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Ocean-going condominiums allow wealthy owners to keep traveling without ever leaving home.

The World is a 12-deck residential mega yacht where 150 families own 165 condominiums worth $2 million to $15 million each depending on their size. Owners enjoy an idyllic lifestyle of Michelin-level dining, cocktail lounging, fitness/spa menus and guest lecturers who include Nobel laureates. The World will sail to more than 90-plus ports on six continents in 2024. Residents vote to set the itinerary. A new fleet of ocean-going condos is being built to compete. Could be a great investment…for a millionaire. Read More

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Dickensland: The Curious History of Dickens’s London

Publisher Yale University Press | Reviewed by Nancy Wigston

Before Charles Dickens’s bones were laid to rest after his death from a stroke in 1870 literary tourists already were arriving in London, eager to experience for themselves the world that the 58-year-old writer brought so vividly to life in fifteen novels and countless short stories and essays. Variously described as a literary superstar, the world’s first celebrity and, not incidentally, a social reformer, Charles Dickens created characters and places that continue to resonate in the popular imagination. Most recently, Barbara Kingsolver’s 2022 novel, Demon Copperhead, co-winner of the 2023 Pulitzer Prize, cleverly echoes the characters met and dilemmas faced by an orphaned American boy in Appalachia very much like Dickens’s David Copperfield who was very much like Dickens himself.
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