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What superstitions about coroners is "Carbide" referring to?

Speaking as a fellow American, I don't find this odd, hard to understand, or unexpected. Death, in general, is a disliked, feared, and superstition-inspiring subject, something that can easily be ...
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Censorship reaction to Moravia's "La mascherata"

In 1954, Moravia was interviewed by two journalists from The Paris Review. With the usual caveats concerning personal reminiscences, he gave a quite detailed account of the censors' response to La ...
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