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Nabokov Museum Vandalized, and Other News
February 1, 2013 | by Sadie Stein
“The common core state standards, a set of math and English goals agreed upon by forty-five states and now being implemented, sends cursive the way of the quill pen, while requiring instead that students be proficient in keyboarding by fourth grade.”
Libraries have gone raucous! Bring back the shush!
The Nabokov Museum has been vandalized by the so-called St. Petersburg Cossacks. Why? For “promoting pedophilia.”
Perfumes inspired by dead writers.
In the UK, doctors will soon be allowed to prescribe books.