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Maurice Sendak: 'I refuse to lie to children'
Maurice Sendak looks like one of his own creations: beady eyes, pointy eyebrows, the odd monsterish tuft of hair and a reputation for fierceness that makes you tip-toe up the path of his…
Author: Emma Brockes
Published: Oct. 2, 2011
Length: 7 minutes (1951 words)
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Source: t.co
Lost loves and lost years
In the golden age of American travel, the platforms of train stations were knee deep in what looked like fog. You see it all the time in black-and-white movies, these low-lying eddies of silver. I…
Published: April 20, 2009
Length: 15 minutes (3865 words)
State of the Species
By Charles C. Mann THE PROBLEM WITH environmentalists, Lynn Margulis used to say, is that they think conservation has something to do with biological reality. A researcher who specialized in cells…
Length: 32 minutes (8130 words)
Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?
An unruly market may undo the work of a giant cartel and of an inspired, decades-long ad campaign
Source: The Atlantic
Published: Feb. 1, 1982
Length: 8 minutes (2116 words)
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