Monthly Archives: August 2022

Totem Books hosts the launch of the book “Human Rights and Justice for All” by Carrie Walling

Posted on August 12, 2022 By Paul Rozycki Carrie Booth Walling introduced her new book “Human Rights and Justice for All: Demanding Dignity in the United States and Around the World” at a well-attended launch event on Thursday. August 11, from Totem Books in Flint. Moderator Dawn Jones asked Walling …

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American claims are perfect for children’s storybooks

TEHRAN — On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice issued a ridiculous statement claiming that Iran was plotting to “eliminate” John Bolton, the former White House national security adviser. “An Iranian national and member of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been charged in a complaint, unsealed today in …

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The illustrator of Petit Nicolas Jean-Jacques Sempé dies at the age of 89 | Books for teenagers

Jean-Jacques Sempé, who illustrated the much-loved French children’s book series Little Nicolas, has died aged 89. In addition to his work on Le Petit Nicolas, an idealized vision of childhood in 1950s France that became an international bestseller, Sempé has illustrated more New York magazine covers than any other artist. …

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Science Fiction by Women: Three Classic Books That Need to Be on Your Reading List

Trigger warning: The books recommended here may have content that triggers in some readers, including but not limited to depictions of violence, abuse, death, discrimination, and mental health issues. Please be advised to use your discretion. Those who try to convince you that masculinity is synonymous with rational thinking continue …

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Benefits of reading, reading books has a positive effect on mental health mhpj News WAALI

Reading books strengthens the brain. If you read a book every day, it strengthens your brain. Parents should sit and read books with their children for a while. – Advertising – If you fall asleep after reading a book every day, your stress level will also decrease. You get mental …

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Serial Reader app sends you classic books in small pieces

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

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Best fashion books 2022: From memoirs to coffee table tomes

Fabulous, whimsical and legendary, the world of fashion is a rich tapestry for books – from collections of coffee-table-ready photographs to revealing biographies and memoirs. Whether detailing the life and legacy of a designer or photographer, telling a scandalous story or offering nuggets of wisdom, there’s a whole genre of …

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8 classic books that need to be made into movies

A brilliant book-to-movie adaptation is something to announce because turning a great literary work into a cinematic masterpiece is no easy task. To begin with, the writer and director must translate what is essentially a medium with only one characteristic: words. Sure, there are images, dialogue, descriptions, actions, and more, …

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The 24 best books written by American presidents

Design by Michael Stillwell There have been many great biographies of American presidents over the years, but what about the books written by the commanders-in-chief themselves? Now, political memoirs are an essential part of any presidential campaign (i.e. memoirs of President Barack Obama The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming …

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Bengal SSC scam: Partha Chatterjee spends her first day in jail reading books, with 4 covers

Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee spent his first day in jail reading books for several hours, sources told India Today. The former heavyweight Trinamool Congressman (TMC) minister received four blankets inside the jail on Friday night, as did common law prisoners, sources said. A special court in Kolkata on …

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6 summer reading books for music lovers

It’s officially August, which means summer is quickly coming to an end. And while that might feel a little disappointing for the beach, it makes us appreciate what we have left of summer all the more. Plus, August is its own month to celebrate. Jerry Garcia’s birthday is the first …

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A Michigan town cut funding to its public library because of LGBTQ2S+ books

A Michigan town has voted to fund its public library after a conservative backlash against LGBTQ2S+ graphic novels. In a primary on Tuesday, Jamestown Township voters voted to reject a property tax that funds the Patmos Library by a 25-point margin, eliminating about 84% of the library’s budget, according to …

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Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar urges students to make a habit of reading books

Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar called on students to commit to reading books apart from textbooks. He asked them to share their experiences of reading the book by writing letters to him. He was present as the chief guest and Dr. Sadhna Thakur, Chairperson of the Welfare Section of the State …

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Governor urges students to make a habit of reading books

SHIMLA-4e August 2022-Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar called on students to commit to reading books apart from textbooks. He asked them to share their experiences of reading the book by writing letters to him. The Governor was addressing the 12e annual award function of Government Degree College Seraj at Lambathach in …

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Stephen King testifies for government in book merger trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Best-selling author Stephen King cautiously took the witness stand Tuesday in a federal antitrust lawsuit. WASHINGTON (AP) — Best-selling author Stephen King gingerly took the witness stand Tuesday in a federal antitrust lawsuit. Tracing his own history, he portrayed a publishing industry that has become increasingly focused …

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Romantic Books Featuring Lasting Friendships

Welcome to Book Chat with Julie! This month we have two romantic selections that feature lasting friendships as well as brave women forging their own paths and finding their voice in the world. Our first book Briarwall Hearts by Krista Jensen is unusual because it is set in the Edwardian …

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