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The Catastrophic Last Year of Donald J. Trump by Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. Penguin Press, $ 30 (578p) ISBN 978-0-593-29894-7

Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker. Penguin Press, $ 30 (578p) ISBN 978-0-593-29894-7 Washington post reporters Leonnig and Rucker return (after A very stable genius) with a comprehensive but stilted overview of the tweetstorms, turf wars, denial and desperation that rocked the Trump administration from January 2020 to January 2021. It is an in-depth study of the bureaucratic dysfunction caused by ...

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Free Comic Book Day returns to Rochester

ROCHESTER – Jetpack Comics & Games will be hosting Free Comic Book Day in downtown Rochester on Saturday August 14 starting at 10 a.m. Guest of honor Daniel Warren Johnson will be in attendance. DWJ’s work includes Marvel Comics: Beta Ray Bill, DC Comics: Wonder Woman, Dead Earth, and her creator Image Properties Murder Falcon 7 Extremity. “Being able to ...

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Ben Shapiro has mastered Facebook’s “outrage politics”

Ben Shapiro, political commentator and founder of the polarizing conservative website The daily thread, “rule” effectively Facebook, NPR reported Monday, writing that it “was driving an unprecedented engagement machine on the world’s largest social networking site.” The daily thread was so successful, in fact, that in May, the site “generated more Facebook engagement on its posts than The New York ...

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John Veronis, who brokered major media deals, dies at 93

John James Veronis was born March 6, 1928 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and raised in Easton, Pennsylvania. He was one of six children of Greek immigrants; his father, Nicholas, had been a writer but had taken jobs in a fur factory and restaurants in the United States; his mother, Angeliki (Eftimakis) Veronis, was a housewife. After graduating from Lafayette ...

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Advantages and disadvantages of cooperation, low-carbon construction and in nature: the books in brief

Social instinct Nicolas raihani Cap Jonathan (2021) Cooperation is a double-edged sword. Within totalitarian nations and among democratic nations, it dominated World War II. But working together also created a post-war consensus that paved the way for the UK National Health Service and gender equality. Well used, cooperation brings wealth, but “in the wrong hands or used in the wrong ...

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Trump Copy / Paste Publisher Blurb, Sends Own Statement

In the Conservative edition, there are few “gets” as good as Donald Trump. And having him send one of his statements via email – or non-Twitter tweets, as one might describe them – is even get-ier. So, Fox’s Jesse Watters must have been thrilled to see his name evolve after Trump praised his book. This praise was quite extensive. In ...

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“Seek You”, a graphic memoir by Kristen Radtke on loneliness

On the bookshelf Seek You: a journey through American solitude By Kristen RadtkePantheon: 352 pages, $ 30 If you purchase related books from our site, The Times may earn a commission from Bookshop.org, whose fees support independent bookstores. Kristen Radtke is an incubator; few would call it a joyful spirit. (I can understand.) His first book, a thoughtful graphic memoir ...

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