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  • So anytime something interesting would happen, I'd write 25 or so one-page-aerogram versions of it over the next few days, all on a clunky, museum-piece manual typewriter.

    An Interview with Dr. Robert Sapolsky

  • But as those traces have been swept away, so too has Berlin's museum-piece atmosphere.

    In praise of... Berlin | Editorial

  • But if you were to sit down at that ancient, obsolete museum-piece of a machine today, you would be right at home.

    Steve Jobs and the Coolest Show on Earth

  • Fiction has "become a museum-piece genre most of whose practitioners are more like cripplingly self-conscious curators or theoreticians than writers".

    Jonathan Franzen picks up the torch for US literary tradition

  • The age of bedside doctoring in the middle of the night is past, the image a museum-piece of medical history.

    Dan Agin: Junk Medicine: An American Fandango

  • Most of the editors I know in New York have no appetite for curating a "museum-piece genre", but they are being forced to confront the inconvenient truth that "literary fiction" is not the headline grabber it was.

    Why Lee Siegel is wrong to declare the novel dead

  • 'For about a million reasons,' Siegel claimed, 'fiction has now become a museum-piece genre most of whose practitioners are more like cripplingly self-conscious curators or theoreticians than writers.

    Archive 2010-07-04

  • America has its public piety and its multitude of thriving sects, Europe has its official secularism and its empty, museum-piece churches.

    Crises of Faith

  • And a major force driving print to museum-piece status: The electronic products of software colossus Microsoft.

    Print Lives? Gates Foundation Backs 'Mercury' Buyer

  • "One billion dollars has been plundered from Iraq's defence ministry in one of the largest thefts in history, The Independent can reveal, leaving the country's army to fight a savage insurgency with museum-piece weapons."

    Friday, September 30, 2005

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