Joshua Micah Jesajan-Dorja Marshall is an American journalist and blogger who founded Talking Points Memo, which in 2004 The New York Times Magazine called "one of the most popular and most respected sites" in the blogosphere.
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Just finished reading Ronan Farrows Catch and Kill book for a book project I’m working on. Man, it is a really, **really** good book. Not even talking abt the original reporting, which we know abt, but just as a piece of writing & story-telling. Like masterful. – source
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@yeselson @NicholasGuyatt Basically agree on all this thread. And Sean's career arc is remarkable. I mean, Chants Democratic is an incredibly important book. I agree on the accusation of Ahabism, though I do think his critics here undermine themselves by digging on the causes of the rev argument. – source
The Republic of St. Peter seeks to reclaim for central Italy an important part of its own history. Noble's thesis is at once original and controversial: that the Republic, an independent political entity, was in existence by the 730s and was not a creation of the Franks in the 750s.Noble examines the political, economic, and religious problems that...
Wait, you're across the hall from Tom Noble? His Republic of St. Peter book is awesome. – source
Five Greek and Latin treatises, with a facing English translation, which enable Marsden to trace mechanical progress in Greek and Roman artillery over five hundred years. Each text and translation is followed by extensive notes which contain explanatory diagrams which reconstruct the machines. Additional chapters discuss and reconstruct the 4th-cen...
This is definitely the first book that has brought together my interest in ancient history, ancient languages and woodworking. – source