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Judge frees Mary Trump from gag order, allowing Donald Trump’s niece to speak freely about what a monster the president is

A judge on Monday released Mary L. Trump, PhD from a gag order.

This means the president’s niece may speak freely about Donald and the rest of the family, and promote her book about the Trump she calls 'The Most Dangerous Man In The World.”

Mary Trump and Simon & Schuster won the lawsuit that ...

‘Normal People’ star Paul Mescal reading Sally Rooney’s novel aloud will send hearts aflutter

06.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Connell Waldron loves a good book.  And it would appear Paul Mescal — who played Connell in BBC's Normal People — does too.  The Irish actor read an extract from Sally Rooney's bestselling novel in a video by Instagram book club... ...

Please don’t microwave your library books

The Kent District Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan is imploring its patrons to please not attempt to disinfect borrowed books by putting them in the microwave. The books contain metal RFID tags that will burn the pages and potentially cause a fire. From KIRO7:

“I don’t know if it was something that they saw on ...

The “Into the Wild Bus” is gone

Every year, adventurous (and oft-unprepared) hikers who are fans of Jon Krakauer's book "Into the Wild" (1996) or the move based upon it have attempted the treacherous 20 mile trek on Alaska's Stampede Trail to the abandoned bus where Chris McCandless found refuge (until his death) in 1992. And frequently, hikers making the pilgrimage ...

Now, more than ever, it’s time to use cat hair for crafting

We bought Crafting With Cat Hair in 2013 when my daughter was 10. She started brushing our three cats and saving their hair in a plastic bag. Her first cat hair project was this little cat. If you aren't allergic to cats, why not take a break from Netflix and crossword puzzles and make ...

Edward Gorey’s new book reviewed by Mark Dery

"The Angel, The Automobilist, and Eighteen Others" is a new collection of early drawings by eccentric illustrator and storyteller Edward Gorey (1925-2000). Over at The Comics Journal, Mark Dery, author of the Gorey biography Born to Be Posthumous, reviews the slim new volume while considering where Gorey's odd oeuvre sits (or doesn't) ...