben Metcalf 's eccentric, magnificent Southern Gothic metafiction unleashes bitter Faulknerian arias Against the Country .

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  17. Why the backlash against Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' was so extreme (2014 Year in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," published late in 2013, was the novel everyone wanted to talk about this year. It sold more than a million copies -- and more are selling as you read this -- and won the Pulitzer Prize.

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  18. Quote of Note | Martin FillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | UnBeige

    "It is axiomatic among architectural editors and art directors that if a building is not very good, then one should use images of it at sundown; if it is worse than that, show it reflected in water at twilight. This perhaps explains why several publications, including Architectural Digest , Vanity Fair , and The New York Times , have depicted Gehry 's newest work in a dim crepuscular glow, rising above its shallow pools and dramatic stepped cascade.

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  19. People, Etc.Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Publishers Marketplace

    Nan Vermylen Thornton will join Zachary Shuster Harmsworth as an agent. Previously, she was in-house counsel practicing copyright law at Pearson Education.

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  20. Political photos only change something if the political mind is ready to be changed'Read the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Born: Missouri, United States Studies: Master's Degree in Art History from New York University Institute of Fine Arts. Worked for: The New York Times, Vanity Fair.

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