Raymundo Gil

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What Is the Struggle in “My Struggle”?

This week sees the publication of the third volume of “My Struggle,” the thirty-six-hundred-page autobiographical novel by Karl Ove Knausgaard, the Norwegian novelist. (James Wood reviewed the first volume, in 2012.) It’s hard to overstate the strangeness of the book’s success. The six volumes of …

How Neil deGrasse Tyson poses a new existential threat to creationists

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (Richard Shotwell/invision/ap)</b><p>“Cosmos” may be winding down, but its host has exposed the absurdity of Evangelicals’ climate change denialism<p>Dan Arel<p>June 8, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Creationists believe we have a responsibility to be, “good …

Really? Are We Still Genre Shaming People For The Books They Like?

Yesterday, Slate caused a bit of a stir with an editorial reprimanding adults for reading books marketed to young adults. This song-and-dance — …

Books

10 Great Books to Travel With

10 Great Books to Travel With<p>https://www.birchbox.com/magazine/article/10-great-books-to-travel-with<p>Birchbox United States<p>website

Comic Book Panels Seem Dirty When Taken Out-Of-Context

Comic book panels are meant to correlate to each other, as parts of a whole page, but when you take a single comic panel out of the page and read it …

Why There Will Never Be a List of Every Word

An epic Twitter bot reaches the end of a task that could never be completed.<p>This afternoon, @everyword will send its final missive. The Twitter account has published what it claims to be every word in the English language, one tweet per word, since 2007. It’s now counting the final Zs, and the rest …

When a car rats you out: Your license plate vs. your privacy

In classic detective novels, a plucky private investigator sometimes spots the license number of a suspicious car and wheedles his pals at the DMV to "run the plate" and match it with a name and address. But modern technology has exponentially increased the amount of license plate information …

Inauguran librería con seis kilómetros de libros en Londres

La librería británica Foyles inaugura mañana sábado en el centro de Londres su nueva sede, con más de 200.000 títulos apilados en seis kilómetros de estanterías, la mayor librería que abre en el Reino Unido en el siglo XXI.<p>El establecimiento, fundado en 1903 por los hermanos Foyles y ubicado desde …