Links from the Times for Oct. 9: Jannus Landing, BayWalk
Backstory: The trouble at Jannus Landing
Backstory: The trouble at BayWalk
Nobel Prize in Literature: Romanian-born German writer Herta Mueller won the 2009 Nobel Prize in literature Thursday, honored for work that "with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed," the Swedish Academy said. The New York Times offers excerpts from a few of her works.
Jeb Bush: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is in Washington D.C. this week, at a national education summit sponsored by his Foundation for Excellence in Education. In a brief phone interview posted at The Gradebook, he talked to reporter Ron Matus about the politics of school reform and what he thinks of President Barack Obama's education agenda.