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  • Hans shared from The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 by Christopher Clark
    the king refused to appoint a government recruited from the dominant Radical Party, choosing instead to assemble a cabinet of bureaucrats. The
    Note: ricorda qualcosa?
  • Hans shared from The Untouchable by John Banville
    Besides, at my age I can drink at any hour of the day without the need of an excuse; I foresee a time when I shall be breakfasting on cocktails of gin and Complan. From
    Note: yep
  • Hans shared from The Silent Dead (Reiko Himekawa) by Tetsuya Honda
    Katsumata flung himself into the chair for patients and lit himself a cigarette, fully aware that smoking was prohibited. “When a severely troubled mental patient does a runner, is doing jack shit the normal response of this hospital? Looks to me like you’ve got a serious problem on your hands.” Katsumata took out his portable ashtray, placed it on the desk, and tapped the ash from his cigarette into it. The doctor’s eyes tracked his every movement.
  • Hans shared from Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art by Virginia Heffernan
    That is this book’s central contention: that the Internet is a massive and collaborative work of realist art. Moreover
  • Hans shared from a Personal Document
    ‘An Italian Vicar of Bray, Napolitano had over a long career exhibited one fixed principle, adhesion to whatever world-political trend appeared to be a winner at the time … Once president, he went out of his way to ingratiate himself with Bush and Obama alike.’ Perry Anderson,
    Note: yep!
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Hans R. Suter