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Alan Elsner

Trial and Execution: The Dramatic Deaths of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan Elsner

Twenty years ago on Christmas Day, the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena were executed after a summary trial. And thanks to the marvels of modern technology, anyone can view the proceedings.

Pride and Prejudice and Pedantry

Sarah Wendell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sarah Wendell

Romance is not ruffly pornography dressed in appealing fashion and dropped into well-worn time periods so that the plebeian readership can get its collective thrills at concupiscent descriptions.