Entries from November 2007

That alleged surge. That supposed victory

Published on November 30th, 2007 by Malachi

I wrote in this space recently about what I see as a widespread fundamental misconception about The Surge. Here, I believe, is what we need to recognize about Our War in Iraq… This was my comment: “…about that Surge. Think of it this way: if you were to put 22,000 extra police on the more […]

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Meet Me at the Small Press Book Fair

Published on November 30th, 2007 by Malachi

The 20th Annual Independent and Small Press Book Fair takes place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd, at the New York Center for Independent Publishing at 20 West 44th Street in New York City. With over 100 cutting-edge presses from the U.S. and abroad, exhibiting some of the most innovative books in contemporary […]

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From the Not That There Is Anything Wrong With It department

Published on November 27th, 2007 by Malachi

In my ongoing attempt to absorb the news of each day, I had apparently assigned one department in my head –a very small department– to deal with the news of Trent Lott’s sudden “I’m retiring” announcement yesterday. On one level my assessment was: “O.K….” But there was a second level which registered an instinctive “That’s […]

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