Serial Reader app sends you classic books in small pieces

Some people who struggle to finish a novel may have no problem reading hundreds of Tweets in one sitting. If you can figure it out, you don’t need to trade in your smartphone for an e-reader; an app called serial reader encourages you to consume more fiction by presenting classic …

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The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival will be held in a hybrid format

The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF) is being held in a hybrid format from August 4-14. Films screened online can be viewed, while the physical event will take place from August 11-14. The BISFF is an official qualifying film festival for the live-action category by …

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4 new “mini-fests” to showcase film, art, books and authors, food, music, theater

A scene from “Adieu, Monsieur Haffman” with (LR) Daniel Auteuil, Sara Giraudeau Gilles Lellouche A new format, featuring four arts and culture mini-fests on long weekends throughout the year, is being introduced to the Tampa Bay area. The mini-fests will replace the annual Jewish Film Festival and Book and Conversation …

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Scribe and Varuna Announce 2022 Fellows

August 9, 2022 @booksandpublishing The 2022 Scribe & Varuna Fellowship recipients have been announced. The scholarship recipients and their projects are: Sam Elkin for ‘Shapeshifting’ Jacqueline Wright for “Beauty and Menace” Nevo Zisin for ‘What we start’. The Scribe & Varuna Fellowships combine a week-long residency at Varuna, the National …

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No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children | Daily Express Online

No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children. Published on: Monday 08 August 2022 From: Sherell Jeffrey Text size: Children surf the Internet. The Managing Director of CyberSecurity Malaysia, Dato’Ts Dr Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, was recently contacted by Daily Express regarding three relevant cybersecurity topics in the …

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Genre Roundup: The Best New Audiobooks

Booker’s recently announced Long List this year has garnered much praise for its variety and boldness, and provides plenty for the audio-loving listener. Here are two of the best, with more reviews to come before the price announcement in October. Audrey Magee The colony (Faber, 8:28) presents any narrator with …

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Frank Film: Ben Brown – inspiring a love of reading in young people

Frank Film meets New Zealand’s first Reading Ambassador Te Awhi Rito. Produced with funding from New Zealand On Air. Video / Franck Film For Ben Brown, stories are everything. “They give you the first idea of ​​yourself. “You know, the stories people tell about you is who you are,” Ben …

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The world of a prolific Maltese filmmaker

ELIO LOMBARDI is well known for his many productions and, at 88, is currently working on his 112th film. He talks to Joseph Agius about his career, his many artistic passions, as well as author Mary Attard’s new book about him titled Elio Lombardi – Il-Ħajja Kreattiva Tiegħu. JA: Elio …

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3 Mindanao books among National Book Awards winners

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/August 06) – Three books on Mindanao are among the 27 winners of the 39e National Book Awards presented by the National Book Development Board (NDBD) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC). The NBA is an annual event but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had its last …

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dating app challenges and trends we expect to see in the coming years – Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Love them or hate them, dating apps have become an integral part of our daily lives. Since the early 2010s, apps like Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble have become singles’ first stop when trying to find a romantic partner. And if you’re a user of any of the aforementioned apps or …

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Eagle Archives, August 6, 1952: Old Lee Firm Books Donated to Library by Harvard | Story

Berkshire residents wishing to establish their ancestry’s credit with the former Lee Company of Foote & Rogers can now do so at the Berkshire Library. Librarian Robert G. Newman just received 11 books containing all the facts as a gift from the Harvard School of Business Administration’s Baker Library. These …

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Twitter API: Twitter opens reverse chronological home timeline to app developers

New Delhi: Entangled in an uphill battle against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Twitter is giving third-party app developers greater access to its reverse chronological timeline, to allow them to retrieve the most recent Tweets and Retweets posted by the authenticated user and the accounts they follow. In an update, the …

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IRL Layoffs: Social messaging app for teens IRL lays off 25% of its workforce

San Francisco: The SoftBank-backed social messaging unicorn IRL (In Real Life), which is hugely popular among teens in the US, has announced the layoff of 25% of its team citing market dynamics. In a memo to employees, IRL CEO and co-founder Abraham Shafi said “we’ve all seen the state of …

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Anti-drag contestant wins, DC shelves its first trans movie character, and JoJo Siwa prefers ‘gay’ to ‘lesbian’: This Week in Queer News

There is a Cats reimagining who sets the tone in the queer ballroom world. [Them] Legislation This section of the newsletter is brought to you in collaboration with the Trans Training ProjectThe newsletter team. The Trans Formations Project is a grassroots organization dedicated to monitoring anti-trans legislation across the United …

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Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists in India discovered with sophisticated communications app – The Diplomat

Officials from the al-Qaeda affiliated Ansarul Bangla team who were arrested in Assam, India in July 2022. Credit: special arrangement Advertising Never before have terrorists in India been as technologically savvy as the al-Qaeda-affiliated officials apprehended last month in northeastern India. The arrested officials were equipped with advanced communications software …

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In-Depth Review of Oxide Thin Film Transistor Market Covers Scope, Trends and Future Demands “Fujitsu Limited, Sony Corporation, LG Electronics, Samsung Group”

Detailed Overview of Oxide Thin Film Transistor Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Oxide Thin Film Transistors industry, including its size, trends, revenue forecast and its latest update: It brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of COVID-19. Request …

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#WordinBlack: Here’s why black kids need black books

By Maya Potiger, word in black While browsing the gift shop at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, librarian Kathy Lester saw a young black girl grab a book and run to her parents. Handing it to them, the girl told them that she had read it …

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The Lewisburg brothers launch their own film at the Campus Theater | Applause

LEWISBURG — It’s impossible not to pick up Manny and Jake Rothman’s excitement as they talk about their new movie, and for good reason. It’s not every day that a local film debuts at a local theater. The Rothman Brothers will premiere their feature debut, ‘Understory’, at 1pm on Sunday …

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Developing a Mobile Phone Application Based on Unstructured Supplementary Services Data to Provide Adolescents with Sexual and Reproductive Health Information: A Human-Centered Design Approach | BMC Medical Research Methodology

The USSD mobile phone application The final print version of the adolescent reproductive health content (Supplemental File 1: Appendix A) was programmed into the web interface provided by Echomobile® for the USSD platform. To open the app, users dialed a 7-digit code on a mobile phone, which then prompted them …

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Melia Frazier needs your help to collect 1,000 miscellaneous books

One Girl Scout is on a mission to diversify the books in local school libraries, and it has collected nearly 300 titles to date. Melia Frazier, 11, said her school had Harry Potter books and the American Girl series, but none of the books featured people who looked like her. …

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Houston-based Inprint celebrates 40 years in the literary arts

HOUSTON, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Inprint, from Houston leading literary arts nonprofit, today announced that it has reached its 40th anniversary as a resource for creatives across the city. This milestone reflects the organization’s commitment to the community, serving more than 15,000 readers and writers through literary activities. Inprint …

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Road Trip app brings new twist to Wild Atlantic Way – The Irish Times

Cultural Roadmapp is an Irish road trip app with a difference. Its focus is the Wild Atlantic Way and its creator, Deborah Schull, says it takes curious tourists to places, both literally and imaginatively, that other travel apps don’t reach. “When the Wild Atlantic Way was launched in 2014, I …

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Frances O’Connor’s ‘Emily’ premieres at Toronto Film Festival

The organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival have announced that Emily, a biopic by author Emily Brontë, will debut at the upcoming festival. The film will be one of the few films to screen in Toronto’s emerging Platform program, as well as being director Frances O’Connor’s feature debut. Emily …

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Millennial Egyptian Artists Give Naguib Mahfouz Books a Modern Revamp

Egyptian literary figure Naguib Mahfouz is getting a makeover with a new publisher and a host of millennial artists designing the covers for his classic works. However, the new covers drew a mixed reaction, with some saying the artwork doesn’t do the titles justice and others applauding the adaptation to …

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Automotive Wrap Film Market 2022 – Competitive Benchmarking and Company Profiles – Vvivid Vinyl, 3M, Ritrama, Kay Premium Marking Films

“Detailed Overview of Automotive Wrap Film Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Automotive Wrap Films industry including its size, trends, revenue forecast and latest update: This has caused several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of COVID-19. Request sample now The …

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A vending machine offers free books to students at North Harlem Elementary

HARLEM, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — A new addition to North Harlem Elementary School will give students free books, but they must earn them with good behavior. This is the story of “Inchy the Bookworm Machine”. Students at North Harlem Elementary have been rewarded for good behavior before, but never like this. …

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Gary Snyder joins the greats

One of the most influential figures of the San Francisco Renaissance, Gary Snyder, has entered the Library of America, a series that shows the breadth and diversity of our canon with one ambitious new volume after another, even though unfortunately its publishers do not always do so. put merit first. …

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Akshay Kumar’s movie “Ram Setu” has sparked political upheaval in India!

Ram Setu Controversy: Ever since the then Congress-led UPA government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming that the Valmiki Ramayana, which quotes Ram Setu erected by Lord Rama, lacks scientific and historical authenticity, the controversy surrounding Ram Setu has resurfaced. Discovery Science Channel’s new show, Ram Setu, has …

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17 books at 17 but Adaeze Atuegwu never planned to be a writer

Adaeze Atuegwu took Nigeria by storm when she published seventeen books at age 17 in 1994 and 1995, easily establishing herself as Nigeria’s most prolific youngest best-selling author in the 1990s and early 1990s. 2000s. However, being a writer was not a specific goal she set for herself as a …

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Blonde: The 12 worst accents in cinema, from Ana de Armas in Marilyn Monroe to Anne Hathaway in One Day

Ana de Armas plays the role of Marilyn Monroe in the controversial Netflix film, Blond. The upcoming movie is a fictionalized version of the iconic Hollywood star, but Monroe fans have already found plenty to argue about, after a new trailer was released last week. One of the most glaring …

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How to Use the 29k App to Improve Your Mental Health Care Plan

Let’s face it, mental health services can be expensive. In-person therapy comes with an additional barrier of accessibility. Mental health apps aim to fill this gap. However, the app market is flooded with such apps. And often several features are locked behind paywalls and bounties. 29k is a free, non-profit …

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Rana Daggubati’s contribution to the film industry in brief

” class=”lazy img-responsive” data-src=”https://www.iwmbuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/befunky_2022-5-3_18-57-36-920×518.jpg” width= “920” height=”518″ alt=”Rana Daggubati’s contribution to the film industry in brief” /> Rana Daggubati is best known for his roles in movies like “Baahubali”, “The Ghazi Attack” and “Rudramadevi”, but aside from that he is also a VFX coordinator, producer, tech enthusiast, entrepreneur and businessman. …

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Dakota Johnson of ‘Persuasion’ wishes she could have played this classic movie character

Persuasion Actor Dakota Johnson recently sat down with IMDb for a “burning questions” interview. In it, the star is asked which classic movie character she would most like to play. His response will leave fans begging for a reboot of this beloved classic. dakota johnson | Rachpoot/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images This Classic …

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The Big Lie review: Jonathan Lemire laments what Trump did | Books

Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office but Donald Trump looms large in the American psyche. Mike Pence’s top aides testified before a federal grand jury. An investigation by Georgia prosecutors is progressing rapidly. In a high-stakes game of chicken, the Justice Department’s message becomes more ominous. Trump’s actions would …

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‘Last White Man’ by Mohsin Hamid, ‘Kismet’ by Amina Akhtar: 5 new books

Looking for something good to read? USA TODAY Barbara VanDenburgh scour the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. All books go on sale Tuesday, unless otherwise noted. For more new must-read book recommendations, check out our summer book guide to the 20 most popular books of the season; …

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Rabindranath Tagore’s verses revisited in Milind Soman’s film

Victor Mukherjee’s directorial venture also stars Ridhi Dogra, as well as Soman. Jha plays the protagonist Milind Soman After being exposed to classical literature and folk music during his time in the theater, Anshuman Jha decided to feature the verses of Rabindranath …

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Army of Love – Video & Film

Romantic love is saturated with commodification. The socialist premise behind “free love” crumbles when eager competition gets in the way, and in the age of hookup apps, the possibility of free sex represents the liberalization, not the liberation, of love . Alexa Karolinski and Ingo Niermann tackle these questions with …

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9 Sci-Fi Books, Movies, and Video Games Featuring Detroit Connections

Detroit Become Human is a 2018 narrative video game. // Image courtesy of Quantic Dream Futuristic concepts like time travel, robots, near-future dystopias, cybernetic cityscapes, aliens, and more make up many different themes and tropes present in the science fiction genre. The city of Detroit and surrounding areas are also …

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Broken Command (2022) by Kazuo Maeda

Third adaptation of the classic novel “Hakai” by Toson Shimazaki, after those by Keisuke Kinoshita in 1948 and Kon Ichikawa in 1962, Kazuo Maeda’s edition marks the centenary of the very first declaration of human rights in Japan, which argued that Burakumin (aka Eta and Untouchables), Zainichi Koreans, Ainu, and …

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Here’s Why Black Kids Need Black Books

The publishing industry still has a long way to go when it comes to portraying black children and protagonists in books. While browsing the gift shop at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, librarian Kathy Lester saw a young black girl grab a book and run to …

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MSA Adds Literary Arts Instructor – Daily Leader

PHOTO SUBMITTED Harlem native Nadia Alexis is MSA’s new literary arts instructor. Nadia Alexis is the new professor of literary arts at the Mississippi School of the Arts. The New York native is moving from Oxford to Brookhaven, where she recently taught at the University of Mississippi. Born to Haitian …

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What We’re Reading: Writers and Readers on the Books They Enjoyed in July | Books

In this series, we’re asking authors, Guardian writers and readers to share what they’ve read recently. This month’s recommendations include excellent non-fiction about migration, immersive romance novels, and a pointed account of the coronavirus pandemic. Tell us what you read in the comments. Hannah Giorgis, writer I read romance novels …

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Best-selling books in Canada for the week ending July 27, 2022

In this week’s bestseller lists: Something Old: Margaret AtwoodThe 1985 dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” enjoys comfortable sales year after year. But the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of the Roe v. Wade case, ending a woman’s right to an abortion, and a new season of the Hulu series, “The Handmaid’s …

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Mobile Health Application Development Market 2022 Global Outlook, Research, Trends and Forecast to 2028

The Mobile Healthcare App Development market report provides information about the company’s product, sales in terms of volume and revenue, technologies utilized, and innovations carried out in recent years. Additionally, it provides details on the challenges faced by them in the market. Also, the global Mobile Healthcare …

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The Japanese Writer Behind ‘Bullet Train’ Agrees That The Film Isn’t So Japanese

SENDAI, Japan — Kotaro Isaka, one of Japan’s most popular crime thriller writers, describes himself as a homebody. He rarely leaves Sendai, the city in northeastern Japan where he lives, and many of his books are there. Yet when her 2010 novel “Maria Beetle” was adapted into “High-speed train” a …

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Board approves policy to determine which books are appropriate for Utah school libraries

After months of deliberations around a policy to determine which book titles are or are not appropriate for school libraries, the Utah State Board of Education voted on Tuesday to approve a policy to library equipment pattern. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – …

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First Look at Martin McDonagh’s New Film, ‘The Banshees Of Inisherin’

The first images from Martin McDonagh’s upcoming film ‘The Banshees of Inishereen’ have been released. As well as the appearance of some of Ireland’s finest acting talent, the scenery in the west of Ireland is stunning. The film follows two male friends on a remote Irish island during the Civil …

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Panah Panahi Says Iranian Cinema Isn’t Ready For Her Film, Hit The Road

On the occasion of the release of his first feature film, the Iranian director talks about escaping the shadow of his father, censorship in Iran and the universal message behind the film July 26, 2022 Panah PanahiThe first feature film of is not a typical Iranian film. While the films …

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Welsh translation project of children’s books by black, Asian and minority ethnic writers to be celebrated at Eisteddfod

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Marva Carty and her book translated into Welsh A project to translate works by black, Asian or ethnic minority writers into the Welsh language will be celebrated next week at Eisteddfod in Ceredigion. Mudiad Meithrin is translating six children’s books under the “AwDUron” program with the help …

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The heart of the community – Lomabeat.com

Located at 1026 Rosecrans Street, La Playa Books sells new and used books to the San Diego community and has become a favorite with students at Point Loma Nazarene University. For all the book lovers on campus, if you haven’t heard of La Playa yet, you need to take the …

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The 12th Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest (AMFF) in Spain is reeling from a host of luminaries led by Neil Jordan, Isabelle Huppert and Ukraine’s Sergei Loznitsa who will be rewarded with emcee honors. Jordan attends the festival’s grand opening to receive his award and also presents his Oscar-winning “The Crying …

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Diatribe: The House of Dream Books

The garden presented as visibly more neglected than during my previous visits. Here and there, a few wild flowers broke the hegemony of green within the lawn, a presumption that would not have been tolerated if the master of the house had been in possession of all his powers. As …

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Monthly literary arts publication for San Diego ‘The Mission’ debuts at Comic-Con

A new outlet for artists is coming to San Diego. Local writers and poets announced on Saturday the upcoming launch of ‘The Mission’, a monthly publication that will feature comics, cartoons, poetry, short fiction, photography and visual arts, with content from local and national artists. Igor Goldkind, author and San …

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Garcia Marques, promoter of the New LatAm Film Foundation

Revered by millions of readers through works such as Cien años de soledad and El coronel no tiene quien le escriba, García Márquez also left his mark as a screenwriter, critic and promoter of the New Latin American Film Foundation (FNCL). . On December 4, 1985, at the opening of …

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A cinephile, a city and a filmmaker

Reading it is like riding a roller coaster filled with references to film, literature and politics. WHAT IS Vidyarthy Chatterjee’s Calcutta Films: A Joshy Joseph Trilogy unique is his intense commitment and passion for art cinema, radical politics, intense relationships and envisioned life. Incidents and experiences of life refer to …

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The Sunday Read: ‘Sex books every family should read’

How do you teach your child about sex? It’s a perennial question that has spawned hundreds of picture books aimed at demystifying sex. But for Canadian author Cory Silverberg, something was missing. Silverberg, who uses the pronouns they/them, felt that sex books aimed at children often omitted mention of intimacy …

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Exclusive: Girish Kasaravalli wins his 15th National Film Award | Kannada Movie News

Veteran filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli has won his 15th National Film Award for Documentary, Naadada Navaneeta Dr PT Venkateshkumar. The film was voted best artistic and cultural film in the non-feature film section. Kasaravalli says: “I was approached by the Department of Information to make this film. When I learned that …

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Special mention for Manorama’s digital book on MT

Kottayam: A Digital Book published by Manorama Books received a Special Mention for Best Film Book at the 68th National Film Awards announced on Friday. The work “MT—Anubhavaganlude Pusthakam” which gives a comprehensive and meaningful account of the colorful literary life of writer MT Vasudevan Nair was designed by the …

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Why inappropriate books are the best to read

The house where I grew up had an open shelf rule. This meant that my brother and I had the right to read anything, however inappropriate or beyond our years. We never had to ask. I spent hours of my childhood browsing through the volumes in my father’s libraries at …

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Visit Blueberry Hill U-Pick using the Visit NC Farms app

This time, Mia’s Big Adventure took her to a very special farm that grows blueberries, blackberries, flowers and more! CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — This article involves commercial content. The products and services presented appear as paid advertising. Using the Visit NC Farms app, you can find Blueberry Hill U-Pick and …

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SBS language | ‘Double the fun’: Melbourne’s Indian Film Festival to screen both in cinemas and online this year

An international showcase of films, dramas and documentaries, the Indian Film Festival Melbourne (IFFM) celebrates contemporary, bold and thought-provoking cinema in its 13th edition as it attempts to encapsulate the best of cinema from the Indian subcontinent. At an event held at the Indian Consulate in Melbourne on July 19, …

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Children are curious, not fragile. Books teach them to think.

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content provide insights into issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. A growing number of state legislatures are banning books from school libraries and classrooms. Associated Press My family had an “open shelf” rule. This …

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and US High Barrier Films and Coatings Market Report Reveals Profitable Outlook for 2021-2026

The global and United States High Barrier Film and Coating industry report provides top-notch qualitative and quantitative information including Market size (2020-2021 value and 2022 forecast). The report also contains descriptions of key players, including key financial indicators and market competitive pressure analysis. The report also assesses …

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Europe Thin Film Capacitor Market Growth 2022, Revenue Analysis and Regional Forecast by 2028 – Instant Interview

Detailed Overview of Thin Film Capacitor Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Thin Film Capacitor industry including its size, trends, revenue forecast and latest update: This has brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of the COVID-19. Request sample …

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Hong Kong book fair kicks off with fewer political books

HONG KONG– The annual Hong Kong Book Fair kicked off on Wednesday, with several publishers of political books barred from attending the fair and others saying they should be careful about what they exhibit. The fair’s main organizer, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, said it had not reviewed the …

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Movie Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Director: Olivia NewmanWith : Daisy Edgar-Jones, Taylor John Smith, Harris DickinsonOperating time: 125 minutes Oh no, a big screen adaptation of a little sweet best-selling novel – there are bound to be disturbing sentimental scenes and lots of dialogue on the nose, right? Well, yes, as it turns out. Yet …

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Top 10 21st Century Fantasy Novels | fantasy books

AAt the heart of every fantasy is something unreal, impossible, or at the very least, so extraordinary that it takes us outside the universe we think we live in. The construction of a fantasy world surrounds these unreal things with recognizable furnishings and plausible emotion, Coleridge’s “voluntary suspension of disbelief” …

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Tales from the Crypt: John Connolly’s “Scary” Inspiration | Books | Entertainment

Connolly admits he often borrows friends’ names for his books (Photo: Robert Solsona/Europa Press/Getty) I stand in an ancient crypt beneath a venerable church in central Dublin before the mummified remains of several of its former parishioners. There is a strong scent of limestone, but the air under the stone …

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App improves pest control | AG

A new mobile app aims to help growers improve their disease and pest management practices while saving time, effort and resources. The app combines sequential sampling plans with action plans that recommend intervention if the damage caused by a disease costs more than the cost of control. Called “Sampling,” the …

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Movie Reviews: Where the Crawdads Sing | Kurt Vonnegut: Taken Off in Time | She goes

Daisy Edgar-Jones in Where the Crawdads Sing PIC: 3000 Pictures Where the Crawdads sing (15) ** Kurt Vonnegut: Unlocked over time (15) **** Register to our daily newsletter Adapted from the best-selling novel by Delia Owens which sold 12 million copies, Where the Crawdads sing makes a pretty disappointing movie. …

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Analytical segmentation of U.S. thin film solar cell market focuses on companies, production and growth

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Super Mario Brothers Karamazov: literature is starting to take the game seriously | Books

EAt the start of Demain, et Demain, et Demain by Gabrielle Zevin, one of the three main characters gives a fictional interview to a very real video game publication. Samson Mazur, troubled but passionate, tells the interviewer: “There is no more intimate act than play, even sex.” It’s a bombshell …

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‘Jaadugar’ Review: A Heartfelt Coming-of-Age Film That Achieves The Goal

Sameer Saxena’s film is a charming slice-of-life comedy-drama that makes you fall in love with its characters Sameer Saxena’s film is a charming slice-of-life comedy-drama that makes you fall in love with its characters Engaging slice-of-life cinema that sincerely tries to avoid clichés, Jaadugar tackles complex issues of love and …

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Snap presents the web version of the Snapchat app

The company said the feature will be exclusive to Snapchat+ subscribers from July 18 and will start with subscribers in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Reuters July 18, 2022, 8:05 p.m. Last modification: July 18, 2022, 8:14 PM The company said the feature will be exclusive to …

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Questions Linger About Who Wrote ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ As Film Adaptation Releases

Where the Crawdads sing tells the fictional story of Kya, a girl set off to rise along a North Carolina bayou in the 1950s and 60s. “The Swamp Girl”, as she is known, is reviled and shunned by residents of the neighboring town. In time, Kya is put on trial …

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Roseburg Library patrons name their favorite books | Life

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John Cho Loves Playing ‘Authentic’ Roles – Film News | Film-News.co.uk

John Cho thinks movies that don’t focus on his Asian heritage are more “authentic”. The 50-year-old actor was born in Seoul, South Korea, but in recent years John’s on-screen roles have had relatively little to do with his Asian background. Asked about the roles he chooses, he explained: “It’s situational. …

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Filipinos are buying books to preserve the truth about the Marcos regime

The rush to buy books documenting Marcos’ destructive 21-year reign comes as his son, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., takes office after a landslide election victory in May. Marcos Jr. has never publicly acknowledged or apologized for the human rights abuses, corruption and theft that historians say took place under his …

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The criticism of the return of the children from the railroad

It was his emotional investment that brought generations to no doubt sympathize with the film’s privileged family going through hard times – a standby of middle-class children’s literature revived as recently as Mary Poppins Returns. This belated sequel proved you could better a beloved, emotion-spilled original over time. The Return …

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Comment this story Comment Modern and historical fiction, a horror-tinged thriller, ingenious satires and several gripping memoirs offer multiple selections to read under an umbrella or atop a hammock. ‘Joan’ by Katherine J. Chen (Random House) Joan of Arc has long fascinated novelists, who portrayed her as a virginal warrior …

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MRC Film Names Romance Division, Appoints Sydney Fleischmann as Vice President – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: MRC Film has named its romance label, led by Elizabeth Cantillon, Bisous Pictures, also announcing the appointment of Sydney Fleischmann as Vice President, Development and Production. The first film from Bisous Pictures Persuasion, starring Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Henry Golding and Richard E. Grant, is an adaptation of Jane …

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App improves pest control | Harvests

Cornell University A new mobile app aims to help growers improve their disease and pest management practices while saving time, effort and resources. The app combines sequential sampling plans with action plans that recommend intervention if the damage caused by a disease costs more than the cost of control. Called …

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Andy Ward obituary | Sports and leisure books

My friend Andy Ward, who died of lymphoma at the age of 72, was an atypical author who published nearly 30 sports books as well as books on higher education, including What’s the point of a degree? (2002). He then became a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund. Andy was …

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Porter Square Books Offers Potential Nirvana for Select Community Members: Writer-in-Residence Role

Porter Square Books attracts Thursday workers as well as browsers. (Photo: Marc Levy) Porter Square Books will reinstate its writer-in-residence program in February, the store announced on Twitter last week. The bookstore will select two writers – one youth and one adult – from a pool of applicants to write …

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US-based Hindu rights group backs ‘Kali’ film: ‘extreme, blatant reaction’

By our representative The US-based diaspora group Hindus for Human Rights (HfHR) claimed that “it stands in unequivocal solidarity with filmmaker Leena Manimekalai, who has faced a barrage of threats and censorship for the poster advertising his upcoming documentary ‘Kaali’, which shows the goddess Kali smoking a cigarette and holding …

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6 Best Ways to Personalize Reading Experience in Books App on iPhone

Apart from enjoying your favorite literary work, the Books app also lets you save PDF to Books on iPhone and iPad. The Books app got a major overhaul and feature upgrades with iOS 16. You’ll have a lot more options to customize your reading experience. If you’re an avid e-book …

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The Ultimate James Patterson Story: How He Sold £400 Million

James Patterson is one of the world’s best-selling living authors, having sold over 425 million books. But her career didn’t start in an English class, but rather as a summer assistant in a mental institution. X He worked the night shift of the hospital. And he often worked in the …

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