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Book Buying: A Record of Your Year

Posted December 23, 2007 | 19:43:00 (EST)

Since I occasionally review books for various websites, I was recently given the opportunity to list my top ten books of 2007. After a little thought, however, I had to decline. Not because I didn't read any books in 2007 -- on the contrary, I read far too many, as...

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On Money

Posted December 11, 2007 | 18:06:00 (EST)

Acting on complaints from the public, Senator Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, recently launched an investigation into alleged financial wrongdoing involving six high-profile televangelists, all of whom run "non-profit" organizations. The allegations involve governing boards that are not independent and which allow exorbitant salaries, housing...

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On Reading

Posted December 2, 2007 | 17:07:00 (EST)

There's been a lot of buzz about the Kindle, Amazon's new eBook reader, a device the size and weight of an ordinary paperback that can apparently store around 200 books at once; or if you prefer, a combination of novels, newspaper subscriptions, and blogs. Technophiles have been suggesting that the...

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Jane Austen™

Posted November 26, 2007 | 17:36:00 (EST)

To the inconvenience of its residents, the lobby of my building -- an old Beaux Arts hotel in Baltimore -- was closed off to residents yesterday since it was being used, we were told, to shoot a scene for the upcoming movie, He's Just Not That Into You. Moving my...

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