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George Saunders Conducts a Cheery Class on Fiction’s Possibilities

George Saunders Conducts a Cheery Class on Fiction’s Possibilities

George Saunders Conducts a Cheery Class on Fiction’s Possibilities George Saunders Conducts a Cheery Class on Fiction’s Possibilities I’m making the book sound revoltingly technical. It isn’t. Saunders lives in the synapses — he looks at all the minute and meaningful decisions that produce a sentence, a paragraph, a convincing character. He offers one of the most accurate and beautiful …

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George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1

George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1

George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1 George Michael’s family ‘overjoyed’ that Wham! song ‘Last Christmas’ has reached No 1 George Michael’s family have expressed delight at the news of Wham! classic “Last Christmas” reaching No 1 in the charts. The 1984 hit, by Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, has topped the UK singles chart …

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The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent

The Chicks, from left to right: Martie Maguire, Emily Strayer, Natalie Maines

The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent The Chicks: ‘If George Floyd’s murder hadn’t happened, we might’ve waited a couple of years to change our name’ | The Independent The record company had already pressed 400,000 copies of the Dixie Chicks’ new single when the …

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Paul McCartney explains how special tree helps him remember George Harrison: ‘He has entered that tree for me’

Paul McCartney performs in Tinley Park, Illinois on 26 July 2017

Paul McCartney explains how special tree helps him remember George Harrison: ‘He has entered that tree for me’ Paul McCartney explains how special tree helps him remember George Harrison: ‘He has entered that tree for me’ The former Beatle told NPR in a recent interview that Harrison, a “really good gardener” who was “very into horticulture”, once gave him a …

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George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98

George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98

George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98 George Blake, British Spy Who Betrayed the West, Dies at 98 He was born George Behar in Rotterdam on Nov. 11, 1922. His mother was a Dutch Protestant; his father, Albert, was a Spanish Jew born in Turkey who fought the Ottoman Empire in World War I and was …

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George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything?

George Floyd’s killing help force national conversation

George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? George Floyd’s killing sparked mass protests – but did it change anything? Y ou did not need to watch all of the more than eight minutes of footage, to realise this was extraordinary by any standard. For what felt like an age, Derek Chauvin, a 44-year-old white officer with the …

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George Clooney on The Midnight Sky: ‘Being directed by fellow actors is a terrible thing’

<p>The ‘Ocean’s Eleven’ star is back behind the camera for his seventh feature as director</p>

George Clooney on The Midnight Sky: ‘Being directed by fellow actors is a terrible thing’ George Clooney on The Midnight Sky: ‘Being directed by fellow actors is a terrible thing’ H alfway through shooting The Midnight Sky, Felicity Jones made a life-changing discovery: she was pregnant with her first child. Assuming it would be an obstacle to filming, she nervously …

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George Bizos, Anti-Apartheid Lawyer Who Defended Mandela, Dies at 92

George Bizos, Anti-Apartheid Lawyer Who Defended Mandela, Dies at 92

George Bizos, Anti-Apartheid Lawyer Who Defended Mandela, Dies at 92 George Bizos, Anti-Apartheid Lawyer Who Defended Mandela, Dies at 92 After the Nazi occupation, the young Mr. Bizos became embroiled in an undertaking, led by his father, to spirit to safety seven New Zealand soldiers trapped behind the lines. In May 1941, the soldiers and their rescuers slipped out of …

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Trump mocks journalist shot by rubber bullets during George Floyd protests, says it was a ‘beautiful sight’

Trump mocks journalist shot by rubber bullets during George Floyd protests, says it was a ‘beautiful sight’

Trump mocks journalist shot by rubber bullets during George Floyd protests, says it was a ‘beautiful sight’ Trump mocks journalist shot by rubber bullets during George Floyd protests, says it was a ‘beautiful sight’ Donald Trump has described the moment police shot an MSNBC reporter with rubber bullets amid protests in May as “a beautiful sight”. At a campaign rally …

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Fox News Is Accused of Hiding George Soros’s Influence

Hachalu Hundessa, Ethiopian Singer and Activist, Is Shot Dead

Fox News Is Accused of Hiding George Soros’s Influence Fox News Is Accused of Hiding George Soros’s Influence Perhaps no figure gets more attention in conspiracy circles than George Soros, the billionaire investor and Democratic donor. For years, he has been cast as an anticonservative villain by a loose network of activists and political figures on the right. And in …

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