Archive for October, 2006

Talk about Timely!
By October 2, 2006 0 Comments Read More →

Talk about Timely!

Be sure to read Ilene Cooper’s review of Bob Woodward’s State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III, which is the Review of the Day today. Talk about quick turnaround: Ilene bought the book on Friday and filed the review this morning. (In case you were on a media fast, leaks forced Simon & Schuster to […]

Posted in: Likely Stories, News
The Nobel Prize for Literature: Joke or Mystery?
By October 2, 2006 0 Comments Read More →

The Nobel Prize for Literature: Joke or Mystery?

In yesterday’s L.A. Times, Susan Salter Reynolds provocatively–and entertainingly–explored the meaning and relevance of the Nobel Prize for Literature: Today, the overriding question is how much do the writer’s politics factor into the nomination and award? Is the prize for literature or for politics? (It’s a dessert topping! No, it’s a floor wax!) There’s a tradition of doing […]

Posted in: Awards, Likely Stories, News