Monthly Archives: September 2022

BMG reserves location in Berlin until 2024

Berlin-headquartered music company BMG has booked the German capital’s 1,600-seat Theater des Westens (TdW) nightly until the end of 2024 to house its growing event business in direct. The acclaimed record label and music publisher entered the live business in 2020 with the acquisition of a majority stake in event …

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10 of the shortest bestsellers and classic books

This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. Books are getting shorter and shorter. An analysis of New York Times Non-fiction bestsellers published between 2011 and 2017 revealed that the average length of a title …

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20 Best Fall Nonfiction Books To Read In 2022

Oprah Daily Fall is perhaps our busiest season for books, with publishers delivering a slew of eye-catching titles across all genres. As the days get shorter and a chill creeps into the air, Oprah Daily curates this fall’s best nonfiction, a whirlwind tour from Pakistani kitchens to Mexican deserts to …

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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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Forbidden Books Week: September 18 to 24, 2022

Ppublishers send me children’s books as well as middle and YA books to review. If you read TulsaKids, you know that in the nearly 30 years that I’ve been an editor, I’ve had a librarian from Tulsa City and County Library write the Books column. In fact, it was one …

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800 children on waiting list to read books in Johnson County

FRANKLIN — The Johnson County Imagination Library hopes to reach 800 children in Greenwood on a waiting list, but the nonprofit must raise thousands of dollars to make it happen. Sam and Sara Kinder live in Franklin and their two daughters Charlotte and Madlyn are enrolled in the program. Story …

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14 famous books that were published posthumously

Virtually all artists dream of making an impact with their work, and writers are no different, but in some cases authors don’t live to see their works become classics. Here are 14 famous books that were published after their authors died. Arguably the most famous book to be published posthumously, …

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The Guardian’s view on children’s reading: books to themselves | Editorial

IIf there was one good thing coming out of lockdowns, it was improved book sales and reading rates, especially among children. A survey of 70,000 children and young people by the National Literacy Trust, however, found that this gain has now disappeared: the figures are now equal to just before …

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Reading books is like “eating Brussels sprouts”

A book a day keeps you away. Quirky rapper and Pete Davidson former love rival Kanye West confessed that he had never read a book, then compared literature to disgusting green vegetables. Yeezy’s comments came Friday on an episode of the “Alo Mind Full” podcast just a day after rolling …

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Top 5 Books on the Cuban Revolution, Chosen by Christopher Othen

These days, his face is a familiar sight on posters and T-shirts. In 1958, Che Guevara was Castro’s most famous rebel companion, and his diaries document the romanticism and brutality of the rebellion. Subscribe to The Big Problem From just £3 per week Grab a print or digital subscription to …

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Of a rare group of young people reading books

By Vijay Phanshikar: Because of the general shortage of such people, it is always a great pleasure to come across a group of young readers eager for physical books and happy to discuss the content in all sincerity. Such an experience last week was worth storing permanently in memory. The …

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Books and podcasts to help you learn the game

Julie Makinen and Mary Barsaleau | Palm Springs Desert Sun Each week in this column we highlight videos you can watch online to up your game. However, some people learn best by reading or listening, and many new pickleball books are released every month. There are also many podcasts! Today …

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Cookbooks drop this month

Compared to last year, this fall produces a relatively smaller crop of books by Chicago chefs and food writers; there aren’t as many aspiring authors locked up in quarantine, I guess. But by any measure, four titles released over the next four weeks – by a quartet of heavy hitters …

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Drag queens reading books to kids aren’t the problem – Baptist News Global

Seriously, Christians need to relax about Drag Queen Story Hour. We have an epidemic of predatory pastors, but, yeah, let’s worry about drag queens reading books to kids at the local library. Drag is performance, part entertainment, and part social commentary on gender. Sure, we could have a high-level theoretical …

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Javier Marías: the great philosopher of modern literature of everyday absurdity | Books

PPerhaps because Javier Marías deeply felt the absurdity of everyday life and felt that history is a game with terrible consequences, he became interested in two activities that echo our senseless absurdity: art to spy and the art of writing fiction. From the first, he became an investigator and a …

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Casper Ruud reserves his place at the US Open last by facing the former Karen Khachanov | United States Tennis Open 2022

A little over a year ago, after Casper Ruud picked up a great straight-sets victory in a match in Toronto, he decided to have a little fun. Given a marker to signal the television camera, he chose to write down a simple message: “exhausting the courts”. He signed it with …

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CF Montreal books playoff ticket after 2-2 draw with Columbus

MONTREAL — CF Montreal booked their first trip to the playoffs since 2016 with a spectacular 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew on Friday night. MONTREAL — CF Montreal booked their first trip to the playoffs since 2016 with a spectacular 2-2 draw against the Columbus Crew on Friday night. …

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Reviews | Banning LGBTQ books isn’t just stupid and ineffective, it’s cruel beyond measure

Across the country, an ongoing education controversy has erupted around homosexuality. Conservatives and fascists have baselessly accused homosexuals of pedophilia, obscenity and pornography for over a century. Republicans in Florida and other states moved to eliminate any mention of homosexual people public schools. Drag Queen Story Hours were embraced by …

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Comics Reading Apps Market Business Challenges and Critical Success Factors

A recent report on the world Comic Reading Apps market published by Market Reports provides a comprehensive overview and assessment of opportunities at the moment. The study provides an in-depth examination of key market trends. To forecast the growth of comic book apps with the utmost accuracy, analysts consider both …

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In RPGs, I’d rather read books than kill dragons

why i love This article first appeared in issue 373 of PC Gamer magazine in September 2022, as part of our “Why I Love” series. Each month, we talk about our favorite characters, mechanics, moments, and concepts in games and why we love them so much. I’ve always believed that …

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Ethereum Classic Records 12% Rally as Mining Support for ETC Accelerates

The price of Ethereum Classic (ETC) rose on September 5 following consecutive positive reports regarding its adoption by crypto miners. Top mining pool supports Ethereum Classic On the daily chart, ETC’s price surged 14.5% to near $37.25 per token. Its massive gains came days after BTC.com, a blockchain explorer and …

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Storeless bookstore celebrates a decade of selling books

Calling itself an “airline bookstore”, Ika Bunko is a bookstore without a real physical storefront. Instead of selling his own books, the manager organizes book fairs in bookstores for a fee and sells original items. Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Ika Bunko is going strong, earning the respect of booksellers …

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Beach Town Books Hosts ‘Poetry Hour’

by Nina Welch Poetry Hour is a time for a gathering at the back of Beach Town Books, 99 Avenida Serra, on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 5 p.m. On such an occasion, a small group of poets gather in a cozy setting among shelves of …

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Award-winning author of books on the history of lynching, the influence of black women and more to converse in the Readers & Writers Fest Salon

Author and scholar Paula Giddings will speak with Monroe County NAACP Chapter President Christa Caceres as part of the Salon segment of the Milford Readers and Writers Festival on September 18. Giddings wrote Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, which received the Los …

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