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2012 in Review: A Big Thank You to Our Contributors!

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Joseph Anton: A Memoir’ by Salman Rushdie

Words by Stephanie Savva On 14 February 1989, British India novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie heard the word fatwā for the first time. In a telephone conversation with a BBC journalist, the writer was told that he was sentenced to … Continue reading

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Catch-22 – Joseph Heller

When I first picked up a copy of Catch-22, I was yet blissfully unaware of the potential contained within the pages. Whilst the red cover was striking, there was nothing particulary special about the book. I scanned the blurb – … Continue reading

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