Monthly Archives: January 2022

BOOKS: Small-town intrigue fuels a new mystery | Books & Literature

Jane Ammeson Times correspondent The story of an ever-increasing scrutiny of emails, letters and documents by two young lawyers at the behest of their supervisor, “The Appeal” tells the story of a small-town fundraising appeal for a little girl’s life-saving cancer treatment and all the machinations that go with it. …

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Five Classic Books That Never Get Old | Life + Entertainment

Books lie on shelves on the fifth floor on January 27 at the Central Library. The central library is open 24 hours a day to students. Photo by Marilyn Schoneboom Classic books can be re-read a million times and readers can gain a new perspective each time. Whenever you want …

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Divine Diversions: Western Books – C&I Magazine

Lose yourself in the pages of these western books recommended by the THIS crew. Here has THIS, we take reading seriously. Take a peek inside each office at our head office and you‘You’ll find a shelf (or two) lined with literary wonders. So putting together our favorite Western books for …

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Stream songs, read books are political statements this week

Parents are urged to report teachers who teach “objectionable” material. It may be the information age, but there have never been more questions about who can get what information and from where. Here is a group of stories from this week. Spotify picks Joe Rogan after Neil Young’s ultimatum Earlier …

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21 Best Classic Books of All Time – Classic Literature Everyone Will Love

rd.com, through amazon.com (9) Read your way through these classic books Storytelling has been around since the dawn of time, and through it all, humans have woven stories of love, hate, morality, and culture. With the advent of book printing – historians point to first millennium China as the origin …

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Pressure mounts to ban classic books from schools

Jasmine Cooper, Joe Donlon Job : January 27, 2022 / 8:37 p.m. CST | Update: January 27, 2022 / 9:35 p.m. CST CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — There is growing momentum across the country to ban books from classrooms that some consider inappropriate. But is it valid? Many books, including classics …

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Great Lakes Credit Union CEO and staff spent the holidays reading books to elementary school children

Having a dream and working together to achieve those dreams was the key takeaway for Great Lakes Credit Union President and CEO Steve Bugg during a special virtual book-reading event focused on Martin Luther King Jr. Sixteen Great Lakes Credit Union volunteers, including Bugg, read virtually via Zoom on Jan. …

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McDonald’s rewrites the record books in 2021

Just over a year ago, CEO Chris Kempczinski proclaimed that McDonald’s was entering its “next big chapter.” And he wasn’t wrong. The burger giant’s system-wide sales rose 21% to more than $112 billion last year, a new record. Additionally, U.S. same-store sales increased 13.8% in 2021 year-over-year, outpacing the 0.4% …

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Claire Heuchan: 2022 – My year of reading lesbian and bisexual women’s books

2022 might just be the time I manage to keep a New Year’s resolution. This year, I’m reading books by lesbian and bisexual women. I won’t say “only”, because that implies a limitation. In fact, I can imagine few things more liberating and delightful than a year spent eating on …

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Anna Della Subin’s Accidental Gods – weird deities | history books

Jone look was enough. In 1974, Prince Philip was returning from vacation in the South Pacific when he became a god. Midway through the voyage, the royal yacht Britannia was anchored off the island of Aneityum. Villagers from Tanna, a nearby island, paddled in their canoes to catch a glimpse …

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Daylight Books: Bruce Haley: Home Fires

“It’s not the end of the world, but you can see it from here.” —Bruce Haley Home Fires: Volume I, The Past, released last year, explored the agriculturally rich San Joaquin Valley, where famed war and documentary photographer Bruce Haley spent his childhood. In this brand new Home Fires: Volume …

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The Best Cozy Bars for Reading Books While Sipping Cocktails in the Seattle Area

Seattle is a city of books; it regularly tops the lists of most book buyers per capita, has a popular library system and is home to dozens of independent and original bookstores. In 2017, the city was even designated UNESCO City of Literature. Faced with long, rainy winters, Seattle residents …

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The glorious pleasure of proofreading

The other night things got morbid over the second bottle of wine. “What book have you just accepted that you will never read before you die?” asked someone, maybe me. The range of responses was wide, but the consensus was clear: life is simply too short to read. Finnegans Wake. …

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What We’re Reading, Weekly Bestsellers, and Author Interviews – Orange County Register

If you love books, authors, and smart recommendations for things to read or give as gifts, Book Pages, our new weekly newsletter for Southern California readers, gives you all that and more. I read the same book every night for years, its repetition becoming almost meditative even as it put …

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The best classical music books released in 2022 so far

Always talk to your friends by Alex Ross The rest of the noise or show your damaged copy of Clemence Burton-Hill Year of Wonder: Classical Music for Everyday? Maybe you are looking for a new set of books for your nightstand? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here …

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ASK ELLIE: Reading books can provide answers about toxic parenting

Reader’s comment on the topic of parenting that hurts rather than helps: Dr. Susan Forward’s Toxic Parenting is one of the best books and manuals I have ever come across. I have passed on many copies throughout my own years of therapy, to so many tortured souls. I am the …

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Art books to cheer you up this winter

Join the fold A diptych by Michaela Yearwood-Dan, created during confinement A work by Stephen Doherty, one of 36 artists whose work is included in Bound Bound, £2,500, available from Sarabande Foundation and Dover Street Market Since Lee Alexander McQueen founded the Sarabande Foundation in 2006 to support “creatively fearless” …

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Libélula Books & Co. creates a safe space for literacy and arts education | People

Ariana Drehsler Early one morning last May, Celi Hernandez and Jesi Gutierrez stood in the space they had just rented for Libélula Books & Co. With a pen and a piece of cardboard, Gutierrez sketched out his vision for the north and southwest walls of their Barrio Logan bookstore: floor-to-ceiling …

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Reading Books Doesn’t Hurt Children in Iowa

Threatening to throw a teacher or a librarian in jail would lead to an outcome that would be worse for everyone. Amy White January 19, 2022 9:56 a.m. The teenage and children’s sections of the Oxford Public Library are featured on October 21. (Liz Martin/The Gazette) You have probably already …

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Library adds new books, movies, events | Lifestyles

Library updates by Acting Director Terri Jordan Upcoming events at the library: Tuesday, January 18: 4:30 p.m. Overton County Library Board Meeting Thursday, January 20: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., preschool story time Thursday, January 20: 11:30 a.m., Meeting of Friends of the Library Thursday, January 27: 10:30 a.m. – …

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The Best Courses and Books to Learn Cybersecurity in 2022

April 2021 Facebook data breach exposed the personal information of 533 million users. May 2021 Air India data breach exposed figures of over 4.5 million passengers. June 2021, LinkedIn data of 700 million people was released on a dark web platform. This, along with ransomware attacks on Pixlr, Accenture, Acer, …

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My life in the books: Edel Coffey

Edel Coffey is an Irish journalist and broadcaster. She began working with the Sunday Tribune, was a presenter and reporter for RTÉ radio, editor of the Irish Independent Weekend Magazine and editor of the Irish Independent. Breaking Point is published by Sphere on Thursday. Books at your bedside?I go to …

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John Boston | Watch out NYC! Here are the Boston books online!

Between my ears in this little Netherworld realm of scripture, I am visited by many creatures, some friendly, some insistent. When I was young, Jim Murray was my friend. We were spending the day at the LA Open. Jim was actually covering it and I was there for the endless …

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Buy books, help Canyon Hills Library – Orange County Register

Members of the Friends of Canyon Hills Library invite the community to browse the wide selection of books that will be on display at its two-day Winter Used Book Flash Sale. Proceeds from the sale support the various ways Friends enhance library programs and services for the benefit of the …

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Books about volcanoes in Iceland

The eruption of Geldingardalir resulted in more than unique experiences for hikers and tourists, it also piqued the creativity of photographers who ventured to capture the scorching moment in time. Lucky for those who haven’t witnessed the rash in person – and those who have, but want another way to …

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From reading books to playing games, how to stay young despite stress

Studies have shown that people who are not good at managing their stress can increase their risk of dying prematurely by 43% Dublin: A little stress can be good for your mental and physical well-being, but too much stress can lead to anxiety, depression and other health problems. It can …

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Do you have a dry month of January? 5 best sobriety books to help you quit alcohol in 2022

January 11, 2022 – 11:30 am GMT Lauren Cunningham The best sobriety books for a successful dry January and beyond. From the book Leaving Lit that featured in & Just Like That to The Sober Diaries, get all the tips and tricks you need to quit drinking … Whether you’re …

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Are Americans losing interest in reading books? | Life

American women over 50 were more avid readers. ― AFP photo NEW YORK, January 11 ― For several years now, Scandinavians have been world champions in reading. However, an opposite phenomenon seems to be happening in the United States. Americans are reading fewer and fewer books every year, according to …

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Reading books, listening to music doesn’t improve well-being, study finds

OXFORD, United Kingdom – Reading books, listening to music, and watching TV – what researchers call “mainstream media” – don’t help improve happiness and well-being as much as some think. This is the result of a new survey comparing the short-term benefits of consuming traditional media over newer platforms such …

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48% of growth will come from APAC for interactive children’s books market | Evolving Opportunities with Amazon.com Inc. and Arbordale Publishing LLC | 17000+ Technavio reports |

NEW YORK, January 10, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Technavio’s latest research report on the Interactive Children’s Books Market Offers Comprehensive Analysis of New Product Launches, Latest Trends, Drivers and Challenges. 48% of market growth will come from APAC during the forecast period. China and India are key markets for …

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Are Americans losing interest in reading books?

For several years, Scandinavians have been world champions in reading. However, an opposite phenomenon seems to be happening in the United States. Americans are reading fewer and fewer books every year, according to the Gallup Institute. And this is a statistic observed in several social classes. Why don’t we read …

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University students warned they could find classic books like Jane Eyre and Great Expectations distressing

College students received a warning that they might find classical texts like Jane Eyre and Great Expectations distressing. Students were given a warning before reading texts that have traditionally been defined for GCSE and A Level students, as well as being adapted into family-friendly plays, TV shows and films. Salford …

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Reading books is a wonderful way to travel and taste exotic dishes

Can’t travel? Read a book. Can’t get gourmet food? Read a book. Better yet, read a travel book that delves into food. I did exactly that and got help from a delightful volume titled A Mobile Feast: Life-Changing Culinary Adventures Around the World. This planet alone publication takes you to …

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Beloved Author Kekla Magoon Joins Left Bank Books to Discuss New Book “The Revolution in Our Time”

Left Bank Books welcomes bestselling and award-winning author Kekla Magoon to discuss her new book Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People, on our Facebook Live page at 1:00 p.m. CT on January 11. Magoon will be in conversation with Left Bank Books. Cliff Helm …

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Reasons to switch from classic books to e-books in 2022

Just as there are classic book lovers, there are digital book lovers. Specifically, tech fans are very happy with this appearance. It’s just that the advent of digital books created a rivalry with classic books. In fact, it depends on the reader’s pleasure. So, at the end of the day, …

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Most anticipated TV, movies, music, books, theater in 2022

Photo-Illustration: Vulture; Photos: courtesy of the studios / Getty Images Game of thrones is coming back, as are a million shows like this. Top Gun 2 is finally, maybe, in theaters after more than two years of delay. Quarantine albums – well, they keep coming. There is a lot of …

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Will reading books make you happier?

January 7, 2022 11:39 AM Alan moze Posted: January 7, 2022 11:39 AM Update: January 7, 2022 4:31 PM FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than to spend hours playing video games? Not really, …

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Will reading books make you happier? – Consumer health news

FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than to spend hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot of people think traditional media, like reading …

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Will reading books make you happier? | Health

FRIDAY January 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) – As for what makes us happy, is it better to read or listen to music than spend hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot of people think traditional media, like reading books …

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Will reading books make you happier? | Health info

By Alan Mozes Health Day Reporter (Health Day) FRIDAY, Jan. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to what makes us happy, is reading or listening to music better than spending hours playing video games? Not really, says a team of researchers from the UK and Austria. “A lot …

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Green reading books banned on PGA Tour starting Thursday in Hawaii

Rest in peace, reading green books. At least it’s for tournament use on the PGA Tour. These paperback books containing very detailed illustrations and used on the Tour since 2008, join those of George Orwell 1984, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Gatsby the magnificent, and JD Salinger The catcher in the rye …

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Morikawa: ban on reading eco-books will have ‘enormous’ impact

Collin Morikawa believes the PGA Tour’s decision to ban controversial and highly detailed green playbooks will have a “huge” impact. The new local rule came into effect on January 1, with the world No. 2 addressing the issue ahead of his first start of the year at the Sentry Tournament …

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Which classic books deserve a retro review in 2022?

Every year there is a tsunami of new books on economics, politics, and public policy that are packed with insights and policy recommendations. In any given year, a few of these books end up being widely reviewed and discussed. A hot new book can reignite long-running debates in academia and …

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I can’t finish reading books. Should I stop trying?

I have trouble finishing books. Well, you could even say I have a hard time reading, if you think that a good reader is someone who finishes the books he picks up. It has been like this for several years now. When I was 12 or 13, I was a …

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‘Japan’s Most Beautiful Bookstore’ Tsutaya Books to Open at Bukit Jalil Pavilion by April 2022 | Life

Book lovers can expect the Tsutaya Japanese Books to open at the Bukit Jalil Pavilion by the first quarter of this year. – Photo courtesy of Pavilion Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, January 5 – This year is shaping up to be a mega bookstore revolution with Kuala Lumpur welcoming Tsutaya Japanese …

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Jordan Spieth happy to go without green reading books to start 2022

With the start of 2022, PGA Tour players will no longer be able to use green reading books – officially called green reading materials – in competition. In December 2021, the USGA and R&A, the governing body of golf, introduced a model local rule that could be used from January …

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Recent books of the Faculty | Stories | Notre-Dame review

Quint: a novel, Dionne Irving Bremyer (7.13 lbs). This debut novel is based on the true story of the famous Dionne quintuplets, the first fifths known to have survived infancy. The identical girls were born into a poor farm family in Ontario during the Great Depression, taken from their parents, …

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The best benefits of reading books

Taking the time to read can provide you with many benefits. It can help you gain knowledge, empathize with others, and better understand the world. Here are the top five benefits of reading in your spare time. 1. Reading reduces stress After an exhausting day at work or school, there …

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Best Books for Entrepreneurs to Think About and Get Rich

New Year. New dreams. New resolutions. New lists to read. Entrepreneurs are always on the lookout for new books that will help them hone their skills, improve their business, and teach them how to separate the wheat from the chaff. Often times, we go through the best lists of books …

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The magazine Steal: stethoscope for a democracy close to cardiac arrest | Books

IIn their terrific new book, veteran reporters Mark Bowden and Matthew Teague argue that the mob that invaded the Capitol in Washington almost exactly a year ago “had no more chance of overthrowing the US government than the hippies did in 1967. had tried to levitate the Pentagon ”. . …

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