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When fluff isn’t enough

There’s lots of fluff on the Internet, you know, frothy fun. Light weight, candy floss, sweet but without substance. And like candy floss too much of it can dull your senses. Or your sensibility. Brain Pickings is the opposite of fluff,  but it’s not all serious and it’s not nose in the air pomposity. It’s “a […]

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Non-fiction as engaging as any novel? Yes it can be!

Behind the Beautiful Forevers, non-fiction as engaging as any novel? Posted on September 5, 2013by thecatsbowwow More so! Because in Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity Katherine Boo has given voice to real people that most people won’t ever get a chance to hear. She takes you to Annawadi, a place you may not have […]

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