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The 100 best nonfiction books of all time. Persephone Books: How the throwback publisher built a cult following. Photo illustration by Slate.

Persephone Books: How the throwback publisher built a cult following.

Conflict Time and Photography. This book coincides with the centenary of the First World War and accompanies a major exhibition at Tate Modern.

Conflict Time and Photography

Conflict Time Photography explores the relationship between photography and sites of conflict over time, highlighting the fact that time itself is a fundamental aspect of the photographic medium. This lavishly illustrated book reveals the different perspectives which artists using cameras have brought to the sites they have depicted over different passages of time: from works made a few moments or one day after an event, to those made one year later or 10, 20, 30 and 100 years later. Subjects covered include conflicts from all over the world in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries, including key themes of landscape, ruination, reconstruction and the human cost of conflict.

Edited by Simon Baker, Curator, Photography and International Art, at Tate Modern. Dit kan niet waar zijn. - Joris Luyendijk. Elena Ferrante: the global literary sensation nobody knows. Elena Ferrante is an Italian novelist who was born in or near Naples.

Elena Ferrante: the global literary sensation nobody knows

Add a Vertical Line to a Column or Line Chart: Error Bar Method. How do you add a nice horizontal line to a column or line chart, to show a target value, or the series average?

Add a Vertical Line to a Column or Line Chart: Error Bar Method

The method involves adding a new one-point series with an error bar, applying it to the secondary axes, and making the secondary axes disappear. Use this data to make a column or line chart. The blank cell in the upper left of this range tells Excel that "Value" is the series names, and the dates in the first column are the category (X axis) labels. (I use dates in this example, but you could use any type of category labels.) H. Marsman, Verzamelde gedichten. 10 idioms only the French understand. Six Banned Middle Eastern Books You Should Read. Since the dawn of the written word, governments and leaders across the world have worked both openly and subversively to keep the views and opinions of writers in check.

Six Banned Middle Eastern Books You Should Read

Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton, and a Case of Anxiety of Influence. Premières mesures révolutionnaires. Dirty Wars. In Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times bestseller Blackwater: The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, takes us inside America’s new covert wars.

Dirty Wars

The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders from the White House to do whatever is necessary to hunt down, capture, or kill individuals designated by the president as enemies. Drawn from the ranks of the Navy SEALs, Delta Force, former Blackwater and other private security contractors, the CIA’s Special Activities Division, and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), these elite soldiers operate worldwide, with thousands of secret commandos working in more than one hundred countries. Perseus Books Home. Children's fiction is not great literature. Come on, University of Kent, why the grovelling retreat?

Children's fiction is not great literature

Your creative writing website got it right first time. Il était une fois le Petit Chaperon rouge. Plus de deux mille ans que ça dure, mais le Petit Chaperon rouge n'arrive toujours pas à reconnaître sa mère-grand...

Il était une fois le Petit Chaperon rouge

Wishlist readings

Achille Mbembe : « Le sous-prolétaire chinois est un nouveau nègre » Achille Mbembe à Saint-Malo, en juin 2011 (CYRIL FOLLIOT/AFP) Achille Mbembe, 56 ans, historien et philosophe camerounais installé en Afrique du Sud, enseignant à Johannesburg et à Harvard (Etats-Unis), écrit régulièrement des essais percutants.

Achille Mbembe : « Le sous-prolétaire chinois est un nouveau nègre »

L’avant-dernier, « Sortir de la grande nuit » (La Découverte, 2010), exhortait les citoyens africains à prendre leur destin démocratique en mains. Le dernier, « Critique de la raison nègre » (La Découverte, 2013), dégomme magistralement le racisme. Cet essai renvoie par son titre au livre le plus connu de Kant, paru en 1781. Dans sa « Critique de la raison pure », le philosophe allemand exposait les limites de la rationalité. Avec la marginalisation de l’Europe dans l’économie mondiale et la montée en puissance des pays émergents, faut-il s’attendre à la fin du racisme post-colonial et à l’idée même de race nègre ? Rue89 : Vous dites dès le départ que l’Europe n’est plus le centre de gravité du monde, mais vous empruntez votre titre à Kant.

My Works - Michael John Burlingham. The Last Tiffany: a Biography of Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham Dorothy Trimble Tiffany was born to splendor in the Tiffany mansion in Manhattan on October 11, 1891.

My Works - Michael John Burlingham

She was the last-born child of glass artist Louis Comfort Tiffany and became the closest friend and colleague of Anna Freud, the daughter of Sigmund Freud. Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages. Few American artists have undergone such radical shifts in critical opinion as Louis Comfort Tiffany. La fin de la Flandre belge ? Nombreux sont aujourd’hui les Belges qui s’interrogent sur le futur de leur pays. Alors que la Belgique est traversée par la plus longue crise de son histoire, d’aucuns se demandent s’il existe une porte de sortie à ce qui semble être un nœud gordien. 9780801492259: The Medea - New & Used Books & Textbooks at Waterstones marketplace. Waterstones Marketplace More than 150 million second-hand and out-of-print books!

Quick help. The world's most difficult books: how many have you read? 'Fantastically convoluted' … Nightwood by Djuna Barnes. Photograph: Oscar White/Corbis Two and a half. I have read two and a half of the 10 most difficult books ever written, as selected by Emily Colette Wilkinson and Garth Risk Hallberg of the Millions after three years' research. Sonnetten van Hooft. L'Europe - Émile VERHAEREN - Poésie française.