Monthly Archives: November 2021

Books by LM Montgomery that are not “Anne … the house of green gables”

More than a century after Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote 1908 Anne of the Green Gables, popular culture has been invaded by “soul mates”. In the past five years alone, Anne-mania has produced a three-part TV adaptation and a Netflix series called Anne with an E. The latter proved so popular …

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LETTER: Reading books is a surefire way to learn about difficult subjects

Dear Editor: My family moved here in 2000, shortly after the devastating fires, which gave me the privilege of attending Wadsworth Elementary School and Buddy Taylor Middle School before they were united, High School Flagler Palm Coast for a year, and finally, the privilege of being Matanzas High School’s first …

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The new white robbery: banning books that reveal uncomfortable truths

The Kansas Reflector hosts opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of broadening the conversation about how public policy affects the daily lives of people across our state. Gretchen Eick is an author, educator and publisher in Wichita. Once again, Texas is throwing its weight like an overgrown and …

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New books from Questlove and Kelefa Sanneh explore 50 years of music history

Chicago Band’s Most Attractive Album of Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Roots Drummer Says at Beginning of New Book Music is a story, is Chicago III. It’s not because he had the biggest hits – “25 or 6 to 4” and “Saturday in the Park” are on other albums. That’s because he …

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The gift of reading: books to give for the holidays | Home + Life + Health

“My two border towns” “The forgotten botanist” “Little pieces of hope” “Arizona Natural Points of Interest” Arizona Daily Star Remember the good old days, when newspapers like this ran a box every day to remind us how many days of shopping were left until Christmas? For the record, the number …

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These 5 books make great holiday gifts, says Bill Gates

If you are considering giving books as holiday gifts to coworkers, clients, friends, or family this year, Bill Gates has a few recommendations for you. Gates, a notoriously voracious reader, says he read many great books in 2021. But those five were especially enjoyable, he writes, and would make great …

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Save 30% on GolfLogix Green Reading Books for Black Friday

Through: Zephyr Melton November 26, 2021 Black Friday shopping is here, and there are plenty of deals to boost your golf game. Black Friday is here, and with it comes tons of savings opportunities. If you’re looking to splash a few bucks on something to up your game, you’re in …

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Children’s literature, an initiative to attract children to reading books

Bahawalpur – A one-day festival for children was held at Government Girls Junior Model High School in Bahawalpur under the auspices of District Education Authority Bahawalpur and Education and Awareness. Education South Punjab Dr. Ehtesham Anwar Mehar, Deputy Commissioner Irfan Ali Kathia, CEO Education and Awareness Bella Raza Jamil, Pakistan …

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Wilbur Smith: Prolific Thriller Writer Who Has Sold 140 Million Books

Wilbur Smith was a bestselling author whose swashbuckling thrillers set in Africa portrayed the continent as a place of heroes, adventure and romance. Smith, who died aged 88, had written 49 novels, sold some 140 million copies during his lifetime and was fortunate enough to see a number of them …

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8 new books we recommend this week

BOTH / ET: A life in several worlds, by Huma Abedin. (Scribner, $ 30.) Hillary Clinton’s longtime aide talks about the 2016 election and the very public dissolution of her marriage in these memoir. Abedin shows readers what it was like to be in rooms where decisions are made while …

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7 of the best science photography books to put on your coffee table in 2021

Whether you’re a budding wildlife photographer or shopping for a gift for that friend who has everything, these amazingly illustrated books look great on a coffee table or lab bench – and they’re great reads, too. Each has bright, color images that show expertly captured weather phenomena, 3D representations of …

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Houghton Library features children’s books in the opening exhibit

With the extensive collection from children’s books donated by Peter J. Solomon ’60, MBA ’63, the newly renovated Houghton Library could have opened an exhibition of the genre’s “greatest hits”. Among other treasures, the Salomon collection includes the first editions of Lewis Carroll Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and that of …

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Books open minds; Iowa school books ban shuts them down

A wave of complaints primarily about the sexual content in the books in the Des Moines area public school library caused, for most observers, a few nods, but not much to say about it. ‘other. Districts tend to have good processes for sorting out these things. And “How young is …

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8 new books coming in December

“Les ballerinas”, by Rachel Kapelke-Dale (St. Martin’s, December 7) In this first thriller, three dancers try to hide their secrets from the Paris Opera Ballet. Delphine is back in Paris after years in St. Petersburg, choreographing a new ballet and hoping to reconcile with her old friends, but their shared …

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Not All Boys Are Blue Author George M. Johnson Says Banning Books Cannot Erase Our Truth | New

The ancestors will tell you, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him you have a plan. This is the best way I could describe my experience posting my memoir Not all boys are blue. For months, I prepared for a book tour and book release party to celebrate …

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10 classic books that were banned

From the Bible to Harry potter, some of the world’s most popular books have been challenged for reasons ranging from violence to occult connotations. In honor of National Book Lover’s Day, here’s a look at 10 classic books that have sparked controversy. 1. THE CALL OF NATURE Call of the …

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Reading books on the phone with my grandson made us both feel good

First Person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Got a story to tell? Check out our guidelines on tgam.ca/guidedissertation. Illustration by Marley Allen-Ash When my 54 year old wife passed away in 2015, I found myself with a gaping hole of loneliness in my life. My adult sons …

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The Fiji Times »Launch of Indigenous Storybooks

The launch of 10 Indigenous storybooks last Wednesday is expected to help boost the study and teaching of Indigenous languages. Speaking at the book launch, Fiji Institute for Indigenous Studies Executive Director Emitai Boladuadua said the book launch would foster and advance indigenous research approaches to cultural knowledge, epistemologies, iTaukei …

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Jane Austen’s classic books seem oddly relevant today

Jane Austen’s classic books seem oddly relevant today Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon …

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Classic books to read: “The Sundial” by Shirley Jackson

After concluding “HangedI can definitely say that I fell in love with Shirley Jackson’s writing and her scathing reviews of American society. Then, while searching for another captivating read, I came across one of Jackson’s most comical works: “The Sundial” (1958). The novel is an absurd, dynamically constructed ride with …

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PGA Tour supports green reading books change in 2022

A big change could happen to the PGA Tour from January 1, 2022. And no, this time around, we’re not talking about a rival golf league backed by Saudi Arabia. On Monday evening, a note sent to PGA Tour members and caddies circulated on Twitter, highlighting a potential new rule …

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PGA Tour to Put Restrictions on Green Reading Books

As of January 1, 2022, players participating in PGA Tour events will no longer be able to use the controversial and highly detailed eco-reading books in their current form. A long overdue decision to “return to a position where players and caddies use only their skills, judgment and feel” to …

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Why the PGA Tour’s Proposed New Rule on Green Reading Books Could Be Rather Difficult to Enforce Golf News and Tour Information

The PGA Tour took a big step towards banning green reading books on Monday when it sent out a memo to players and caddies outlining the details of a proposed new rule. According to the memo, a copy of which was obtained by Golf Digest, the new tournament rules, currently …

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