The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage

Author: Allan M. Siegal,William G. Connolly

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN: 081296389X

Category: Reference

Page: 368

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Offers more than six hundred alphabetically-arranged entries that provide guidelines on questions of spelling, punctuation, English usage, grammar, syntax, and style.
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The New York Times Parent's Guide to the Best Books for Children

Author: Eden Ross Lipson

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0812930185

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 530

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Provides reviews of more than one thousand classic children's books, ranging from picture books and early readers to young adult titles, along with more than fifty subject indexes and bibliographical listings of authors and illustrators.
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Jews and Judaism in The New York Times

Author: Christopher Vecsey, Ph.D

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739184709

Category: Social Science

Page: 440

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Jews and Judaism have been profoundly affected by the horrific course of the Holocaust, and by the formation of Israel as a Jewish nation-state. These have been the major themes in the Times' treatment of Judaism, in thousands of articles, from the 1970s to the present.
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The New York Times Complete World War II

The Coverage of the Entire Conflict

Author: The New York Times,

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0316393975

Category: History

Page: 624

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Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II through the original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country's newspaper of record. The Times' complete coverage of World War II is now available in a paperback edition of this unique book. Hundreds of the most riveting articles from the archives of the Times including firsthand accounts of major events and little-known anecdotes have been selected for inclusion in The New York Times: World War II. The book covers the biggest battles of the war, from the Battle of the Bulge to the Battle of Iwo Jima, as well as moving stories from the home front and profiles of noted leaders and heroes such as Winston Churchill and George Patton. A respected World War II historian and writer, editor Richard Overy guides readers through the articles, putting the events into historical context. Beautifully designed and illustrated with hundreds of maps and historical photographs, it's the perfect gift for any war, politics, or history buff.
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Us Against You

From The New York Times Bestselling Author of A Man Called Ove and Beartown

Author: Fredrik Backman

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405930241

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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The captivating and moving follow-up to the international bestseller Beartown. 'I utterly believed in the residents of Beartown, and felt ripped apart by the events in the book' Jojo Moyes on Beartown Can a broken town survive a second tragedy? By the time the last goal is scored, someone in Beartown will be dead . . . Us Against You is the story of two towns, two teams and what it means to believe in something bigger than yourself. It's about how people come together - sometimes in anger, often in sorrow, but also through love. And how, when we stand together, we can bring a town back to life. Praise for Fredrik Backman: 'A mature, compassionate novel' Sunday Times 'Backman can tickle the funny bone and tug on the heart strings when he needs to, and is a clever enough storyteller to not overindulge in either' Independent 'As popular Swedish exports go, Backman is up there with ABBA and Stieg Larsson' The New York Times Book Review
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The New York Times: Footsteps

From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Aroundthe World

Author: New York Times

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0804189854

Category: Travel

Page: 304

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A curated collection of the New York Times' travel column, "Footsteps," exploring iconic authors' relationships to landmarks and cities around the world Before Nick Carraway was drawn into Daisy and Gatsby’s sparkling, champagne-fueled world in The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald vacationed in the French Riviera, where a small green lighthouse winked at ships on the horizon. Before the nameless lovers began their illicit affair in The Lover, Marguerite Duras embarked upon her own scandalous relationship amidst the urban streets of Saigon. And before readers were terrified by a tentacled dragon-man called Cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft was enthralled by the Industrial Trust tower-- the 26-story skyscraper that makes up the skyline of Providence, Rhode Island. Based on the popular New York Times travel column, Footsteps is an anthology of literary pilgrimages, exploring the geographic muses behind some of history's greatest writers. From the "dangerous, dirty and seductive" streets of Naples, the setting for Elena Ferrante's famous Neapolitan novels, to the "stone arches, creaky oaken doors, and riverside paths" of Oxford, the backdrop for Alice's adventures in Wonderland, Footsteps takes a fresh approach to literary tourism, appealing to readers and travel enthusiasts alike. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Love and Work

An explosive romance

Author: Mieke Polderman

Publisher: Eburon Uitgeverij B.V.

ISBN: 9059728564

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 252

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Is there interaction between love and work? If so, in what ways does it appear? The main incentive for this research is the notable increase of American and Dutch people who wish to spend more and more of their time working and who feel useless and robbed of their identity when separated from their jobs. It seems that work is considered more fulfilling and satisfying than love, which can be undermined by failing relationships, tension, depression, violence, addiction, crime or angry and unmanageable children. Whereas Proust described love in a milieu where most of the work was done by servants and artists, Freud was convinced that love and work were the two main pillars of society. This view has been echoed by psychologists, sociologists, philosophers and novelists. However, a new phenomenon is that men and women share love and work. Finding the right balance between the two is a hot topic in “how to” books, newspaper and magazine articles but the underlying connections have received little if any scrutiny. In fact it may well be a mission impossible since, as the Frankfurt School asserted, the capitalist powers, in search of profit, urge politicians to lure men, women and children onto the work floor by telling them work is a duty that not only will provide disposable income but also happiness and fulfillment in life. Hence people internalize this message without asking themselves why continuous consumption is more important than giving and receiving love, which they crave but seldom find. Although focusing on middle-class people between the ages of twenty five and forty who are travelling the “highway of life”, have paid jobs, a relationship of at least three years and children, this study should be of interest to everyone.
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The New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge

A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind

Author: The New York Times

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312313678

Category: Reference

Page: 1096

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Presents information on such subjects as art, architecture, biology, business, history, medicine, sports, philosophy, and film, with essays by experts on numerous topics, a biographical dictionary, and a writer's guide to grammar.
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