One-stop provocation shop

Denis Dutton’s Arts & Letters Daily website received a generous write-up in the Voice of America. A&L Daily is a collection of links to interesting (and often incendiary) articles available online, sourced from all over the political spectrum. “I want to have left-wingers, who are devoted to their left-wing publications, by mistake clicking on right-wing publications and broadening their horizons,” says Dutton. “I want to have right-wingers click on the more and find that they’re at Dissent or The Nation and reading the left-wing view. I think it’s much more interesting to be surprised.” In its six years of operation, monthly readership of A&L Daily has jumped from 300 to 300,000.


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Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

Lynley Dodd Reveals Secret of Hairy Maclary

The influence of Jane Austen on Hairy Maclary From Donaldson’s Dairy may not be immediately apparent, but it’s there. At least that’s what New Zealander Lynley Dodd said at the opening…