Newsletter 480


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[1]The Browser
    Links:
      1. http://thebrowser.com

FiveBooks Interview

[5]Allegra Goodman on Jewish Fiction
    Links:
      5. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/allegra-goodman-on-jewish-fiction

Jewish literature doesn’t have to be written by Jews, says the novelist, but
  it does have to speak to the Jewish experience. She tells us about the
  Jewish writing, from Chaim Potok to George Eliot, that means the most to her
  [6]Read on
    Links:
      6. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/allegra-goodman-on-jewish-fiction

Featured Topic

[7]Republican Contenders
    Links:
      7. http://thebrowser.com/reports/republican-contenders

Romney, Bachmann or Perry? AN Other? Read our selection of background and
  analysis articles on the Republicans hoping to be their party's choice to
  challenge President Obama [8]Read on
    Links:
      8. http://thebrowser.com/reports/republican-contenders

Reader Recommendations

[9]polit2k RT @[10]paulmasonnews: Cannes - the scale of the crisis; blog
  [11]t.co/banjvDIB #[12]gfc2 #[13]browsings Excellent except for crazy
  headline :-) [14]More like this
    Links:
      9. http://twitter.com/polit2k
      10. http://twitter.com/paulmasonnews
      11. http://t.co/banjvDIB
      12. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#gfc2
      13. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#browsings
      14. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[15]Book of the Day
    Links:
      15. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/haunting-hill-house-by-shirley-jackson

[16]The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
    Links:
      16. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/haunting-hill-house-by-shirley-jackson

[17]Ramsey Campbell says: “It’s at least as much about the psychological
  interaction of the characters as it is about the overtly
  spectral”[18]FiveBooks Archive
    Links:
      17. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/ramsey-campbell-on-horror-stories
      18. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[19]Murmuration
    Links:
      19. http://thebrowser.com/videos/murmuration

Two women in a boat. And a flock of starlings
  [20]More videos
    Links:
      20. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[21]Ronald Burt, on inspiration
    Links:
      21. http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/22/arts/22IDEA.html

The easiest way to feel creative is to find people who are more ignorant
    than yourself

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

FiveBooks Interview

[23]Heather Brooke on Holding Power to Account
    Links:
      23. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/heather-brooke-on-holding-power-account

Power corrupts – and even those who start out with good intentions can be
  affected. The freedom of information campaigner tells us about books to help
  us remember this, from Orwell to a memoir of apartheid [24]Read on
    Links:
      24. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/heather-brooke-on-holding-power-account

Featured Topic

[25]Euro On The Brink
    Links:
      25. http://thebrowser.com/reports/euro-brink

What's going wrong with the euro? Can the problem be contained? If so, how?
  And what if it isn't? Read on to find out [26]Read on
    Links:
      26. http://thebrowser.com/reports/euro-brink

Reader Recommendations

[27]@andrewjtaggart Charles  Simic  in NYRB Blog on the joys of little
  notebooks. Inspired, lovely, short piece.[28]t.co/fHWVsMU9 #[29]browsings
  [30]More like this
    Links:
      27. http://twitter.com/andrewjtaggart
      28. http://t.co/fHWVsMU9
      29. http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#browsings
      30. http://thebrowser.com/browsings

Book of the Day

[31]Book of the Day
    Links:
      31. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/collected-ghost-stories-by-mr-james

[32]Collected Ghost Stories by MR James
    Links:
      32. http://thebrowser.com/recommended/collected-ghost-stories-by-mr-james

[33]Ramsey Campbell says: “MR James is arguably the greatest master of the
  English ghost story. He says just enough to suggest far worse”[34]FiveBooks
  Archive
    Links:
      33. http://thebrowser.com/interviews/ramsey-campbell-on-horror-stories
      34. http://thebrowser.com/fivebooks/archive

Video of the Day

[35]Final Muppets Trailer
    Links:
      35. http://thebrowser.com/videos/final-muppets-trailer

Promo campaign explodes in pre-Thanksgiving meta-parody [36]More videos
    Links:
      36. http://thebrowser.com/videos

Quote of the Day

[37]Jimmy Page, on nutrition
    Links:
      37. 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"

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

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