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farzana-versey's picture
Nov.20.2013
"You know nothing about the business of writing," he told me.  Then came the details. How to get off. Get it off. Take off. Take it off. Book...
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Nov.21.2013
Why has everything become about rape? The US ambassador to India, Nancy Powell, was asked why Americans did not come to India for studies. This was...
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Dec.07.2013
Everybody wants to claim Nelson Mandela. India has appropriated that right with its most bankable crutch: Mahatma Gandhi. Mandela, who fought...
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Dec.07.2013
The place where I live is mythic. Not my word. "It does not exist," he had said.  It began with a road. We were to meet at a café for tea before be...
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Dec.15.2013
In the Bronx, on the hoarding the words "Make love", bombs replaced love. Beneath the logo, “Please stop driving taxis” was scrawled.   ...
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Dec.19.2013
Is America humiliating India by riding on the case of a maid? Sounds illogical, but if true then it is bizarre. The incident in short: Devyani...
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Dec.20.2013
"Not a criminal." A best-selling writer, speaking up for gay rights and against their criminalisation, holds a placard with those words for a...
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Dec.30.2013
At entry point, bags searched. Nervous smiles when the person at security does not figure out why anybody would want to keep chewing gum sticks in a...
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Jan.06.2014
What do you think about Pope Francis being chosen Best Dressed Man of 2013 by Esquire? When the magazine says, "Pope Francis's sartorial decisions...
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farzana-versey's picture
Jan.08.2014
Fine dining, by definition, is exclusive. Can a foreigner bar Pakistanis from his restaurant in Pakistan, their country?  The obvious reaction would...
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Feb.24.2009
New Collage I had to rush it for a deadline, but it turned out better than I expected. Possible cover?
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Dec.01.2009
Sarah Chayes was a NPR reporer in Quetta, Pakistan, in 2001 trying to write about  the fall of the Taliban and then since 2001 she went to live in...
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May.21.2010
The purpose of this tract is to inform you of the great urgency there now is in the world for each and every person to be reconciled to God.  The...
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Oct.26.2010
Check out my appearance at USC's Annenberg journalism school talking about WHAT IT MEANS TO BE  TROJAN, just posted on my You Tube, found on my web...
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Dec.15.2010
Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor III weighed 13 pounds when he was born on April 16, 1947. His father was a transit authority lieutenant and his mother was 6...
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Nov.20.2013
The proud Confederates, demonized by their Northern brethren, won the admiration of Union soldiers in battle after battle. By the time of the Battle...
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Jan.02.2014
1. Southern California (2003-2005) 2. Nebraska (1993-1995) 3. Notre Dame (1947-49) 4. Miami (1987-1989) 5. Southern California (1972-1974) 6....
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Jan.02.2014
  1. Oklahoma (1947-1958) 2. Notre Dame (1919-1930) 3. Southern California (1967-1982) 4. Notre Dame (1941-1955) 5. Alabama Crimson (1964-1979)...
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Mar.06.2014
"Meanwhile, if the Venona Papers and the tables were turned, if instead of Democrat traitors in FDR's government, they found, say, 'Republican Nazis...
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Red Room Blogs banner photograph (at the top of the page) is of writer Ernest Hemingway with Lady Duff Twysden, Hadley Hemingway, and three unidentified people at a cafe in Pamplona, Spain, during the Fiesta of San Fermin in July 1925; photograph used courtesy of the Ernest Hemingway Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.