Europe http://nwpr.org en In Life And Fiction, Edward St. Aubyn Sheds The Weight Of His Past http://nwpr.org/post/life-and-fiction-edward-st-aubyn-sheds-weight-his-past The winner of the United Kingdom's only literary prize for comic fiction was awarded Monday <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/19/313861784/book-news-novel-mocking-literary-prizes-wins-literary-prize">to Edward St. Aubyn</a> for his new book, a satire about Britain's most prestigious literary award. The novel is called <em>Lost for Words</em> and it was just published in the U.S.<p>St. Aubyn is best known for his five semi-autobiographical novels about the character Patrick Melrose, who, like St. Aubyn, is from an upper-class family that was posh but monstrous. St. Tue, 20 May 2014 17:01:00 +0000 editor 46207 at http://nwpr.org In Life And Fiction, Edward St. Aubyn Sheds The Weight Of His Past Boeing Makes Its Largest-Ever European Sale http://nwpr.org/post/boeing-makes-its-largest-ever-european-sale <p>The Boeing Company ended 2011 having sold about half as many airplanes as its France-based rival, Airbus. Now, less than a month into the new year, Boeing has inked its largest deal ever with a European airline. The aerospace giant is on track to overtake Airbus for the first time in years. From France, Liam Moriarty reports.</p><p>Oslo-based Norwegian Air Shuttle is the first European carrier to buy Boeing&#39;s revamped 737 MAX -- 100 of them. The deal is seen as another industry vote of confidence in the updated version of Boeing&rsquo;s workhorse model.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:59:33 +0000 Liam Moriarty 2254 at http://nwpr.org Boeing Makes Its Largest-Ever European Sale European Experience Provides Example and Cautions http://nwpr.org/post/european-experience-provides-example-and-cautions <p><span id="ctl00_ContentPlaceHolder1_lblStory">HAMBURG, Germany &ndash; It&#39;s no accident that roughly half of the world&#39;s installed solar panels aim at the sky in this relatively cloudy, northern country. Investors in German solar power arrays, wind farms and methane digesters can count on significantly higher rates-of-return than alternative investments such as bonds or savings accounts.</span></p> Fri, 19 Feb 2010 17:18:00 +0000 Tom Banse 2394 at http://nwpr.org