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The phantom punch

On this day fifty years ago. Ali vs Liston in Lewiston, Maine. (Photo by Neil Leifer) I just watched  the fight again – all one round of it — and still couldn’t figure out what happened. Richard Williams looks back on … Continue reading

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“And as I laughed I thought: ‘Dead right!’” Diana Athill, 96, on how we think about our own mortality. Subsidized by the State, French newspapers are losing money faster than you can say “Existentialism”. Nicotine and sweat and songs from the … Continue reading

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