In recent days at least 282 copies of Frank's memoirs have been vandalized at 36 libraries across Tokyo. No one knows who did it, or why. But it's easy to see the connection to Japan's own recent efforts to deface history.
David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of the Carlyle Group LP, paid $14.2 million at Sotheby’s in New York yesterday for “The Bay Psalm Book,” the highest price for a printed book at auction.
The biggest problem with the recently disclosed Obama administration white paper defending the drone killing of radical clerk Anwar al-Awlaki isn’t its secrecy or its creative redefinition of the words “imminent threat.” It is the revolutionary and shocking transformation of the meaning of due process.
London Mayor Boris Johnson urged a halt to speculation about his Tory party leadership ambitions as rivalry between him and Prime Minister David Cameron got personal, with the premier dubbing him a “rock star”.