In these dark times, embracing laughter is an ethical choice | Charlotte Wood

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Reading Australia Culture In these dark times, embracing laughter is an ethical choice Charlotte Wood Laughter has optimism embedded in it. It allows us to see that, while we are all human and we fail, we can change ‘I’m idealistic enough to suggest that Läs mer…

Dear Mr President: Obama on how letters from the American people shaped his time in office — interview

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; During his presidency, Barack Obama read 10 letters from members of the public every day. He reveals what they meant to him It was October 2016. Hurricane Matthew had just rolled out to sea, Samsung phones were catching fire, Hillary Clinton was up by Läs mer…

Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewed protection against alleged elder abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stan Lee Keya Morgan, a memorabilia collector, must stay at least 90 metres away from Lee for the next three years Stan Lee, 95, ‘continues to try to work a little every day … to develop new characters and stories’. Photograph: Erika Goldring/Getty Images Läs mer…

My daughter, the murderer: a mother's desperate journey through the mental health crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian books In her first nonfiction book, Mary K Pershall examines the complex mental and institutional issues that led to the ‘unimaginable horror’ of her child taking another’s life Mary Pershall dared to hope. Her daughter, Anna, had agreed to go to rehab, to Läs mer…

Perfidious Albion by Sam Byers review – furiously smart post-Brexit satire

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Book of the day Fiction The power of global corporations and the rise of the right are scrutinised in a novel that explores current anxieties with a cold and horrified eye ‘Brexit infects the book as a nebulous anxiety about the approaching future.’ Ukip Läs mer…

The 7 Most Underrated Harry Potter Characters of All Time

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; From Hermione Granger to Neville Longbottom to Fred and George Weasley, the Harry Potter universe is full of characters who fans deeply love. But what about the best Harry Potter characters who don’t get the accolades they so richly deserve? In honor of Harry’s Läs mer…