Sent as an email newsletter December 17.
👋 Hi, friends. Welcome to the latest edition of Newley’s Notes, a weekly newsletter containing my recent Wall Street Journal stories, must-read links on tech and life, and funny dog videos.
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For this week’s NN, I’ve put together a special best-of-the best-of–2019 lists. Read on for a meta-guide to top picks for books, music, TV shows, movies and more!
But first: a couple of my stories to share from yesterday (Monday):
🍲 – From the world of tech and food: Uber Is in Talks to Sell Its India Food-Delivery Business to a Rival. Uber could sell to Zomato, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal could be announced as early as this week.
🇮🇳 – And second, from the wider world of India politics, a story yesterday with my colleague Krishna Pokharel: Protests Over India’s New Citizenship Law Widen <– Watch this space. It’s a developing situation.
On to this week’s end-of–2019-themed NN!
Here are ten* items worth your time this week:
* Actually, way more than ten this week! 🙂
📚 1) BEST BOOKS (nonfiction and fiction)
🎶 2) BEST MUSIC
🖌️ 3) BEST ART
📷 4) BEST PHOTOGRAPHY
🎥 5) BEST MOVIES
📺 6) BEST TV SHOWS
🍴 7) BEST FOOD
📱 8) BEST TECH
🎧 9) BEST PODCASTS
🐶 10) BEST DOGS!
💡 Quote of the week:
“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” – Søren Kierkegaard
👊 Fist bump from New Delhi,