Books: TLS/Times Literary Supplement – Feb 17, 2023


Times Literary Supplement (February 17, 2023) – This week’s @TheTLS , featuring @jamesamarcus on Mailer at 100; Tom Seymour Evans on James Ellroy; @SPlokhy on Putin’s war in Ukraine; @nclarke14 on Blake Morrison; @CamilleRalphs_on Sylvia Plath; @natsegnit on Salman Rushdie; @rinireg on balloons – and more.


Front Page: The New York Times – February 15, 2023

New York Times Front Page, New York Edition

Under the Rubble: Gasps of Air, Protein Powder and Miraculous Rescues

Nine people were rescued in Turkey over a week after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake devastated the region. The rescues were rare bright spots in one of the bleakest periods in memory for Turkey.

Earthquakes Destroy. People Rebuild.

Cities are a form of life and they need constant care to stay strong. They didn’t get that care in Turkey.

Inflation Cooled Just Slightly, With Worrying Details

Consumer Price Index inflation has been slowing compared with a year ago, but evidence is mounting that it could be a long road back to normal.

Elementary School. High School. Now College. Michigan State Students Are No Strangers to Mass Shootings.

The gunfire on Monday night left three dead and five critically injured. For some students, the familiar rituals of sorrow, anger and disbelief were playing out again.