Is there a difference between Tina Fey and Katie Couric? With the boundaries between news and entertainment getting fuzzier, sources of politically relevant information are coming in many different guises.
Hemingway’s home outside Havana, the Finca Vigía, turned into a shrine and museum shortly after the writer’s death, and all of Hemingway’s documents there were turned over to the Republic of Cuba.
Not since the 1960s, during the civil rights era, have Americans acted to commandeer public places like parks in anything like the manner seen during the recent “Occupy _____” protests. Americans are not prone to take to the streets and other public places en masse to protest governments or social conditions.
Beyond Smoke and Mirrors by Burton Richter is the 2011 winner of the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science! First offered in 1959, the award is offered for outstanding contributions in to the literature of the physical and biological sciences and mathematics. For more information about Beyond Smoke and Mirrors, visit the book’s website.
For This Side of the Pond readers who couldn’t attend one of the recent West Coast bookstore events for The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, we wanted to share some of the highlights with you.