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The Beet Goes On, Chicken Soup for Soul and Stomach

August 27, 2012 | by

  • Perhaps inevitably, Chicken Soup for the Soul is launching a line of seven soups, “led by iconic chicken noodle, made with tender chunks of chicken, egg noodles, and vegetables in a signature broth.”
  • In their annual Nobel Prize run-up, Ladbrokes favors Haruki Murakami at 7 to 1 odds.
  • The Shakespeare Insult Generator.
  • Ian McEwan: “Whenever I see the word beetroot it looks so appealing. The word looks its colour, so I’m going to have that.”
  • “One of Mr. Rutherford’s clients, who confidently commissioned hundreds of reviews and didn’t even require them to be favorable, subsequently became a best seller.” The business of raves

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    1. Joe Carlson | August 27, 2012 at 10:44 am

      I would love to see Philip Roth (16/1) take the Prize. Then kiss and make up with Claire Bloom. But what happened to Robert Zimmerman at 33/1 – wasn’t he at the top of the list last year?

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