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Author Gay Talese disavows his latest book amid credibility questions - The Washington Post
“I should not have believed a word he said,” Talese says of his main source for ‘The Voyeur’s Motel.’
journalism  failure  newyorker  gaytalese 
july 2016 by ignatz
The Best Facts I Learned from Books in 2015 - The New Yorker
In lieu of a favorite-books list, Kathryn Schulz on the ten best facts she learned from books this year. 
weird  history  factoids  newyorker 
january 2016 by ignatz
A Dangerous and Evil Piano Piece - The New Yorker
"Though Erik Satie’s “Vexations” (1893) consisted of only a half sheet of notation, its recital had previously been deemed impossible"
music  satie  cage  cale  1960s  avant-garde  newyorker 
april 2015 by ignatz
Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work : The New Yorker
"The fatal misconception behind brainstorming is that there is a particular script we should all follow in group interactions."
newyorker  psychology  science  history  via:nrrd 
february 2012 by ignatz
Annals of National Security: Preparing the Battlefield: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
Once again Hersh scares the pants off us all with a piece on the Bushies and Iran
politics  iran  war  usa  newyorker  seymourhersh 
june 2008 by ignatz

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