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A Multimedia Fairy Tale

Ben Rubin ’03 discusses his just-launched publishing company, button-down bird, and its first offering, When Comes What Darkly Thieves, a children’s book that he wrote and illustrated. The fairy tale is now available as an iPad app with original music by alt. country musicians like Cortney Tidwell and members of the band Lambchop. Continue reading

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Nicholson Baker ’79 in New York Times Magazine

Nicholson Baker ’79, the author of such notorious books as Vox and The Fermata, is the subject of a lengthy feature in the latest issue of The New York Times Magazine on the occasion of the release of his ninth and latest novel, House of Holes: A Book of Raunch. Continue reading

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More Seuss

We last wrote about renowned Dr. Seuss scholar and collector Charles D.  Cohen ’83 in an article in the Spring 2009 issue of Haverford magazine that featured some pretty fabulous photographs of his vast collection of  “Seussiana.”  Now Cohen, the … Continue reading

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Juan Williams ’76 Brings “Muzzled” To Daily Show, Philly Mag

Juan Williams ’76 promoted his latest book, Muzzled: The Assault On Honest Debate, which argues that the politicization of the news from both the left and the right has shut down candid conversation and degraded the quality of debate, on The Daily Show and in Philadelphia Magazine yesterday. Continue reading

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