Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Name: Nathaniel Hawthorne
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Does public shaming work?

It’s a debate with ramifications for both lawyers and parents: For people with bratty kids, the answer might seem obvious, but the water gets a lot murkier when it’s the government doling out the shame, not mom and dad. In Ohio this month, a 62-year-old ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Rise of Gay Rights

and the Fall of the British EmpireLiberal Resistance and the Bloomsbury GroupDavid A.J. RichardsCambridge University Press  282pp  £20What a vital subject – pertinent; necessary; well-conceived! Yet pause, reader. What is this book? Do not let its title, ... [Published History Today - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pulitzer Prizes To Megan Marshall And Eli Saslow

America’s first feminist. The 19 th  century’s journalist, critic, transcendentalist, adventurer, Margaret Fuller.The only known daguerreotype of Margaret Fuller, by John Plumbe, 1846. (Wikimedia Commons)Margaret Fuller was a woman in full in an age when ... [Published WBUR On Point - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

The scarlet letters

2006 Gazette file photoThen-Lt. Gov. Michael Steele vows not to concede to his Democratic opponent in the U.S. Senate race in 2006.advertisementBelieve it or not, Democrats aren’t the only ones with good ideasIt’s easy to forget there is more than one ... [Published Gazette.net - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

The tragic death of the good read

Has this happened to you? Have you, whilst attempting to read an actual, dead-tree novel or lengthy magazine article, inadvertently swiped at the page with your finger, expecting a Delete tab to appear? Maybe you’ve tapped a photo hoping to expand it, ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Blank stone baffles 'J.A.Z.'

Question: I was of the impression that the Blarney Stone had an inscription on it. When I finally got to see the stone, it was blank. What happened? - J.A.Z., Leesport, Pa.Answer: The stone, atop Blarney Castle in Blarney, Ireland, had a Latin inscription, ... [Published York Dispatch - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rapping The Food News: Why Your Cronuts are in Danger

Pastry fans may be aware that Dominique Ansel’s eponymous bakery in New York City, the only place to get a real cronut (yeah, we’ve seen your Doissant and we’re not buying it), was closed down last week due to what the New York City health department ... [Published Food & Wine - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

No! in thunder

(Scott Johnson) President Obama said yesterday: The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay. … In the end, history is not kind to those who would deny Americans their basic economic security. Nobody remembers ... [Published Power Line - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Punishment too harsh for crime

Via Twitter, Pembroke Academy basketball player Pat Welch issued a candid message to a rival New Hampshire high school.“Shout out to Portsmouth, you may have won during the regular season ... But we won the ship you suck #(expletive)yourself.”Upon discovering ... [Published U-T San Diego - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Strange habits

“Would you like to know the great drama of my life?” Oscar Wilde once famously addressed an annoying interlocutor, “I’ve put my genius into my life, I’ve put only my talent into my work.” It is intriguing to look at the uniquely personal ways some famous ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Modern works will be ‘classics’ of the future

Modern works will be ‘classics’ of the futureI am puzzled by the letter in the March 18 News that questions the use of certain books in high school because they contain “vulgar terms” and “profanities.” The writer urges the use of “classics of years ago” ... [Published Buffalo News - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Historic Sights in Concord, Massachusetts

A pilgrimage to the historic and still-lovely Massachusetts town of Emerson, the Alcotts, Hawthorne, and Thoreau. By Patricia PooreOrchard House is where Louisa May Alcott wrote Little Women, and today is a museum devoted to the Alcott family. (Photo: ... [Published Old House Journal Online - Mar 21 2014]

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Boston Creating A Literary Cultural District: S... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - 19 hours ago]
Rebuild My Church! [Published Catholic New York Online - Apr 18 2014]
Does public shaming work? [Published Boston Globe - Apr 17 2014]
The Rise of Gay Rights [Published History Today - Apr 17 2014]
Tough Ruckers [Published WCVB.com - Apr 16 2014]
The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, April 15 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
Pulitzer Prizes To Megan Marshall And Eli Saslow [Published WBUR On Point - Apr 14 2014]
Neutralizing Rabbi Kalischer [Published Jerusalem Post - Apr 12 2014]
The scarlet letters [Published Gazette.net - Apr 10 2014]
The tragic death of the good read [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Blank stone baffles 'J.A.Z.' [Published York Dispatch - Apr 09 2014]
Rapping The Food News: Why Your Cronuts are in ... [Published Food & Wine - Apr 08 2014]
John Hoffmire: Society today should remember le... [Published Deseret Morning News - Apr 07 2014]
No! in thunder [Published Power Line - Apr 02 2014]
Hester Koch's Scarlet Letter [Published American Thinker - Apr 02 2014]
Forest Rose Productions partners with FinalRune... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 01 2014]
Punishment too harsh for crime [Published U-T San Diego - Mar 31 2014]
Strange habits [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 31 2014]
The price of slavery [Published Business Standard India - Mar 30 2014]
When Mark Twain took his act to San Francisco [Published Toronto Star Online - Mar 28 2014]
Cambridge travel writer visits Franklin Park Co... [Published Daily-Jeff - Mar 26 2014]
Moore named fellow [Published University of Delaware - Mar 26 2014]
This Day in 1914 in The Record: March 22, 1914 [Published Troy Record - Mar 22 2014]
Letter: Modern works will be ‘classics’ of the ... [Published Buffalo News - Mar 21 2014]
Historic Sights in Concord, Massachusetts [Published Old House Journal Online - Mar 21 2014]
The world's brainiest cities [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 20 2014]
NIU should give credit to comics [Published Northern Star - Mar 18 2014]
The Long and Winding Road: Touring The Beatles'... [Published Travel Pulse - Mar 17 2014]
This Day in History: March 16th [Published WIAT TV - Mar 16 2014]
Then and Now in the Berkshires [Published National Geographic - Mar 14 2014]
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The Daily Agenda for Tuesday, April 15 [Published Box Turtle Bulletin - Apr 15 2014]
TODAY’S AGENDA is brought to you by: From Michael’s Thing, August 30, 1976, page 23.   My how times have changed. The location is now a yoga studio. TODAY IN HISTORY: Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Founded: 1979. The  Sisters of Perpetual ...
No! in thunder [Published Power Line - Apr 02 2014]
(Scott Johnson) President Obama said yesterday: The debate over repealing this law is over. The Affordable Care Act is here to stay. … In the end, history is not kind to those who would deny Americans their basic economic security. Nobody remembers ...
Whatever happened to the word “sin”? [Published Catholic America - Mar 07 2014]
I have a resistance to the word  sin . It has a slithery, reptilian sound to it, and for me the word summons up memories from my past, when heavy-breathing Southern revivalists would drawl the word in a two-syllable fury. “See-yun,” they would shout, ...
A Short Story For Saturday [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 25 2014]
A passage from the opening paragraphs of Nathaniel Hawthorne‘s 1843 story “ The Birthmark “: In those days when the comparatively recent discovery of electricity and other kindred mysteries of Nature seemed to open paths into the region of miracle, ...
The Conservative Mind At Sixty [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Dec 02 2013]
Timothy Goeglein commemorates Russell Kirk’s 1953 “ minor-classic ,” one of the founding texts of post-WWII American conservatism: With precision and finesse, Kirk illustrates that, beginning with the British parliamentarian Edmund Burke in the ...
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