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Tom O
A professor I knew used to say Hamlet seems befuddled at times because he is a Renaissance man in a medieval world Over the years I saw that the reverse was equally true Hamlet knows the new philosophy but is troubled by new customs and friends who betray old loyalties he fails at playing the Ma
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Tom O
If she rsquo s not careful Susan Wise Bauer will wind up a guru on PBS Her maiden name doesn rsquo t hurt her chances but neither do her ideas which are both erudite and down-to-earth wise yet in touch with the commonplace If she talks the way she writeswith spark and flair but also the right
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Tom O
Adam Nicolson must have thought one good masterpiece of English deserved another He has matched the eloquent beauty of the King James Bible with prose that doesn 8217 t just sparkle but sings This story has been told before Benson Bobrick 8217 s Wide as the Waters and Alister McGrath 8217 s In
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Tom O
If history is bunk any history of the Oscars is full of it We all know designation as Best Picture hardly means a film was the best movie of the year As Emanuel Levy readily concedes in All About Oscar Hollywood rsquo s decision making has always been flawed and as he details in some excellent