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Edward Morgan Day Frank

18 May 2011

What we’ve seen in the playoffs so far this year is the end of one era and the beginning of another. In the summer of 2007 the Boston Celtics built their team around a core of all-stars—Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen—and the next season they won a championship. It’s been three years, but the franchise model inaugurated in Boston has slowly begun to take effect. More…

31 May 2009

It becomes clear upon reading the first few chapters of this fast-paced, exhilarating novel—fingers fumbling to turn page after page after page, the urge to consume growing greater and greater, the desire to finish becoming with every sentence more acute—that How to Sell is not really about a conman selling jewelry. It is instead a novel written during a crisis in print culture about selling the novel. More…