Newsletter 359


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[5]America's Right: All At Sea
    Links:
      5. http://b.rw/iMWhPN

Adam Haslett | Prospect | 22 June 2011

Recently ungated piece in which writer describes his time on an evangelical
  cruise headed for Alaska. Star attraction: Mike Huckabee. Subject under
  consideration: Can the Republicans find someone to unseat a vulnerable
  Obama? [6]Comments
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/articles/americas-right-all-sea

[7]Art Of The Deal
    Links:
      7. http://b.rw/lpPZ5W

Liz Mermin | Caravan | 30 June 2011

David Headley helped plan terrorist attacks on Mumbai in 2008. He was
  arrested in 2009 in US on his way to murder staff at Jyllands-Posten
  newspaper in Copenhagen. But for years, he's been a FBI informant. That may
  save his skin [8]Comments
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/articles/art-deal

[9]Collars For Dollars
    Links:
      9. http://b.rw/kaViLh

Peter Moskos | Reason | 29 June 2011

Ex-policeman says America's "war on drugs" degrades policing. "It’s
  difficult to find a good criminal. There’s never a felon around when you
  need one. Fishing for low-level drug arrests is a far easier way to generate
  overtime" [10]Comments
    Links:
      10. http://thebrowser.com/articles/collars-dollars

[11]Tyson Projected
    Links:
      11. http://b.rw/jTKR8x

Avi Steinberg | n+1 | 29 June 2011

Unexpectedly interesting profile of youngest heavyweight champion in
  history. Focuses on trainer Cus D'Amato's psychological view of boxing and
  effect on Tyson. Disliked, often hid his face. Now part-covers it with
  tattoo [12]Comments
    Links:
      12. http://thebrowser.com/articles/tyson-projected

[13]Searching For Something Good to Say About India
    Links:
      13. http://b.rw/ltvtVH

Manu Joseph | NYT | 29 June 2011

Indian writer says accounts of his country's economic miracle have been
  greatly exaggerated. Growth has been a function of rich-country demand.
  There isn't enough homegrown talent to build competitive new domestic
  industries [14]Comments
    Links:
      14. http://thebrowser.com/articles/searching-something-good-say-about-india

[15]Bruce Springsteen's Eulogy For Clarence Clemons
    Links:
      15. http://b.rw/jejZs8

Bruce Springsteen | Rolling Stone | 29 June 2011

"I saw my pal striding out of the shadows, a path opening up before him;
  here comes my brother, my sax man, my partner, my lifelong friend. Clarence
  doesn’t leave the E Street Band when he dies. He leaves when _we_ die"
  [16]Comments
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/articles/bruce-springsteens-eulogy-clarence-clemons

FiveBooks Interview

[17]Steven Kaplan on the History of Food
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/steven-kaplan-on-history-food

The history professor tells us about the power of food – from body and blood
  of Christ and act of seduction to means of social control and weapon of war
  [18]Read on
    Links:
      18. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/steven-kaplan-on-history-food

Featured Topic

[19]Football
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/topics/soccer

A collection of hand-picked articles and interviews with leading authorities
  on the biggest sport in the world [20]Read on
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/topics/soccer

Reader Recommendations

@[21]polit2k Christine Lagarde And The Demand For Dollars « The Baseline
  Scenario    - [22]goo.gl/oxZuS   [23]#browsings   @[24]nppolicyanalyst
  @[25]baselinescene #[26]I[27]MF [28]More like this
    Links:
      21. http://twitter.com/polit2k
      22. http://baselinescenario.com/2011/06/30/christine-lagarde-and-the-demand-for-dollars
      23. https://twitter.com/search?q=#browsings
      24. http://twitter.com/nppolicyanalyst
      25. http://twitter.com/baselinescene
      26. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#IMF
      27. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#IMF
      28. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[29]Book of the Day
    Links:
      29. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/cairo-trilogy-palace-walk-palace-desire-sugar-street-by-naguib-mahfouz

[30]The Cairo Trilogy by Naguib Mahfouz
    Links:
      30. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/cairo-trilogy-palace-walk-palace-desire-sugar-street-by-naguib-mahfouz

[31]Tarek Osman says: "Mahfouz brilliantly dissects the rich life of the
  middle class of that multifaceted city"
    Links:
      31. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/tarek-osman-on-arab-world

[32]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[33]Savant Learns Icelandic In A Week
    Links:
      33. http://thebrowser.com/videos/savant-learns-icelandic-week

Daniel Tammet, writer and genius, adds a tenth language to his repertoire
  [34]More videos
    Links:
      34. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[35]Jimmy Page, on nutrition
    Links:
      35. http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/6696852/in-evening

"I'm  not  into solid foods very much. I prefer to eat liquid food,
    something like a banana daiquiri"

[36]More quotes
    Links:
      36. http://thebrowser.com/quotations

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