"That is the weirdest thing."
Ultimately, this novel's strength resides in its depictions of characters whose ethics and motivations occupy a liminal, grey space between good and bad, moral and immoral.
Agriculture funding should focus on the many low-tech, African-led innovations that are already helping to alleviate hunger and poverty in environmentally sustainable ways all over the continent.
When journalists see their profession crumbling before them, left without jobs and stripped of what they love to do, it is surely disheartening and deflating -- a feeling of helplessness.
It's another blow to the book review, but new options are emerging. What do you think of a world without so many book review
For us career newspaper people, it won't be the same world without E&P. But then again, it hasn't been for years. It's a different media world today, and E&P's shuttering merely confirms it -- in boldface.
In an article in March on Seattle's becoming "a one-newspaper town," The Times asked, "will it become a no-newspaper town
It is now much easier and cheaper to publish a book than ever before.
The Internet has been a destructive force for many business models, but none threatens the basis of the republic as much as the digital knife busily sawing at the fraying Achilles tendon of American newspapers.
As sad as I am to see some smart, hard-working journalists losing their jobs, I can't help but wonder: why did it take so long?