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Malcolm Gladwell

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  • Car review: Bugatti Veyron leads entrants in 200-mph supercar club

    Car review: Bugatti Veyron leads entrants in 200-mph supercar club
    Life is different driving 200 miles an hour. The magnitude of what you're doing — traveling fast enough to lift a loaded Boeing 747 off the ground — is belied by a surprisingly calm environment. It's quiet, almost, save for some low wind...
  • Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention

    Baltimore City, P.G. County sent largest numbers to 'who's who' Vegas convention
    Since the weekend, Las Vegas has served as a sort of glitzy Maryland West -- with government and business leaders from the state attending the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in droves. With galas and events at casinos, the annual four-day...
  • Reading Between the WINES

    Reading Between the WINES
    One thing to know about our book club Our book club's name is "Reading Between the WINES." WINES is an acronym for "Women Interested in Nonfiction ExcluSively." All of our selections are nonfiction, which provides very lively discussions. Our meetings...
  • Going one-on-one with Paula Poundstone

    Going one-on-one with Paula Poundstone
    Paula Poundstone lives in Santa Monica, Calif. "We're near the Jack in the Box," she says. "But I don't like to brag." And although she doesn't perform her stand-up comedy in Chicago often, she's here all the time. She's become almost as well-known as a...
  • Jim fixed nothing: Growing up in 1970s England with Jimmy Savile

    Jim fixed nothing: Growing up in 1970s England with Jimmy Savile
    In 1971, when I was 8 years old and growing up in Rochdale in the North of England, I'd occasionally get to ride in the front seat of my parent's Hillman Imp. “Clunk Click,” my dad would say, “Every Trip.” I'd laugh at that. And...
  • Bookshelves don't lie

    Bookshelves don't lie
    Until recently I owned just two books that were composed of little else but pictures of people's bookshelves. Not nearly enough. One book I received last year for Christmas, a compendium of pictures of author's bookshelves, a sort of literary...
  • Dog books certain to give you paws

    Dog books certain to give you paws
    My first dog was a golden retriever named Tisha. Tisha was quiet and friendly, a perfect golden for a 4-year-old boy; my mother swears that when we took her to the vet one last time, as the dog lay dying on the operating table, Tisha lifted her head at...
  • Apodaca: Newporters' dogged devotion

    It's good to be back from a holiday break filled with the usual overindulgence — too much rich food, family drama and cookie sprinkles inhabiting every nook in my kitchen. More than anything, my life recently has been consumed by concerns over...
  • A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders

    A quarter-century of nurturing Baltimore's leaders
    Jan Houbolt may be the most influential Baltimorean you've never heard of. As head of the Greater Baltimore Committee's Leadership Program since 1989, he has helped groom some of the state's up-and-coming leaders through a 10-month-long series of site...
  • The tricks to not writing badly

    We copy editors like to think of ourselves as guarantors of accuracy, protectors of the reader, guardians of the language, and other noble roles. But the plain fact is that our basic task is to keep people from making asses of themselves in public. ...
  • God is no Yeti: a rumination on religion

    God is no Yeti: a rumination on religion
    Several times, reading the comments beneath an online article about religion, I've come upon remarks along the lines of: "Really? A magic being in the sky?" Terry Eagleton, in "Reason, Faith, and Revolution," refers to this pseudo-critique as the Yeti...