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Being Ernest: John Walsh unravels the mystery behind Hemingway’s suicide.
Listening to free jazz music online. A guide by the jazz critic for NPR’s Fresh Air.
230 Cultural Icons: Great thinkers, artists, writers, musicians in their own words. Big audio and video collection.
Richard Dreyfuss reads the iTunes End-user license agreement. Dramatic!
A Cheat’s Guide to James Joyce’s Ulysses: An irreverent simple chapter-by-chapter guide to the key events, characters and Homeric parallels.
The 7 Greatest Stories in the History of Esquire Magazine… in Full.
The 100 greatest non-fiction books, according to The Guardian.
TS Eliot’s “The Waste Land” for iPad lovers. A big seller.
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‘A Frightening Time in America’: An Interview with David Foster Wallace.
A History of Modern Music: Critics chart the history of modern music, tackling a different genre each day and picking 50 key moments.
The Real Mahatma Gandhi: Christopher Hitchens questions the moral heroism of India’s revered figure.
Unexpected photos of historical figures. A fun collection.
Fanhattan, a beautiful, versatile new iPad app that aims to be a navigator of available movies & tv shows.
Carl Jung’s troubled relationship with Freud – and the Nazis.
Woody Allen on the influence of JD Salinger’s . Catcher in the Rye
Fritz Lang on the role of violence in movies.
HG Wells meets Orson Welles for the first time. Vintage audio
The 14 Biggest Ideas of the Year: A guide to intellectual trends shaping the US.
Remarkable photos of Sylvia Plath interviewing Elizabeth Bowen, 1953.
Not so famous Harvard dropouts revisited 40 years later.
Neil Young performs with an 8-piece group of Nashville pros.
Terry Gilliam Explains “Derivative” to a Child.
Self portrait of Stanley Kubrick, an out-of-focus Jack Nicholson in foreground. Gallery: 23 photos.
The Ascent of Money: A BBC Financial History of the World. 6-part documentary based on Niall Ferguson’s book.
Internet Archive, a digital repository, to collect a print copy of every book ever published.
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