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5 Best Fall Fragrances
Cologne and fallen leaves.
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Briefings: Fictitious Dishes, Bale in at 27, Monocle Radio, Arab Women in Sport, and Lady Brett Ashley

It’s been a strange and unsettling week in America. We’re trying to keep our heads about us by spending time with friends and family and keeping up with other, more light-hearted news. We left out the videos of watermelons wrapped in rubber bands exploding, but there’s some other good stuff, like softcore food porn and…

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A Master, re-mastered

A Farewell to Arms: The Hemingway Library Edition

Remember the tedium of English Comp 101? Outline, rough draft, working draft, final draft, and final copy—all for a lousy B-. Now, imagine 47 rewrites. Papa admitted to revising the ending of A Farewell to Arms 39 times. His grandson, Sean Hemingway uncovered nine more attempts while perusing the Ernest Hemingway Collection at the John…

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Our first annual summer read-down

Summer Reading List: 12 Best Books to Beat the Heat

Ah, the summer heat. Take it or leave it, the dog days are anigh. Time for frenzied vacation logistics, thanking (and re-thanking) the good men who invented air conditioning, and of course a damn good book. From a collection of short stories by one of our favorite childhood authors to an emotionally exhausting murder mystery…