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Out West Books staff suggestions for your next good read

As part of The Colorado Sun’s literature section – SunLit – we feature staff picks at bookstores statewide. >> Click here for more SunLit Jthe bookstore of his week: Out West Books, 533 Main Street, Grand Junction outwestbooks.co | @outwestbooks on Twitterinstagram Downstream: Towards the Western Water Future By Heather …

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Find an old list of favorite books hidden on the shelves – Orange County Register

Back in the pre-internet days, when the caterwaul of a dial-up modem was still just an incredibly irritating dream, books were the place to go when we wanted to explore provocative material. Like lists. (What did you think I meant?) Lists are provocative for the following reasons: 1) What’s on …

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FT Weekend: Our summer books and films special

This week is our summer of spectacular books and movies, full of recommendations for things to read and watch. First, Lilah is joined by literary editors Fred Studemann and Laura Battle to explore the FT’s Summer Books special. They suggest a range of light summer reads, sharp non-fiction, deep dives, …

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The best recent sci-fi and fantasy – review summary | science fiction books

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s Daughter of Doctor Moreau (Jo Fletcher, £16.99)Based on HG Wells’ classic tale, a version set not on an unknown island, but in Yucatán, Mexico, in 1871, after the indigenous Maya people refuse to work any longer for their European oppressors. This Doctor Moreau is dependent on the Izalde …

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First Second Books / Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group San Diego Comic-Con 2022 Signings

There’s no doubt that Young Adult Fiction (YA) is one of the most popular genres this side of Panem, moving over to adult readers as well. Nowhere is that more apparent than at San Diego Comic-Con where publishers’ booths are jam-packed with great content and fanatical readers. One of the …

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Bookchat – I need new comfort books

these don’t really look like comfort books, but they are in a comfortable chair……. Welcome to bookchat! Where you can talk about anything; books, plays, essays and audio books. You don’t need to read a book to come in, sit down and chat with us. I’ve loved The Lord of …

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Hearing to determine if Virginia Beach school library books are obscene scheduled for August – The Virginian-Pilot

VIRGINIA BEACH — A hearing on whether two books from Virginia Beach school libraries are obscene is scheduled for later next month. Former congressional candidate Tommy Altman and his attorney, Del. Tim Anderson, want a judge to rule that Maia Kobabe’s “Gender Queer: A Memoir” and Sarah J. Maas’ “A …

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Hellenic Cypriot Cultural Association Shares 3 Free eBooks

The advent of eBooks has made it easier than ever to carry an entire library with you wherever you go. While there’s nothing like the feel of a real book, turning page after page, engrossed in the story, e-books can be a quick and easy way to read virtually any …

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Novelist and former Guardian journalist Susie Steiner dies aged 51 | Books

Novelist and former Guardian journalist Susie Steiner, best known for crime series Manon Bradshaw, has died aged 51. A tweet posted to her account on Sunday said: “Susie passed away yesterday after being diagnosed with a brain tumor three years ago. She lived through her illness with courage and good …

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You can get your hands on four free books in Nottingham this month, all thanks to City of Literature

Free books. Isn’t that every reader’s dream? Well, here in Nottingham it’s about to become a reality with City of Literature’s Big City Reads campaign – the project aims to give away four free titles to anyone interested. Chosen by a selection of City of Literature Youth Ambassadors, the books …

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Why the Benue Book Arts Festival needs more support

At the fourth edition of the Benue Books and Arts Festival (BBAAF), although attendance seemed thinner than usual and half of the guest artists were absent, the conversations, which are relevant to contemporary times, flowed freely and intelligently, alongside the inclusion of the younger generation. With a focus on the …

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Book review: A hunting trip turns deadly when a blizzard hits | Books and Literature

BRUCE DESILVA Associated Press It’s reunion week in Iceland for Daniel, Armann, Gunnlaugur and Helena, who were tight in college and like to get together every year or so to drink a lot and catch up. They all have problems. Daniel lied about the poor state of his acting career. …

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

In this series, we’re asking authors, Guardian writers and readers to share what they’ve read recently. This month’s recommendations include brilliant short story collections, impressive Irish writing and an unwavering war narrative. Tell us what you read in the comments. Sinéad Gleeson, writer Gwendolyn Brooks was an amazing poet and …

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10 books to dig into this summer

Victoria Spratt is a fierce journalist, activist and housing rights activist. From his days to the deceased Debriefingwhere she led a massively successful campaign to ban letting agent fees, to her job today as I popr Housing Correspondent, documenting the schisms in tenants’ lives made deeper by conservative Britain, there …

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Swann’s book and autograph sale hits history

New York auction NEW YORK CITY — Bidders’ curiosity was piqued by a book and autograph sale at the Swann Auction Galleries on June 16 that revealed a mother lode of historic gems. Important documents from world leaders, including a selection of more than 40 US presidential autographs from a …

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Frank Moorhouse, Australian author and essayist, dies aged 83 | Australian books

Frank Moorhouse, the acclaimed Australian author and essayist best known for the Edith trilogy, has died aged 83. His publisher, Penguin Random House, confirmed on Sunday that he died that morning in a hospital in Sydney. The author of 18 books, in addition to screenplays and essays, Moorhouse has explored …

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Op-Ed: Republicans Ban Books About Historical Truths Their Own Leaders Have Apologized For

On a recent outing, my wife and I attended a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Righting a Wrong”. In the modest confines of a single room at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, the exhibit chronicled an epic tragedy: the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants as …

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My Life in Books: Bernie McGill

Bernie McGill is a novelist and short story writer from Co Derry. Her book The Watch House was nominated for the Ireland/European Union Literature Prize in 2019. Her new collection of short stories, This Train is For, has just been published by No Alibis Press. We are not in the …

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List of Best Biblioracle Books of 2022 (So Far)

Somehow, we’re halfway through 2022, which has resulted in a series of lists of the best books of 2022 so far, including from Barnes & Noble and Esquire. Far be it from me to let anyone else have a head start on what books we should be talking about at …

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Making History: Six Books That Embrace the 1970s ‹ Literary Hub

It’s almost shocking to believe that what was once electric literature of the 1970s has now become historical fiction. Fifty years in the past, it’s no longer what we thought was cutting edge, though it was the era of women’s rights, gay rights, Watergate, the Vietnam War, and funds of …

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Gorham educators defend controversial posters, books dealing with sexuality

Some Gorham educators are defending posters on gender identity and a coming-of-age memoir recently challenged by parents, saying the material prepares students for a complex world. District community members, including at least two parents, argue that some of the books in the high school library are not age-appropriate for some …

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Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruthi and Sahitya Academy Complete Digitization of 84 Books | Mangaluru News

Mangaluru: In an attempt to popularize, protect and preserve the language, as well as to obtain ISO language code, the Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruthi and Sahitya Academy finished on digitization of 84 lbs. Bharathesha Alasandemajalu, a member of the Academy, said that books published from 1968 to the most recent, including …

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George Orwell: biography, life, books, death and 1984

George Orwell: a brief biography When was he born? Eric Arthur Blair was born in Motihari, in the northeast of India, on June 25, 1903, and grew up in England. Education After graduating from Eton College, he spent five years in the Imperial Police in Burma (now Myanmar), which left …

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7 exciting books by black authors you need to read now

From the moment authors of African descent put history to paper, they were expected to write with a single goal in mind – the battle for freedom. Former slaves used the feather to represent the terror of the Middle Passage and the cruelty of the sociopathic master. They recounted harrowing …

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Banning books won’t censor thoughts and ideas

“How wonderful that no one has to wait a single moment before they start making the world a better place.” These are the uplifting words of a young Jewish teenager, Anne Frank, who you might remember from school if you were lucky enough to be in a school district that …

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‘Lapvona’ by Ottessa Moshfegh, Riley Sager, Ed Yong among 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. ‘Lappish’ By Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press, fiction) What is it about : Little Marek, an abused shepherd and motherless in a disaster-ridden village, is …

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UVA acquires valuable collection of rare Chinese books

Barbara Heritage, Associate Director and Curator of Rare Book School’s Collections, said: “The Guanhailou Collection offers a broad yet deep look at China’s book culture – not only its technical innovations, which were numerous, but also how the culture of writing, printing, and book-making developed widely in China and then …

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Hawthorne NJ student writes four books during COVID pandemic

HAWTHORNE — The pandemic has spawned hardship, misery and suffering, but in the fertile mind of Paul Duerr, it has also produced a Civil War military hero. His name is Brigadier General William Johnson. As the central character in Duerr’s new book, “1864,” the military leader beats the snot out …

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Books and Words for Bloomsday

These suitably dressed ladies enjoy Bloomsday outside Davy Byrne’s Pub in Dublin. RollingNews.ie June 16, 2022 by Irish Echo Staff To mark Bloomsday and the centenary of the publication of James Joyce’s literary masterpiece, “Ulysses”, Irish Consulates in the United States are participating in the Global Joycean Book Giveaway. In …

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Independent bookstores like Laura Romani’s Los Amigos Books in Berwyn are growing, diversifying: American Booksellers Association

Laura Romani, a Chicago resident with a background in education and library science, was considering a career change. “I was home a few years ago, reflecting on all the experience I’ve gained and how I wanted to contribute to the Latin American community while allowing myself to be myself and …

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7 libraries to discover in Dubai

If in doubt, go to the library… It might be the digital age, but there’s nothing quite like snuggling up with a strong coffee and a good book in hand. Feeding our literary addiction by buying new ones all the time can be expensive, but luckily there are several libraries …

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Books to celebrate Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the perfect day for camping, flying a kite, having a barbecue… or reading a book? This holiday is a great reminder of the importance of strong, positive father figures and male role models. The following books feature fathers (or grandfathers) who bring strength, protection, and love to their …

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Nooks for Books: Rare and Relevant Finds for New and Used Book Lovers | The best of Taos

To enter the op. cit. Books at John Dunn Plaza in Taos is like stepping into a respite of literature filled with light, warm hues and maze. (And cookbooks, maps, and calendars, oh my!) With the comfy couch and chairs upstairs for lounging, and the familiar faces of the small …

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5 Best Jhumpa Lahiri Books You Must Read

5 Best Jhumpa Lahiri Books You Must Read June 13, 2022, 12:57 p.m. 2 minute read Jhumpa Lahiri’s works mainly focus on the cultural conflicts faced by immigrants and which she herself has gone through. (Photo credit: Flickr) Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian-American author known for her short stories, essays, …

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The Best LGBTQ+ Books of 2022, According to Lambda Literary

The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the winners of its annual Lambda Literary Awards, also known as the “Lammys”. The 24 winners of the LGBTQ+ award were chosen from 120 finalists in categories including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Although the event was posted online, acting …

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Best-selling books of the week ending June 5 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending June 4. 1. “Workout Partners” • John Grisham 2. “Meant To Be” • Emily Giffin 3. “Night Work” • Nora Roberts 4. “22 Seconds” • Patterson/Paetro 5. “Run, Rose, Run” • Parton/Patterson 6. “Dream City” • David Baldacci 7. “Clive …

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Harry Potter books have new covers

Pottermore Publishing, the digital publisher of JK Rowling’s Wizarding World franchise, announced this week that the Harry Potter novels have new covers coming to e-books and audiobooks, aiming to update the design of the franchise. . As with digital movies, it’s not uncommon for e-books and the like to change …

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‘Love & Virtue’ wins ABIA Book of the Year 2022

June 10, 2022 @booksandpublishing The winners of the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2022 have been announced. Diana Reid’s first novel Love & Virtue won overall ABIA Book of the Year as well as Literary Fiction Book of the Year. Written in 2020 just after Reid graduated from college, the …

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The Bookseller – News – Harper, Ozeki and Saint among Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award finalists

Books by Elodie Harper, Ruth Ozeki and Jennifer Saint are among 12 titles selected by Goldboro Books for its 2022 Glass Bell Prize for Contemporary Fiction. Harper made the list with The wolf’s lair (Apollo), while Saint Ariadne (Wildfire) is also up for the award. Ozeki made the list with …

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launches ‘600 Books of Hope’ donation initiative for Uvalde students | News

Read about a student book donation project in Uvalde, TX; an appeal to Congress from the education community; News Literacy Project Educator and Student of the Year; and IMLS research on public libraries during the pandemic in this edition of News Bites. Book donation project for students in Uvalde, Texas …

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Intrepid travel book author Dervla Murphy dies at 90

Placeholder while loading article actions Dervla Murphy, an Irish travel writer who got her started prodigious career with an epic 1963 solo bicycle journey across Europe to India and went on to explore vast swathes of the developing world on foot – defying social expectations of women along the way …

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Nampa School Board, Staff and Parents Discuss Way Forward for Disputed Books | Local News

NAMPA — Two people dressed as handmaids from Margaret Atwood’s novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” walked into the Nampa School District’s boardroom and took their seats in the front row of the audience. Each held a copy of this book. So began Monday night’s special council business session that included a …

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Pushkin House 10th Annual Book Award Shortlists Ten Books

Each year, the Pushkin House in London awards a prize to the best non-fiction book about or from the Russian-speaking world published in English. Over the past few years, they’ve vetted the dozens, if not hundreds, of contenders for a short list of six books for their jury to read, …

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KYD Announces New Australian Fiction Contributors, New Publisher

June 6, 2022 @booksandpublishing Kill your darlings (KYD) announced the contributors to its annual anthology of short stories, New Australian Fiction. New Australian Fiction 2022the fourth anthology in the series, is the first edited by Suzy Garcia, who succeeds the author and KYD editor Rebecca Starford. ‘In 2021, working as …

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Here are my 12 books you should read before you leave this world

This week’s ‘defection’ dramas, theatrical comedies from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and other tantalizing news are spurring a return to politics despite the declaration of a ‘political fast’. However, we remain determined to survive abstinence. Therefore, this week’s column focuses on a very marginalized habit in Kenya, and I’m …

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Maine Voices: Building houses from banned books? A modest proposal…

With limited housing options and high wood costs, how about just using forbidden books? Given the lack of affordable housing and the recent plethora of literature deemed inappropriate for today’s youth, there is one logical solution that I am shocked no one has proposed: the banned books infrastructure. Before throwing …

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NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults finalists announced

June 2, 2022 @booksandpublishing The finalists for the 2022 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. The shortlists in each category, chosen from a record 199 entries, are: picture book Grumpy Bumblebee (David Elliot, GeckoPress) Lion keeps the cake (Ruth Paul, scholastic) My cat can …

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Everything he knows about business he learned in baseball – Monterey Herald

CARMEL VALLEY – He calls it a hobby. Others might call it an inspiration, a passion, a fascination, a pleasure. Bob Steinberg is intrigued by how things work. Founder and president of an instrumentation company that manufactures gas mass flow meters, he is both determined to reduce energy costs, increase …

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Keane on the books: Literary gems are showcased for a steamy summer of stories

A busy week began with a visit to the Speranza tent in Merrion Square Park, the venue for the Literary Village of the Dublin International Literature Festival, which ends today. French author Alice Zeniter and Irish translator Frank Wynne have been declared winners of the Dublin Literary Award 2022, sponsored …

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Books: Missing Bridgerton? So why not take A Lady’s Guide To Fortune-Hunting…

1. A Lady’s Guide To Fortune-Hunting by Sophie Irwin is published in hardcover by HarperCollins, priced at £14.99 (ebook £7.99). The season’s diamond, A Lady’s Guide To Fortune-Hunting is a Regency-style romantic comedy with all the classic character tropes, plenty of scandal, and more than a hint of sass. Sophie …

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Science fiction, fantasy, thriller? Books we love but can’t define

Silvia Moreno-Garcia & Lavie Tidhar THE WASHINGTON POST — Staying on a path and picking a genre is common advice for aspiring writers. But in literature, all the rules can be broken. Many great writers make us wonder which shelf their book should occupy: science fiction, fantasy, thriller or… miscellaneous? …

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Harold Jonas Scofield publishes two spiritual and inspiring books: the first devoted to the power of God in the face of adversity, the second a tribute to the inspiring life of Tupac Shakur

“Troubled But Determined God Is Not Happily Ending” and Harold Jonas Scofield’s “Paradise Accomplished Consciously Creatively” have been released worldwide. Both books are collections of quotes, acronyms and life advice that transcend cultural boundaries and convey a message of hope, equality and growth. Emphasizing faith and healing through uplifting and …

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The Worst Classic Book Covers

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. It’s always good news when books fall into the public domain. They are no longer subject to copyright constraints, so they become freely available on various electronic libraries, like Serial Reader and Librivox, …

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11 books to turn to when things fall apart

“You only miss one person, and the whole world is empty.” As human beings we have a lot to lose. Too much, one might say. Death, heartbreak, miscarriage – all presented as facts of life, but when loss seeks you out and hits you, it’s deeply personal. People will ask …

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NFT, Greek myths, Hayao Miyazaki

With summer approaching, the rich are preparing their lists of inspirational beach readings. And this year, their Goyard tote bags are likely to be filled with books on innovation, technology and the Greek gods. JP Morgan Private Bank on Tuesday announced its 23rd annual summer reading list, which has become …

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5 Books That Inspired Me To Be A Writer (Or Made Me Stick To It)

We ask our fellow TPMers to share their own personal reading recommendations: the books they love or that have shaped their lives.Comment below with some of your favorites! Additionally, you can still purchase any of the books by visiting our TPM Bookshop profile page. Associate Editor Nicole Lafond is in …

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2022 ABIA Shortlists Announced | Books+Publishing

May 23, 2022 @booksandpublishing The shortlists for the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2022 have been announced. The shortlisted books in each category are: General Fiction Book of the Year Literary Fiction Book of the Year Overall Non-Fiction Book of the Year Love stories (Trent Dalton, Harper Collins) She’s on …

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SCRF 2022: UAEBBY celebrates the “Mexican Council on Books for Young People” – News

The Mexican delegation included renowned authors Antonio Malpica and Juan Gedovius Published: Sun 22 May 2022, 15:34 The UAE Council on Books for Young People (UAEBBY) celebrated the Mexican Council on Books for Young People at the 13th edition of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF). Marwa Al Aqroubi, President …

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Best-selling books of the week ending May 15 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending May 14. 1. “22 Seconds” • Patterson/Paetro 2. “The Summer Place” • Jennifer Weiner 3. “Dream City” • David Baldacci 4. “Run, Rose, Run” • Parton/Patterson 5. “The Lioness” • Chris Bohjalian 6. “Book of the Night” • Holly Black …

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Kim Stanley Robinson shares the books he loves – and a story that got better with age – Orange County Register

Spending a Saturday listening to authors discuss their work while you eat lunch and chat with other readers sounds pretty good right now. That’s happening tomorrow at the Pasadena Convention Center as the 14th annual Pasadena Women’s Author Festival returns after a two-year absence. The festival features a stellar cast …

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Ukrainian President Zelenskiy’s life story told in new comic

Ukraine President Volodymyr ZelenskyThe life story of – from comedian to wartime leader – received the graphic novel treatment in TidalWave Comics’ latest biography, “Political Power: Volodymyr Zelenskyy.” The glossy 22-page paper, published on Wednesday, chronicles how Zelenskiy, who once played a fictional president on a TV show, seized power …

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Review in Brief: New Books by Graham Caveney, Giles Tremlett, Charlotte Van den Broeck and Chitra Ramaswamy

From Agoraphobia by Graham CaveneyPicador, 208 pages, £12.99 “If we’re talking about agoraphobia, we’re talking about books,” writes author Graham Caveney in this short but voluminous tome exploring his all-consuming fear of open spaces. Confined to his home, he escapes through reading. The first agoraphobe he encountered through a book, …

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Battle of the Banned Books: The author of a book on the “to destroy” list visits Rapid City

RAPID CITY, SD — Earlier this month, five books were placed on Rapid City-area schools’ list of surplus property to be destroyed. In a statement, the district said it was because the books contained “explicit and inappropriate sexual content.” Those who oppose it say it is a group of people …

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Green leaves Meanjin | Books+Publishing

May 17, 2022 @booksandpublishing Meanjin editor Jonathan Green has announced that the December 2022 edition of the literary journal will be his last. Green, who has held the position since 2015, is the 11th editor in the magazine’s 81-year history. “It has been a great privilege to edit a publication …

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Adults are revisiting these favorite childhood books – PR News Blog

By Aleksandra Vayntraub // SWNSNEWS COPY WITH VIDEO + INFOGRAPHICSMore than half (54%) of Americans say they return to their childhood by reading the books they loved as children, including 62% of people over 77.A new survey asked 2,000 American adults about their favorite childhood picture books and found Stan …

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State government to reprint Savarkar’s books: CM | Goa News

Panaji: Most of our country’s history is Western propaganda forced upon us. Veer Savarkar is an unsung hero of Indian freedom struggle but part of the population has only been spreading lies, lies and hatred against him. The Goa government will reprint Savarkar’s books and distribute them to libraries in …

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Fun Home, Maus, and the Legacy of Indecent Comics

Recently, there has been a surge in failed and successful attempts to ban certain graphic novels from schools and libraries across the United States. In late March, a Tennessee school board’s decision to ban Art Spigeleman’s Maus as its “inappropriate” depictions of nudity and violence sent shockwaves through the literary …

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How Books and Literature Can Support the Rehabilitation of Indian Prisoners

We have a task for all of you. In late October, the first year of the pandemic, activist Devangana Kalita wrote outside. “Please ask women’s organizations and feminist publishers to donate literature, books and pamphlets to Tihar Prison No. 6 so that we can enrich and diversify the library. By …

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Best reference books and apps of 2022 May

This list is for the best reference books and apps. We’ll do our best to make sure you understand this Best Reference Books and Apps list. I hope you like this list Best reference books and apps. So let’s start: Table of Contents: Best Reference Books and Apps The quote …

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Brighton Festival: a strong global program of books and debates

Michael Rosen The Brighton Festival continues its reputation as a leading platform to engage in lively discussion and debate with 35 books and debate events for all ages from 7-29 May. Spokesperson Claire Andrews said: “Highlights include one of this year’s Festival co-directors, Syrian architect and author Marwa Al-Sabouni, examining …

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Polk Schools will discuss the future of 16 books pulled from libraries

LAKELAND, Fla. — The future of 16 books pulled from the shelves of Polk County Public Schools school libraries could be decided by school board members in two Tuesday meetings. In a business session at 3:30 p.m., Superintendent Frederick Heid is expected to share his recommendation with the board to …

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The Power of Image: How Early French Humanists Harnessed Imagery in Books

LAWRENCE – Fits around 15 artworkandilluminated manuscripts of the last century, Anne Hedeman includes 183 color illustrations in her new book. The stunning art serves to exemplify the author’s groundbreaking scholarship, which details the power these images once had in proposing a humanistic worldview – as opposed to strictly religious …

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“The Unwritten Books”: Best of National Poetry Month

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, here are some of the Artsweek staff’s favorite poems! Audrey Kenyon/Daily Nexus “Looks Like a Boy” by Jamaal May Why do guns look so phallic and why are almost all mass shooters male? Jamaal May’s poem ‘Looks Like a Boy’ reveals guns …

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Navy’s top admiral quietly removes ‘woke’ books from NOC’s reading list

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Admiral Mike Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations for the United States (CNO), has released an update to the CNO’s Professional Reading Program. Gone from the list are the socially progressive books that inflamed the ire of conservatives last year. Books like Ibram X. Kendi bestseller How …

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Best-selling books of the week ending May 1 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending April 30. 1. “Dream City” • David Baldacci 2. “Run, Rose, Run” • Parton/Patterson 3. “The City on Fire” • Don Winslow 4. “Magnificent” • Danielle Steel 5. “The Good Left Unfinished” • Adriana Trigiani 6. “The Investigator” • John …

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Haryana board changes Grades 6-10 history books to be more India focused

The Haryana School Education Board (BSEH) has practically released new history books for grades 6 to 10. The state board has made major changes to the history books curriculum starting from this new academic session. The old history e-books have been removed from the council website and the link of …

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RSU 40 critics defied the books again – Knox County VillageSoup

UNION – Community and council members raised concerns about two books from the Medomak Valley High School library at the Regional School Unit 40 board meeting on Thursday, May 5 . Superintendent Steve Nolan said the books had already been reviewed in accordance with district policy and were still part …

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Eggers offers replacements for South Dakota’s banned books

Best-selling author Dave Eggers is giving high school students in South Dakota’s second-largest city free copies of his book ‘The Circle’ and copies of four books by other authors that have been pulled from schools in the district ByThe Associated Press May 5, 2022, 9:09 PM • 3 minute read …

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The Schofield event offers books and a haircut to the student body

May 4 – Haircuts and hundreds of free books were part of the action this week at Schofield Middle School, in a one-of-a-kind event for the entire student body. “Kids…buy books,” said seventh-grader Allen Cummings, an honor student who was selected to help with Tuesday’s event. “Whatever book they want, …

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Top 10 Wilderness Stories | Books

JWilderness is generally thought of as an environment that opposes human culture – a large geographic ecosystem that has not been significantly modified or influenced by human activity. It is precisely for this reason that humans tend to idealize it from a distance, relishing in a notion of wilderness that …

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5 books to offer for Mother’s Day

HOUSTON – One of the best gifts moms can get for Mother’s Day, this is a great book where they can relax and escape the stresses of their daily lives. And with so many options to choose from, book influencer Cindy Burnett, host of the Thoughts from a Page podcast, …

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Navya Nanda and Shweta Bachchan talk about books on Instagram and we took notes

Navya Nanda with her mother Shweta Bachchan. (courtesy: navyananda) Navya Naveli Nanda’s love for reading is evident in her social media posts. And that should come as no surprise given her family’s close association with art and literature. While her great-grandfather Harivansh Rai Bachchan is one of the most prolific …

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Books slide down Vernon curling rink for mega sale – Vernon Morning Star

After a two-year wait, the Friends of the Library are thrilled to hold their annual May Book Sale at the Vernon Curling Club from May 5-7. Available books represent all categories in the library, including videos and CDs. “Also, locals have been very generous with book donations when they’ve downsized …

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A teacher who has written over 100 books

Rakib Ahmad Zia, a political science professor from central Kashmir, is the author of over 100 books covering various topics. A native of Naroo Budgam, he is the author of books related to political science, general knowledge and various contests for students as well as the teaching community. Currently, he …

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Adrian Matejka will be Poetry magazine’s first black editor

Poetry magazine, one of the oldest and most most important literary publications, will have a black editor for the first time. Adrian Matejka, educator, former Indiana State Laureate and award-winning poet, takes office May 16. “I couldn’t be more humbled or excited to be the new editor of Poetry,” Matejka, …

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