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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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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