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The long-awaited sequel to THE SHINING is FINALLY HERE!
Featured in our article on Ernest Hemingway’s perfect hamburger recipe, a 1957 order to Maison Glass, a gourmet emporium in New York City, requests that tins of whole guinea hen, whole pheasant, cèpes, and lobster bisque along with dozens of jars of preserves such as rose petal jelly and pricey bar le duc be sent to Finca Vigía “by Air Express as you usually do.”
From the Hemingway Collection of the Museum Ernest Hemingway of the Republic of Cuba.
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At the end of The Shining does Jack knock out Dick Hallorann’s teeth or his dentures with that roque mallet? Rocky Wood knows. Meet the man Stephen King hired to be the continuity adviser on his new novel, Doctor Sleep.
Can you imagine being hired by your favourite author to fact check his/her latest novel?
The mosque where Amanda Lindhout fled following an escape attempt. DOMINIC NAHR/MAGNUM, FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES
Michael was angry. He was also loving, and thoughtful, and constructive, and brilliant, but he was angry about things that weren’t right in the world. He was angry with things that weren’t right in the world, and with war, and with loss, and that drove his reporting and it made him fearless when he realized he had found something important that he could report. — Michael Hastings, fearless (via trms)