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Johnny Cash, the Poet in Black

A book of his poems, edited by the poet Paul Muldoon, is about to published... “We try to live by the moral guide that he laid down,” Mr. Cash said, which, among other things, means no alcohol or tobacco ads.
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Squatters and Cigarettes: Nell Zink’s New Novel, ‘Nicotine’

Nicotine is an addictive stimulant, and so is “Nicotine,” the new novel by Nell Zink...she finds that the house has been named Nicotine and is occupied by an approachable band of squatters, ostracized by other activist households because of their tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:17
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Why English Keeps On, Like, Totally Changing: WORDS ON THE MOVE Why English Won’t — and Can’t — Sit Still (Like, Literally) By John McWhorter

I personally appreciated the book’s comprehensive and entertaining section on “backshift,” when the emphasis on a word travels...it enrages me when people in British historical dramas say “CIG-arette” when at the time they would have said “cigar-ETTE.”
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2016 15:35
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Smoking is Bad for You by Anton Chekhov

What an extremely funny depiction of a long suffering husband. How patient he is. This play has always helped me to better comprehend Chekhov's basic state of mind--which is brilliant and human.
Goodreads
added Oct 19, 2016 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI Korea opens book cafe for elderly

implementing a project over the past few years to overhaul old community centers for the elderly in Seoul, drawing positive responses... "We will continue to do what we have been doing to make a difference for the elderly," a JTI spokeswoman said. "We wil
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:02
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Three Dazzling New Picture Books Create Strange but Believable Worlds Children’s Books

In “Du Iz Tak?,” ...Carson Ellis has created a fantastic microcosm... (not to mention pipe-smoking roly-polies).
New York Times
added Oct 7, 2016 20:55
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[Europe] The New Intellectual Property of Health / Beyond Plain Packaging

This book discusses how to balance the legitimate interests of governments to promote human health and the protection and enforcement of IP rights. It also further explores how to amend IP regimes with a view to encouraging companies to produce and market
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Oct 8, 2016 19:28
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[UK] The best PM that Britain never had: Amid a sea of plastic politicians, Ken Clarke stands out as a man who put his principles before power - as his all too human memoir reveals, says DOMINIC SANDBROOK

pocketing a handsome sum in return for taking part-time jobs with the medical firm Unichem and, most infamously, British American Tobacco. Later, understandably, Mr Clarke came in for considerable flak for accepting the tobacco giant’s money. But there is
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:14
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Review: Nell Zink’s ‘Nicotine’ Is Hard to Put Down, Despite Its Unruly Plot

This book’s title, “Nicotine,” refers to a house in a rundown section of New Jersey that’s been occupied by friendly anarchist squatters. They’re all smokers, or chewers, or (God help us) vapers. They’ve banded together because they’re sick of being ostr
New York Times
added Nov 11, 2016 17:18
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