Robert McCrum in The Guardian: A Room of One’s Own is both a landmark in feminist thought and a rhetorical masterpiece, which started life as lectures to the literary societies of Newnham and Girton Colleges, Cambridge, in October 1928. It...

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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 45 – A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (1929)

 

Robert McCrum in The Guardian:

UntitledA Room of One’s Own is both a landmark in feminist thought and a rhetorical masterpiece, which started life as lectures to the literary societies of Newnham and Girton Colleges, Cambridge, in October 1928. It was then published by the Hogarth Press in 1929 in...

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This protein is mutated in half of all cancers. New drugs aim to fix it before it’s too late

 

Robert F. Service:

P53_mainIt has been nearly impossible to get a good look at Rommie Amaro's favorite protein in action. Called p53, the protein sounds the alarm to kill cells with DNA damage and prevent them from becoming cancerous—one reason why it has been called the "guardian of the genome."...

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Thursday Poem

The Morning’s News by Wendell Berry

 

To moralize the state, they drag out a man,
and bind his hands, and darken his eyes
with a black rag to be free of the light in them,
and tie him to a post, and kill him.
And I am sickened by the complicity in my race.
To kill...

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WHY WE NEED REVOLUTIONARY POET FAIZ AHMED FAIZ MORE THAN EVER

Rajat Singh in Literary Hub:

ScreenHunter_2428 Dec. 07 23.39During unspeakably dark moments, where do we turn? To facts? Beliefs? Or to someplace else? Facts organize the world, which we go mad to control. When we cling to our beliefs out of fear, they in turn dull our minds. But poetry, specifically that of the...

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‘We’re teaching university students lies’ – An interview with Dr Jordan Peterson

UNDERSTANDING THE OTHER SIDE: Only a fraction of the articles we post are normally about politics but it is also true that the editors of 3QD are all (to a person) liberal progressives and none of us supported or voted for Donald Trump. In the interest of dialogue and trying to understand the...

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