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Bean and gone - the seductive delights of caffeine (The Guardian)

"Caffeine was first isolated in 1819, when the elderly Johann Wolfgang von Goethe... handed a box of Arabian mocha coffee beans to a chemist named Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge ..." συνέχεια..

Rowling goes Potty over US bid to post Harry's son's story on web (The Scotsman)

[Prime content for the next newsletter of cc...] "Mr Lippert intends to release a chapter a day [of *his own* Harry Potter sequel] throughout December, free of charge, on his website..." συνέχεια..

Are Diplomats Necessary? (The New York Review of Books)

Do diplomats still serve an essential purpose?
Review of "Independent Diplomat: Dispatches from an Unaccountable Elite" by Carne Ross... συνέχεια..

Future Reading - Digitization and its discontents. (New Yorker)

"The rush to digitize the written record is one of a number of critical moments in the long saga of our drive to accumulate, store, and retrieve information efficiently. It will result not in the inf συνέχεια..

“Irony will free us from the war” (Suad Amiry - ResetDOC)

In the preface of your book, you write that a certain number of western people say to you: “You don’t seem like a typical Arab woman”, then you add that “western countries are the perfect places wher συνέχεια..

JK Rowling outs Dumbledore as gay (BBC News)

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has revealed that one of her characters, Hogwarts school headmaster Albus Dumbledore, is gay. She made her revelation to a packed house in New York's Carnegie Hall on F συνέχεια..

The enchantment of the world

"When Johann Gottlieb Fichte read the Critique of Pure Reason in 1791, he was so excited that he set out for Königsberg to visit the famous Immanuel Kant. But what he found there was an old, disinter συνέχεια..

Orhan Pamuk on the Turkish barber shop (The Guardian)

This is why, when I was sitting in the Venus barber shop reading Vulture and heard a voice say, "Come along now, young master", I would be as tense as if I had been invited to take my place in a dent συνέχεια..

France - Youth arrested as Harry Potter is lost in translation

Ένας δεκαεξάχρονος Γάλλος στη φυλακή [Vous exaggérez, Μonsieur Gallimard!] επειδή μετέφρασε κι ανέβασε στην ιστοσελίδα του το τελευταίο Χάρυ Πότερ - ολόκληρο.

Η μετάφραση ήταν παρεμπιπτόντως πολύ συνέχεια..

When crime fiction is a crime

There is nothing to distinguish the turn of the century building with the number 304 from its neighbours on the Calle Rayo. For long years the pockmarked facade has seen neither plaster nor paintbrus συνέχεια..

Booker judges tear up form book to produce giant killing long list

Ondaatje, Coetzee, Swift, Lessing and Kenneally cast aside in favour of novels from lesser-known authors.
Judges for this year's £50,000 Man Booker prize threw one of the most remarkable surprises i συνέχεια..

Ingmar Bergman and Sweden: an epoch’s end

In 1944-45 ... two artistic debuts occurred in Sweden that hardly impacted on the international political situation ... One was the publication of Pippi Långstrump (Pippi Longstocking) by Astrid Lin συνέχεια..

The Cost of Utopia

Βιβλιοπαρουσίαση του (βιβλίου) Motherland: A Philosophical History of Russia. Να δεις ποιά χώρα μου θυμίζει.
Throughout the 19th century the so-called Westernizers blamed the Russian character, whic συνέχεια..

Shame and Prejudice (Guardian)

Καταπληκτικό! Ο φαρσέρ "πουλάει" σε 18 βρετανούς εκδότες και ατζέντηδες το "Περηφάνια και Προκατάληψη" με αλλαγμένο τίτλο και όνομα συγγραφέα. Οι 17 το απορρίπτουν χωρίς να το αναγνωρίσουν. συνέχεια..