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The best books I read in 2013

January 5, 2014


I’m always careful not to call this post “the best books” of the year, since I can’t claim to have read all of the great new fiction from the year or even most of it, and since many of my favorite books (usually) aren’t new. But this year, actually, I did read mostly new fiction, […]

The Deal From Hell

June 20, 2011


When the Tribune Company bought the Times Mirror Company in 2000 (basically a hostile takeover, hardly the “merger” that many called it), the reporters of both the Chicago Tribune and L.A. Times alike were none too pleased. Now James O’Shea, who was an editor for both papers, has written the story of that troubled marriage, […]

August 15, 2008


I discovered thanks to Ben Chambers of The King’s English. He commented with a link to titlepage’s second episode, which contains an interview with Sloane Crosley (among three other new writers). I felt compelled to go back today and watch not just Crosley’s section, but the entire hour-long episode. I had never heard of […]