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MEDIA BEFORE YOU: Sex, death … and Reading

March 8, 2010

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That got your attention, didn’t it? It snatched mine—not because I had never seen the advertisement from Sinclair Institute (“helping you achieve a better love life since 1991”), but b ecause there it was, incongruously, on the back of the Mar. 7 New York Times book review. That real estate is usually claimed by Bauman […]

David Foster Wallace Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

March 8, 2010

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News Release — March 9, 2010 David Foster Wallace ArchiveAcquired by Harry Ransom Center AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of “Infinite Jest” (1996), “The Broom of the System” (1987), “Girl with […]

more March NYC Jewish culture events

March 8, 2010

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via examiner.com To read the article click here Another chance to see the film “A Matter of Size”, discussion on the concept and feeling of “home”, and “Jews and Spain” (worth checking out, especially if you missed December’s symposium & music festival).