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Strike Paper Makes Good

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of The New York Review of Books, the review journal that began life as a “strike paper,” filling a void during a New York printers’ strike when The New York Times Book Review was not being published.

Today in History with a Twist: September 24, 2013

King Crowned, Emperor Next?

     768 - Charlemagne gets crowned King of the Franks.  Would eventually rise to become the first Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.  Too bad he had three sons.

Boring Interview? Tell a Good Story!

Don't be a boring interview! “After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world,” says author Philip Pullman. Everyone loves a good story…even the employers that interview you!