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Weekendnotes, March 16-17

On Saturday mornings, Splice rounds up the previous week’s best literary criticism and serves it up to you in a single dish. You didn’t have any plans for the weekend, did you? 748 weitere Wörter


The Novel That Defined Jazz Age Berlin

This is a brutal book. Published in 1929, Berlin Alexanderplatz often reads, in Michael Hofmann’s new translation, as if it were conceived as a deliberate affront to contemporary sensibilities. 1.158 weitere Wörter


Alfred Döblin: Berlin Alexanderplatz

Here is a book whose fearsome reputation precedes it – or should I say (spoiler alert) exceeds it? Berlin Alexanderplatz is a monument of modern German literature and, more prominently to me, a byword for fat unreadability. 1.242 weitere Wörter

Penguin Modern Classics

New Jersey Governor Candidates Face Off In Final Debate

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Who should replace Gov. Chris Christie as New Jersey’s chief executive?

CBS2, along with The Record and William Paterson University, will seek to help voters answer that question by hosting a live debate on Oct. 568 weitere Wörter


South Jersey Residents Weigh In With Questions For Gubernatorial Candidates At Virtual Town Hall

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — Questions on subjects from climate change to the expansion of casino gambling were raised Tuesday as New Jersey residents got another opportunity to ask question for the gubernatorial candidates in a third virtual town hall. 571 weitere Wörter


Online Town Halls To Spotlight Issues For Next New Jersey Governor

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — What issues matter most when choosing who should replace Gov. Chris Christie as New Jersey’s chief executive in the November election? 397 weitere Wörter


The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood

I wanted to read Huxley’s Island but it was out so I got the next best thing: The Berlin Stories by Christopher Isherwood. I say ’next best thing‘ but what I mean is Isherwood is the next author on the HU library shelf and I see him every time I go to get out a Huxley. 138 weitere Wörter

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