Reads of the Week #5

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Seven choices this week, it was impossible to narrow it down further because of the quality of stuff out there.

First up is the strange tale of one man’s efforts to rid Wikipedia of one particular grammatical error http://buff.ly/1E6IkW1

Next is an essay on the declining influence of poetry and the short story http://buff.ly/1E6Ik8p

Here’s David Didau on discipline in schools and how undermining teachers is easy http://buff.ly/1zzRB4g

And as if to prove the above essay on poetry wrong here’s Tell Us a Story, Grandma http://buff.ly/1J7iYh3 h/t Kenny Pieper

The Hunting of Billie Holiday is an account of the ceaseless, needless hounding of an artist by the FBI http://buff.ly/1KSo9NC

This New York Times article by Lynsey Addario proves pregnant women can do just about anything they wish, even photograph wars http://buff.ly/1Cnv38Q

And finally the always thought-provoking Mary Ann Reilly on how we slip into being teachers down different paths http://buff.ly/1J7iLKQ

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