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The Making (And Faking) Of Barack Obama

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk: David Maraniss’s new biography, Barack Obama: The Story, has spawned any number of stories about Obama’s story of his formative years. An excerpt from the book in the Washington Post is … Continue reading

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Manny Becoming Manny

Former New York Times reporter (and current Boston University media relations officer) Sara Rimer knocks it out of the park in this Times piece about the Washington Heights origins of baseball riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma Manny … Continue reading

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