Literature books

Library containing books in English and Hindi inaugurated; the revival of Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm continues

A library full of English and Hindi books related to Mahatma GandhiIndia’s relations with South Africa and the literary works of Indian writers was officially inaugurated at Tolstoy Farm, the commune where the Mahatma began his Satyagraha campaign at the turn of the last century. It is a boost to …

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The Best Lesser-Known Fantasy Books to Read During the Holidays

Many players are also lovers of literature, and more specifically of the fantasy genre. And what better way to get away from the screen than reading a book curled up on the couch, with the holidays just a breath away and all the fictional worlds to discover? RELATED: The Best …

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Sarah Thankam Mathews’ 6 Favorite Books About Life-Changing Experiences and Self-Discovery

Sarah Thankam Mathews’ debut novel, It Could Be Different, is the coming-of-age story of a young Indian woman who, after graduating from college, moves to Milwaukee just as the Great Recession struck. He is a National Book Award finalist. Maritime news by Annie Proulx (1993) This is the book I …

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Sharing Library Books I’m Very Thankful For | Local

As a book lover, I have a very long list of favorites. I still have books from when I was 3 or 4 that I like to share with preschoolers today. Stories like Walt Disney’s “The Penguin Who Hated the Cold” by Barbara Brenner and “Ms. Suzy” by Miriam Young …

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Maryland school district that pushed LGBTQ readings for pre-K says books promoting ‘American values’ have ‘agenda’

FIRST ON FOX: A Maryland school district that recently unveiled an LGBTQ-inclusive book list for elementary schools has declined to recommend several children’s books on the grounds that they promote “American values,” Fox News Digital has learned. Fox News Digital first reported Tuesday that books recommended by Montgomery County Public …

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Two Friends, Pearl proves that printed books are still popular

Buying books in our digital world is easier than ever. At your fingertips are increasingly quick and easy ways to get the latest story, especially from giants Amazon and Barnes & Noble Booksellers, with e-book devices and apps, audiobook services and such mailing lists that alert avid readers to pop-up …

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12 gift ideas for children’s books 2022

With fall in full swing and people soon buying gifts for various winter holidays (religious and secular), it’s the perfect time to share some of my favorite recent children’s books! Like last year’s list, I’ll be excluding celebrity books, and these books were chosen for their ability to serve as …

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12 new books to look forward to this week. ‹ Literary Center

November 15, 2022, 4:55 a.m. Another Tuesday, another round of novelties. This week sees the publication of the new Patti Smith, an anthology edited by Eileen Myles, the fifth anniversary edition by Hanif Abdurraqib, and more. * Patti Smith, A book of days(Random house) “A powerful mix of images and …

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East Longmeadow teenager seeks help publishing books

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – An East Longmeadow teenager is seeking help from the community to get his books published. “He’s just over the moon and he’s in his element when he’s writing,” said Cheryl Diaz. Diaz is seeking help from the community to publish books written by her 14-year-old …

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NEWS: Books on Tyne @ Various locations | NARC. | Reliably informed

Image: Bob Stanley After a three-year hiatus, Books on Tyne proudly returns to the spotlight with the 10e episode of this beloved Newcastle-based book festival will take place from Saturday 19e-Saturday 26e November. The program is packed with diverse content ranging from local life, to the natural world, to current …

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APSU Mondays: Governors, Books and Podcasts

This week at Austin Peay, the university celebrates 100 years of Governor Austin Peay, faculty books and a new podcast episode. Centennial of Governor Austin Peay Austin Peay State University announced it was celebrating the centennial of the governor who inspired its name. 100 years ago, on November 7, 2022, …

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10 amazing books made into a TV series

Books are one of the oldest forms of entertainment available to consumers, yet they are still at the forefront of creative and original ideas. Television has been dominated by an onslaught of reboots, revivals and franchises. That means it’s hard to come up with an original premise for a TV …

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Gordon S. Jackson: Please Ban My Books

By Gordon S. Jackson By Gordon S. Jackson Where is Cardinal Richelieu now that I need him? He once said, “If you give me six lines written in the hand of the most honest of men, I’ll find something to hang him in there.” Surely he could find in the …

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The best books like Twilight to read right now

It’s hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the cinematic masterpiece otherwise known as The breaking dawn – Part 2 arrived in theaters. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, we’ve compiled a list of young adult and adult novels with a supernatural twist to read if you were …

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Cormac McCarthy’s New Books Excite San Antonio Literary Scene

San Antonio’s literary community, as well as the rest of the country, was quick to take notice with a massive number of pre-orders and ebook reservations for both novels. “Cormac McCarthy has maintained his popularity and status as America’s most influential author for decades,” said Haley K. Holmes, acting administrator …

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The Goldsmiths award goes to collaborative duo Natasha Soobramanien and Luke Williams | Books

A collaborative writing duo have won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for the first time in the prize’s history, for a book that spanned 10 years. Luke Williams’ Natasha Soobramanien and Diego Garcia, described by Judge Ali Smith as an “extraordinary achievement”, were named winners of the award on Thursday night. …

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The next chapter in children’s picture books

“For years, I had the idea for a story about a child who was looking for a place to go on Christmas Day,” says poet Lemn Sissay, who was placed in a home as a child. “In May 2017 I was artistic director of an exhibition as part of my …

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10 Best TV Shows Based On Books, Ranked

For years, books have been an invaluable source of entertainment and escape. They long predate media which relied heavily on advanced technology and as such are now a popular source material to be adapted for film and television. When books are adapted for film or television, these new formats don’t …

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AGU Books expands into advanced textbooks

Voice of editors is a blog from the AGU Publications Department. AGU recently introduced a new series to its book portfolio. Advanced textbooks are designed to support upper-level undergraduate and graduate coursework, bridging the gap between fundamentals and critical analysis, and containing a variety of materials to support teaching and …

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Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: Difficult marriages

Author Patricia Nicol unveils a selection of the best books on: Difficult marriages By Patricia Nicol for the Daily Mail Published: 5:01 PM EST, November 6, 2022 | Updated: 5:01 PM EST, November 6, 2022 Author Maggie O’Farrell has spent her lockdown writing about uxoricide – the killing of a …

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18 Essential WWII Books

If you’re interested in military history or just looking for a good read, you’ll want to check out our list of 18 must-read WWII books. Some have written these books from the best authors in the industry, and they offer a unique perspective on one of the most critical events …

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18 best romance novels of 2022

News flash: Even though romance novels are usually touted as the perfect “beach beds,” the genre never goes out of season. In fact, the coming winter months are perfect for curling up on your couch — or maybe even a cozy cafe — with a hot drink and an equally …

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AEW Delivers 2 of 3 Falls Matches and More for Dynamite Next Week

AEW will return to Boston, Massachusetts for the November 9, 2022 edition of Dynamite. The Jacksonville-based promotion has added new pay-per-view matches during Rampage tonight. Click here for our full AEW Rampage coverage. Sammy Guevara and Chris Jericho cut a promo for The Blackpool Combat Club this week on Rampage. …

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Enola Holmes 2 Post-Credits Scene Fixes Books Canon

Instead, he is greeted by a potential new housemate who introduces himself as Dr. John Watson. This Watson is played by Himesh Patel, who you might recognize in station eleven or the alternate universe movie of The Beatles, Yesterday. Either way, it seems like if there’s ever a third Enola …

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What should you read next? Here are the best reviewed books of the week ‹ Literary Hub

Bonos Abandonmentby Bob Dylan The Philosophy of Modern Songby Claire Keegan Fosterand Graeme Macrae Burnet Case study all are among the highest rated books of the week. Featured by Book Marks, “Rotten Tomatoes for books” by Lit Hub. * Fiction 1. Foster by Claire Kegan(Grove) 9 Rave • 3 Positive …

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Are books important? By Ameera Aroos – Tiffin’s Girls’ School

I remember when I was younger I used to spend hours reading books. While most people can list all the TV shows they watched as kids, I can name several authors who made my childhood special, like Enid Blyton, Jacqueline Wilson, Malorie Blackman, and Kiera Cass. I had a library …

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New Black Books: Black South Central, Hip-Hop History, and the Ride-or-Die Complex

Fall 2022 brings a range of diverse and interesting books. The long line of black literature continues to expand with thought-provoking books that explore the contemporary history of black American stories. The history of South Central Los Angeles, the beautiful world of hip-hop, and the breathtaking journeys of new worlds …

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When the (books on) the saints walk

Happy All Saints! While tomorrow, All Saints’ Day, is a little more inclusive when it comes to memorials, today’s holiday is also significant for anyone seeking to live a life of holiness – it turns our eyes to examples. of holiness in our contemporary circles and in the history of …

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Zosia Mamet recommends 6 books that will shock you

Actress Zosie Mamet is the editor of a new collection of essays, my first popsicle, in which prominent cultural figures each write about a poignant memory related to food. Under the Girls and The stewardess star names six favorite books. The Secret History of Donna Tartt (1992) One of my …

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Books So Bad They’re Good: Manuscript of Mystery

Coded manuscripts, maps, letters, furniture, jewelry, even household textiles – from the Billy Bones map to treasure island to Charlotte MacLeod’s Embroidered Braille Journal The family safethe dancers of Sherlock Holmes with the false Merovingian parchments in The “Da Vinci Code, literature is anything but swimming in hidden messages of …

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Resolution Revolution: Self-Help Books for 2023

Lose 10 pounds! Give up sugar forever! – Traditionally, these are the types of messages promoted in books to start the year off right. For 2023, new headlines instead suggest foregoing drastic changes in favor of achievable improvements and thorough interior work. “A January juice cleanse won’t solve your problems,” …

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Greenville County Council members show support for limiting LGBTQ library books | Greenville News

GREENVILLE — Members of the Greenville County Council have expressed support for the removal of LGBTQ-themed books from children’s sections of the Greenville County Library system after hearing from nearly two dozen residents who spoke out for and against limiting access to certain LGBTQ publications. It marked the most visible …

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The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending October 28

The only best-selling independent books chart published and available in New Zealand is the Top 10 list recorded each week at Unity Books stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington. AUCKLAND 1 Bedrooms: portraits of remarkable New Zealand interiors by Jane Ussher and John Walsh (Massey University Press, …

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Where to start: Sylvia Plath | Books

ODuring Sylvia Plath’s short life, she produced works that decades later are still read and studied around the world. Known for her confessional poetry, which won her a Pulitzer Prize, awarded posthumously in 1982, she has also written outstanding fiction and memoirs. In honor of the 90th anniversary of his …

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Brilliant Young Booksellers: Douglas Nelson

Our Bright Young Booksellers series continues today with Douglas Nelson, owner of Nelson Rare Books in Haddonfield, New Jersey: How did you get into rare books? During my final undergraduate year at the University of Delaware, I took a history course on 19th century Britain. Most of the course material …

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Descendant of Doctor Zhivago author loses copyright lawsuit | Books

A descendant of the author of Doctor Zhivago, Boris Pasternak, has lost a copyright infringement claim against the author of a novel about the publication of the Russian epic. Anna Pasternak claimed seven chapters in Lara Prescott’s work of historical fiction The Secrets We Kept (TSWK), copied material from her …

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‘Fall’ in love with these five books this season – NBC Boston

Beach reads are back on the shelves, and you’re reaching for your favorite books to curl up in when the temperatures drop. Grace Chlosta, one of Instagram’s favorite bookstagrammers, @gracesreadingnook, shares her five must-reads for the fall season. His choices include everything from chilling thrills to deep, comforting reads. Top …

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Best-selling author of 40+ books adds young adult title for a different kind of romance | Books

Farrah Rochon has come a long way from writing between her classes as a psychology major at Xavier University in New Orleans. And she left behind her days working in human resources at Shell Oil and other day jobs. Now a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with …

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The Documented Pandemic – Reviews – Books

The COVID pandemic has affected life as we know it. As they experienced home isolation and witnessed severe cases of the virus that survived or died, people around the world became hungry for any enlightening scientific information about the virus. Therefore, the layman has become acquainted with all the scientific …

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Op-Ed: How fetishizing old classics can go hand-in-hand with book banning

Too often we forget that arguments about what not to read are also battles about what to read. should Lily. And that every time someone tries to ban Toni Morrison or Ta-Nehisi Coates, they also try to bring our children back to Hawthorne and Hemingway, Dante and Dickens. It’s perhaps …

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Thomas Keneally Shares $50,000 Book Prize With Other Nominees | Australian books

Thomas Keneally, one of Australia’s most acclaimed novelists, says he will share a $50,000 literary prize with his fellow nominees. The 87-year-old novelist, who has previously won the Man Booker Prize and the Miles Franklin Prize, was announced Thursday as the winner of the ARA Historical Novel Prize for his …

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Let’s Talk Shop: Sparkle of Books and Trinkets

Heidi Stepanek, Skye Stepanek and Peter Dixon of Spark. Let’s Talk Shop: Sparkle of Books and Trinkets Shop Talk is an occasional feature where young independent booksellers take Q&Q to their stores and share their reasons for opening and what business has been like so far. Spark Books and Curiosities76 …

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10 Books Every Law Student Should Read

De Tocqueville’s work is an essential resource for understanding the successes and challenges of democracy in America. There are many reasons why law students should make reading a priority. Books can provide insight into the legal system, help develop analytical and reasoning skills, and introduce new perspectives. In addition, some …

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7 Books About Indian Women That Challenge Cultural Expectations

Every culture and every age has an image of “ideal womanhood,” an idea that, in its most benign form, boils down to truisms and expectations about women. As a reader, I’m drawn to characters who struggle at the edge of what society expects of them, bursting with effort to express …

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Kanye may not like books, but hip-hop fosters a love of literature

When Ye – the artist formerly known as Kanye West – said on a recent podcast that he doesn’t read books, some people wondered if he was sending the wrong message to children. These questions have taken on added importance in light of the fact that Ye recently launched Donda …

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10 visual novels that are better than most books

Visual novels have been around for just under forty years, with many fans crediting The Portopia serial murder case, released in June 1983, to invent the genre as a whole. While some still consider the visual novel genre to be plagued with shoddy harem-style games, they can also offer players …

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An original take on the joys of second-hand books – The Irish Times

Fifty Forgotten Books Author: RB Russell ISBN-13: 978-1913505509 Editor: And other stories Guide price: £12.99 Cultural theorists like the late Mark Fisher have argued that loss itself is what we have lost in the digital age. I suspect this partly explains our fascination with lost works of art and literature, …

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BUSHNELL ON THE BOOKS: “The Wreck of the Portland” and “Muddled Through”

THE WRECK OF THE PORTLAND: A DAMNED SHIP, A SEVERE STORM AND NEW ENGLAND’S WORST MARITIME DISASTER by J. North Conway; Lyon Press, 2022; 200 pages, $19.95; ISBN 978-1-4930-5946-1. THE WRECK OF THE PORTLAND: A DAMNED SHIP, A SEVERE STORM AND NEW ENGLAND’S WORST MARITIME DISASTER On Saturday, November 26, …

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Best-selling books in Canada from October 6 to 12, 2022

Two long-awaited books involving conflict in high places debut on the nonfiction original bestseller list this week. At the top of the list is “Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America,” by The New York Times reporter and veteran Trump watcher. Maggie Haberman. And at …

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“Books” – Fort Myers Florida Weekly

STEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLY The police report said, “Accidental death from falling books.” Beth found it amusing; after all, there was a downfall. Books were his refuge and would never hurt him. “Yes, she died right there.” The talkative neighbor pointed to the left corner. “Books fell on her …

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New Books in the Corporate Public Library

FOR THE BIG ACCOUNT The following new books are available at the Corporate Public Library: Jeff Abbot, The traitor’s dreamfiction; Shannon Bremen, The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Todaydocumentary; Dan Hampton, ValueBiography; Emilie Henry, Read on the beachfiction; Beverly Lewis, The …

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Here are 7 powerful books written by Indigenous women

Louise Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, is the author of numerous novels as well as volumes of poetry, children’s books and a memoir on early motherhood. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) Indigenous Peoples Day is a celebration that recognizes the past, present and future of Indigenous groups …

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Can artificial intelligence write a novel?

Books written by AI are now an imminent reality. But can they write the next big bestseller? And, is it art? AI is already writing music, creating images for graphic novels and winning art competitions, beating humans. Next? Novels. Books written by AI One of the first experimental novels written …

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Concord Calendar: Dragons; Big Dogs; Anecdotes; Books; Writing; After

CONCORD, NH – Ready for a family outing? Find out what’s new in your Concord Patch community calendar. See what’s going on and what might interest you before making plans. Planning an event ? Whether you are planning a knitting circle, a board game night or a recovery workshop, there’s …

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Article on film adaptations of space books, short stories, poems and plays

It’s World Space Week right now, so we’re turning our Streaming Spotlight on classic tales that have been adapted into great space movies – some of them more than once. Together they talk about the dream of reaching beyond this fragile planet to explore new frontiers and secure the future …

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Vasaanthi’s ‘Breaking Free’ Brings the Complex World of Devadasis to Life

To liberate oneselfthe recently published translation of Vaasanthi’s 2012 Tamil novel Vittu Vidhuthalaiyagi, by N Kalyan Raman, is a powerful feminist work that exposes the deep trauma associated with the disenfranchisement of the community of hereditary courtesan dancers – the devadasis — from southern India. Historically, dancers from the Isai …

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7 books you should be reading right now, according to TikTok

If you’ve set foot in a bookstore in the past few years, you’ll have noticed the signs/tags saying, “TikTok Made Me Buy it.” Nope? Here’s an example from an online retailer – this is the kind of metadata some publishers add to UK Amazon. Mentioning TikTok in the book title …

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Book tour bus stops at Whitmore Lake Elementary School

WHITMORE LAKE – Robbi and Matthew’s Busload of Books Tour makes just one stop in Michigan, and students at Whitmore Lake Elementary School this week were the beneficiaries of the couple’s nationwide campaign to promote literacy and reading. Based on husband and wife duo, the tour is a year-long project …

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Lasting Influence Books | duke today

Over the summer, colleagues in the ambulatory care unit at Duke Regional Hospital set up a bulletin board to record the books they read. Each week more titles appeared on the wall – books like “Where the Crawdads Sing”, “The Girl on the Train” and “Apples Never Fall”. Once a …

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Brewer Elementary students receive nearly 2,000 new books

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Brewer Elementary School in Columbus has about 500 students, according to its principal, Patricia Woodall. Each of them received four new free books last Friday thanks to a collaborative project between the insurance company Aflac Inc. and the KPMG Family for Literacy (KFFL) program of the …

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Books to read this Durga Puja

With Durga Puja just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to delve into books that deal with various aspects and themes surrounding the Goddess and that of the Hindu scriptures. Here are some books that will satisfy the reader’s desire to sit down with a good read during the …

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Florida teacher wants review of over 100 books dealing with sexual, political and LGTBQ+ topics

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) – The principal of the English department at Northview High School in Escambia County is asking the school board to evaluate more than 100 books she says contain explicit sexual content , graphic language, themes, vulgarity and political thrusts. Vicki Baggett has been teaching for 31 …

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Rotary club donates 300 literature books to Abuja school

The Rotary Club of Abuja, Maitama, on Thursday donated 300 literature textbooks to Government Secondary School (GSS), Garki, Abuja, to improve reading culture among students. Club President, Rotn. Yusuf Alli, in his remarks, said that the books donated to the school after the needs assessment were aimed at alleviating the …

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10 books to read this LGBTQ history month | Culture

LGBTQ History Month means not only examining, appreciating and dissecting the history of LGBTQ activism and experience, but also amplifying the voices of those within the community who have stories to tell. From comprehensive lexicons of change to tender tales of love, loss and self-discovery, authors break down the barriers …

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The Best Fiction Books That Can Boost A Child’s Self-Confidence – The Upcoming

The Best Fiction Books That Can Boost A Child’s Self-Confidence September 27, 2022 Having self-confidence can help a child make friends, do well in school, and cope well with the various challenges they may encounter in their daily lives. However, there is a worrying increase in self-esteem issues in children, …

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Six books that explore loss through poetic means ‹ Literary Hub

When my father committed suicide in December 2009 and I felt lost in grief, I found myself reading many books to better understand my experience. In the middle of reading, I also started writing. The work I did in this first period became Sinkhole: A Legacy of Suicideeven though it …

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Earth Matters: Picture books can help us talk to kids about climate change

Talking to kids about the climate crisis can feel overwhelming. Where do I start? What if I worried them? The Picture Books take major events and otherwise chilling subjects and bundle them into approximately 32 pages of art, context, and connections that we share together. Picture books – along with …

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What the Great Books Teach Us About People Fleeing Persecution

Robert Barsky is a Guggenheim Scholar and Professor at Vanderbilt University. His multidisciplinary research combines social justice, human rights, border and refugee studies with literary and artistic insights into the plight of vulnerable migrants. Below, Robert shares 5 key insights from his new book, Claiming Legal Protection: What the Great …

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ON THE BOOKS: How his wife exploited Jim Thorpe

On Nov. 9, 1951, Jim Thorpe, who had been voted “greatest athlete of the half-century” a year earlier in an Associated Press poll of nearly 400 sportswriters and broadcasters, had a tumor removed. lower lip cancer patient in a hospital. in suburban Philadelphia. The next day, press photographers converged to …

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William Boyd: “The world of books is much more difficult now” | William Boyd

Oilliam Boyd, 70, is the author of 26 books, including any human heart (2002) – adapted for television in 2010 with three actors playing the main role of Logan Mountstuart – and Restlessthe Costa novel of the year in 2006. His new book, Romanticis set in the 19th century and …

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Indigo Books celebrates its 25th anniversary

Indigo Books & Music celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with a special collection of 28 limited-edition books released in September, which includes important titles published over the past quarter-century. The collection includes CanLit classics such as Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s TaleLawrence Hill’s The Book of NegroesThomas King’s The inconvenient …

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Sam Byers: “JM Coetzee Made Me Vegetarian” | Books

My first memory of readingLike many people with overactive imaginations, I was sick as a child. I remember long weeks at home, in bed or with a duvet on the sofa, reading everything that came to hand. My childhood hero was Tintin – so many images from those books are …

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More fiction books about railways and locomotives

Fiction books about railways and locomotives Photo by Rene Schweitzer The Necropolis Railway (A Jim Stringer Mystery) Photo by Rene Schweitzer By Andrew Martin Gender: Detective/detective novel First post: 2002 It is November 14, 1903 and young Jim Springer is traveling to London to start work on the London & …

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Celebration of authors, books at Woodbury on Saturday

The Woodbury Public Library will host a celebration of writers and literature on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library’s first Local Author Day will begin with a keynote address from New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Nan Rossiter at 11 a.m. Nan Rossiter It will …

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Top 10 Cleaner Books | Books

Owhether known as cleaners, charladies, maids, janitors or maids, those who clean have recently been revamped. Originally considered comical or sinister, they have become emblems of resilience, keeping chaos and Covid at bay. Next week, Paul Gallico’s enchanting comedy Mrs Harris Goes to Paris opens as a movie with Leslie …

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Why We Need More Indigenous Writers

September 21, 2022 @booksandpublishing Publishing needs more Indigenous publishers, but cannot rely on its Indigenous workforce alone to ensure it catches up with effective practices when it comes to Indigenous writers and writing, writes Sandra Phillips. Eddie Koiki Mabo and others won in the High Court of Australia in 1992 …

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Providence welcomes new independent bookstore Heartleaf Books

The new independent co-operative Heartleaf Books was opened by sisters Caroline and Mads Vericker on Atwells Avenue last Wednesday. Heartleaf is a consumer and worker cooperative that aims to engage community members by allowing them to buy shares in the business and become co-owners. “We want to be a community …

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These are the best books black teachers request for their classrooms

As at the start of every school year, teachers have been putting out requests for help with school supplies, through Amazon listings, DonorsChoose projects and other means. The books have been among the most requested items by teachers across the country each year since the 2018/2019 school year, according to …

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 with these books by Latinx authors

Oprah Daily When I was a student in 1982 and taking a course on ancient American literature, the professor, a famous scholar of Whitman and Emerson, announced in his first lecture: “By the middle of the next century, literature American will be dominated by masters with the latest names like …

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These Hallmark movies are based on books

Have you ever wondered where Hallmark gets ideas for all of its movies? While many of the channel’s romantic comedies, Christmas movies, and mysteries are original stories, some are actually based on books. This includes the film that led to Hallmark’s longest-running original series and a popular mystery series featuring …

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The books offer different perspectives on collecting

Most people collect things. For children, their collections can be as varied as for adults. Kids can collect rocks, stuffed animals, books, comics, dolls, action figures, and more. Unless you’re a hoarder, it’s perfectly normal to have a prized collection, large or small, that brings back memories or simply provides …

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Sarah Ruhl: “This is the ultimate age of Narcissus” | Books

JAmerican playwright Sarah Ruhl, 48, had recently given birth to twins when she discovered, after a lactation consultant noticed that one of her eyes was falling out, that something was seriously wrong with them. his face. In his wonderful memoirs Smile: the story of a face (out in paperback September …

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5 New Books About Growing Up Like A Pro

Growing up, many of us assumed adults had it all figured out. They seemed so sure of who they were and what they believed in, and we surely thought our own adult lives would be the same. Fast forward a decade or three, and suddenly we’ve grown up ourselves – …

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Henry Anderson’s Collection of Golden Age Comics 1938-1947 to be sold Oct. 1 by Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers

DC Comics Detective Comics #38 features the origin and first appearance of Batman’s trusted sidekick Robin, The Boy Wonder. It is rated CGC 3.0 (estimated between $20,000 and $30,000). The copy of DC Comics Wonder Woman #1 features the first appearance of Ares and an account of Wonder Woman’s origin. …

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Announcement of the winners of the Children’s Literature Environment Prize and the Karajia Prize 2022

September 16, 2022 @booksandpublishing The Wilderness Society has announced the winners of the 2022 Environment Prize for Children’s Literature and the inaugural Karajia Prize for First Nations Children’s Storytelling. The winners in each category are: Illustrated Fiction (co-winners) Share (Aunty Fay Muir & Sue Lawson, illustrations by Leanne Mulgo Watson, …

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The Banned Books Index makes a fine reading list

The Index of Forbidden Books: Four Centuries of Struggle Over Word and Image for the Greater Glory of God Robin Vose Reactionp. 352£25 In a classic paradox of bureaucracy, the Banned Books Index only really took off when its original task became impossible. As early as the 17th century, Robin …

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