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Former Cambridge Analytica Director Says She Saw Company Techniques 'As Savvy' There's a victim-blamey tone in Brittany Kaiser's memoir Targeted, but what it offers over other look-backs is a more in-the-room account of what exactly, she alleges, was in the company's pitch deck.
NPR.org | Oct 22, 2019 04:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Call Me by Your Name' sequel 'Find Me' is lustful, magical but frustrating Elio may have been the protagonist in "Call Me By Your Name" but in the book's sequel, "fate" is the character you're going to be most invested in.
USA Today | Oct 21, 2019 10:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Janis Joplin Biography Reveals The Hard Work Behind The Heart Onstage, Joplin oozed confidence, sexuality and exuberance, but biographer Holly George-Warren describes the singer as a bookworm who worked hard to create her "blues feelin' mama" musical persona.
NPR.org | Oct 21, 2019 5:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tips, links and suggestions: what are you reading this week? Your space to discuss the books you are reading and what you think of them Are you on Instagram? Then you can be featured here by tagging your books-related posts with #GuardianBooksScroll down for our favourite literary linksRead more Tips, links and sug
The Guardian | Oct 21, 2019 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Cixin Liu's 'Supernova Era,' The Children Really Are The Future In this early work from the Hugo Award-winning author, a supernova near Earth kills off everyone over the age of 13 and the remaining kids turn increasingly to violence as they struggle to rebuild.
NPR.org | Oct 21, 2019 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Animals feared him': fake David Cameron memoir cover spotted in bookshop Complete with endorsements from Donald Trump and Judy Murray, the parody jacket turned up in a branch of FoylesThere are large acts of protest, such as the Peoples Vote march that took place in London on Saturday. And then there are smaller ones, such as
The Guardian | Oct 21, 2019 12:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Swedish Academy defends Peter Handke's controversial Nobel win Members behind decision to award Austrian writer the prize in literature say he will be seen as an obvious choice in 50 yearsThe Swedish Academy has defended its controversial choice of Peter Handke as this years Nobel literature laureate, saying that it
The Guardian | Oct 21, 2019 12:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Family dysfunction is at its finest in Jami Attenbergs devastating All This Could Be Yours Jami Attenbergs devastating new novel "All This Could Be Yours" explores the dysfunction of a family as its toxic patriarch lies on his deathbed.
USA Today | Oct 21, 2019 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 Fresh New Romances For October As the October days shorten, it's a good time to curl up with a romance novel this month, we're featuring stories about people who defy traditional expectations to find their happy-ever-afters.
NPR.org | Oct 21, 2019 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poem of the week: The Soul of Gerontius by John Henry Newman The Victorian theologian and as of last week, saint was also a poet of unexpectedly gentle warmthI went to sleep; and now I am refreshd,A strange refreshment: for I feel in meAn inexpressive lightness, and a senseOf freedom, as I were at length myself,And
The Guardian | Oct 21, 2019 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend