Matt Hall

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Is This The Best Album Title Of The Year?

The name of this Danish band's first album alone could give you goosebumps. Oh, and the record is like really, really good.

Top 10 MP3s of The Week (5/17)

The Top MP3s have gone through many incarnations since the beginning of <i>Consequence of Sound</i> in 2007. What used to be an exhaustive roundup of all the …

Band to Watch: Hooded Fang - The Fox Is Black

Imagine you’re marooned in some lazy beach town and are desperate for an icy beverage. You wander around nondescript storefronts, faded cars parked …

The Big Short

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Lewis<p><b>THE OUTRAGEOUS NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER, NOW AN OSCAR- AND BAFTA-WINNING FILM</b><p>From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, <i>The Big Short,</i> Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest …

The Intelligent Investor, Rev. Ed

• <b>Author:</b> Benjamin Graham<p>The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of “value investing”—which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies—has made The Intelligent …

Envy by Gregg Olsen - review

It's taken me forever to write this review. Not because I didn't like Envy – I absolutely loved it. No, it was because I wasn't sure what to say …

PW Picks: The Best New Books for the Week of April 8, 2013

<i>First published at Publishers Weekly</i><p>This week: Lovecraft gets graphic, the rise of the American novel, and what nonhuman species reveal about being human. Plus, getting held hostage in a small town.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best New Books for the Week of April 8, 2013<p><i>Read more at Publishers Weekly</i>

On Writing, Self-Reproach, and Modernity

I have just read a novel so finely rendered, so raw in its honesty, and so moving and singular, that it forces self-reproach upon me. How is it that I never before heard of it? Could it be because the author, Sándor Márai, was Hungarian? Or because, though published in 1942, it was not translated …

Literature

Legend by Marie Lu – review

This thrilling book is about one of the most dangerous criminals in Los Angeles aka Day, and a girl called June whose brother was killed by this …

52 Books, 52 Weeks, Week 14: Six Long Years

This week's read for 52 books in 52 weeks was Harlan Coben's <i>Six Years</i>.<p>As I mentioned in my last column, I had never read, or even heard of, Coben before, and this despite the fact that he's sold more than 50 million books worldwide. My bad.<p><i>Six Years</i> is about a university professor named Jake …

Books

Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant – review

At first glance, Gaby Mortimer could almost be a character from <i>Having It and Eating It</i>, the mum-lit novel with which Sabine Durrant made her name. A …

Articles about six book reading nooks on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable...<p>Architect Deborah Berke has maintained a ledger full of ephemera that details memories of every dinner party she’s hosted for...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read …

Northern Ireland

Glastonbury 2013 line-up revealed with The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons and Arctic Monkeys headlining

The Rolling Stones, Mumford & Sons and Arctic Monkeys will headline this year’s Glastonbury festival, it has been revealed.<p>Ageing rockers the Stones …

The week ahead: March 29th 2013

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