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Andrew Carnegie

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  • The bright side

     
    The number of people in the world living in absolute poverty has fallen by more than half since the 1950s. ...Groceries today cost 13 times less than 150 years ago in inflation-adjusted dollars.....95% of Americans now living below the poverty......
  • First-ever Carnegie Awards in Literature go to Enright, Massie

     
    The American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults....
  • 'Rebirth of a Nation' by Jackson Lears

    'Rebirth of a Nation' by Jackson Lears
    Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian. In "No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920," Lears skillfully delineated the role of aesthetic radicals -- notably...
  • Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris

    Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris
    Colonel Roosevelt Edmund Morris Random House: 770 pp., $35 After spending close to eight triumphant years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt left Washington in 1909 on top of the world, a charismatic leader beloved by his countrymen and greeted...
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes

    Eco Barons The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who are Saving Our Planet Edward Humes Ecco: 368 pp., $25.99 Excepting the facts that the title is absurd and the premise conceptually fractured, this is a fine little book: a collection of starry-...
  • Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington

    Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington
    He's an expert on pirates of the Caribbean, and we're not talking Johnny Depp. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the social history of 17th century New York, a task that required him to learn Dutch. "Not the easiest thing I've ever done," said Robert "Roy"...
  • Eater will pay you $25 to shut down your food blog

     
    If you've ever thought about starting your own food blog, today is the day to do it. Why? Because Eater, in conjunction with the launch of Eater National, will pay you $25 to shut it down. Is Eater's offer awesome,......
  • Lummis Quits Library Job

     
    March 5, 1910: This was one of those days when there were too many good stories to focus on one: Charles Lummis resigns as city librarian … a veterinarian's assistant dies a horrible death after being bitten by a diseased dog … Andrew Carnegie is...
  • Oyster season gets festive send-off

     
    If, as Andrew Carnegie had it, the first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell, then don't be late to Woodberry Kitchen's oyster festival.The restaurant celebrates oyster season with an outdoor festival Sunday from 3 p.m. to......
  • Homeland Security chief's appearance at Pomona College commencement draws immigration protesters

     
    Scores of immigration activists descended on Pomona College on Sunday to protest the policies of commencement speaker Janet Napolitano, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and Arizona's controversial anti-illegal immigration law. According...
  • Obama on immigration: System's broken, fence won't work, Arizona's wrong, beware demagoguery

     
    Full text of the Democrat's latest remarks on immigration. No specifics or timetable for fixing it. will Congress have the courage?...