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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Reading books and listening to music do little to improve well-being, study finds

OXFORD, UK — Reading books, listening to music, and watching television — what researchers call “traditional 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 traditional media consumption versus new platforms like websites …

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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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Reading books is no better for well-being than other media, study finds

The researchers found that people who read or listened to audiobooks got no increase in happiness compared to those who didn’t. File photo by Valkr / Shutterstock When it comes to what makes us happy, is reading or listening to music better than spending hours playing video games? Not really, …

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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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Top 10 Comics That Have Increased In Value Over The Last Week Include Sleepwalker, Doctor Strange, And More

Want to know which comics are trending each week and why? COVRPRICE.COM uses live sales analytics to identify and compile the most reliable market price guide, highlighting the trending comics every week. No opinion. Just data. Each week, they present a newly updated list of TOP 10 comics. These trends …

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“These Precious Days” is a beautiful reminder of what is important | Books

THESE PRECIOUS DAYS: TESTS by Ann Patchett, Harper, 320 pages, $ 26.99 I remember exactly where I was when I first read Ann Patchett’s cover story for Harper magazine, a lengthy essay on friendship, art, cancer, and the pandemic, although summarizing it this way does not do justice to the …

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16 new books coming in January

“The whole day is long,” by David Sanchez (Mariner, January 18) This first coming of age follows David, a teenager from Florida’s Gulf Coast, as he struggles with drug addiction, enters and leaves prison and ends up falling back on his love of reading to find some ground. solid. “Anthem”, …

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Connor Bedard scores four goals to break into record books, Canada beats Austria 11-2

EDMONTON – Canada’s Connor Bedard became the youngest player to score four goals in a single junior men’s hockey world championship game on Tuesday. The 16-year-old from North Vancouver, British Columbia EDMONTON – Canada’s Connor Bedard became the youngest player to score four goals in a single junior men’s hockey …

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Gender stereotypes start in storybooks, study finds

Washington: A study found that by the age of two, children begin to believe in gender stereotypes, such as boys doing better at math and girls at reading. The research has been published in the ‘Psychological Science Journal’. However, a new study has looked at a different, potentially under-recognized source …

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The 10 best comics of all time, according to Ranker

The comic book medium has grown exponentially since its beginnings in the 20th century. The gradual evolution of mainstream culture and artistic approaches has changed the way comics and their characters are written, with each passing decade more and more great stories published. RELATED: 10 Darkest Stories In Daredevil Comics …

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Anwar Shaikh, professor of economics, wins Yicai-JP Morgan Financial Books of the Year award

23 December 2021 Anwar Shaikh, professor of economics, wins Yicai-JP Morgan Financial Books of the Year award The Yicai-JP Morgan Financial Books of the Year has become China’s most recognized list of financial publications, honoring works of extraordinary practical importance that are must-read for policymakers, regulators and financial professionals. . …

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AF MARIÉ: Q&A with Savannah author Jen Marie Wiggins | Books | Savannah News, Events, Restaurants, Music

How long have you been in the Savannah area and what brought you here? Ten years. I came here for my husband’s job and we really love it and never intend to leave. When did you first get interested in writing and when was the first time you published? I …

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Beyond Meat founder wants you to read five books at the same time

On the supply side, name recognition still matters I started the business selling to restaurants, hospitals, hotels and universities. In 2012, the New York Times had a front page article “Sunday Review” about the quality of our then chicken product. I felt so confident in the quality of the product …

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BOOKS: The best sports writing of the year offers more than game by game | Books & Literature

This certainly proves the caliber of writing included in this year’s book, which also features such articles as “The Confederate Flag Has Finally Gone to NASCAR Races, and I won’t miss it for a second” by Ryan McGee, published premiered in ESPN, June 10, 2020; “Their son’s heart saved his …

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Sister Souljah, Jackie Collins: The Book Briefing

Editor’s Note: This week’s newsletter is a replay. We will be back soon with a new newsletter. In dozens of novels written over a decades-long career, romance writer Jackie Collins has clearly observed the role of sex and power in Hollywood. She has written incisively about abuse in the industry …

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Books to look back on and books to look forward to

Friday December 17, 2021 5:15 am STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT – AUG 31: Shelves of library books are reflected in the Newfield Elementary School media center on August 31, 2020 in Stamford, Connecticut. The school library, like many in the United States, will largely be closed to students due to the coronavirus …

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How to Share Kindle Books with Your Family and Friends

Books are wonderful things, and eBooks are even better in some ways. Since they weigh nothing, you can carry as many as you want in your pocket, making them perfect for long trips and commuting. But there are certain ways for a physical book to trump its digital sibling, and …

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Family donates rare books to FVCC library

The Wild West is back and wilder than ever at the Broussard Family Library and the Learning Commons at Flathead Valley Community College, thanks to a significant donation of Western literature. Whitefish resident Nick Chickering and his wife Karen recently gave the college a gift of 287 rare books from …

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It’s time to do something about the books

By Leonard Pitts Jr. Once again, the carnage goes to school. Again, American students are used to target shooting. But the conservative leaders are on the case. Recognizing the continuing threat to our children, they know it is time to act decisively. It’s time to do something about the books. …

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Leonard Pitts Jr .: It’s time to do something about the books

It’s time to do something about the books. And if you expected this sentence to end differently, you didn’t care. In Red America today, books are Public Enemy No.1. As Time magazine recently reported, librarians are seeing a marked increase in censorship activity. Deborah Caldwell-Stone, executive director of the American …

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Page 32: Short shots of five books from Vermont | Books | Seven days

Click to enlarge Seven days writers can’t read, let alone critique, all of the books that regularly arrive in the mail, email, and, in one memorable case, a black bear sloth. This monthly column is therefore our way of presenting a handful of books by Vermont authors to you. To …

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Jack Harlow says reading books like “Harry Potter” made him a better writer

By accepting his “Hitmaker of Tomorrow” award at Variety‘s Hitmakers Brunch Saturday, Jack Harlow credited reading books as Harry potter when he was in school to make him the writer he is today. As reported by Variety, the “Already Best Friends” rapper began his acceptance speech by saying that when …

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20 years and Wikipedia puts its story up for auction – Books – Le livre sur la place

– Wikipedia closes its twentieth anniversary by auctioning the beginning of its history. The ‘Birth of Wikipedia’ sale in which two ‘objects’ belonging to Jimmy Wales are to be won will end on December 15 at Christie’s: the Apple iMac Strawberry computer, on which the founder with Larry Sanger of …

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Books are magic in real life – Memphis magazine

The bookstore is calm and warm when I pass on a cold and cloudy late fall day. The two employees at the sales counter, who happen to be the owner and the inventory specialist, add to the warm atmosphere with a cheerful welcome. My attention is drawn to a prominent …

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LIS tip cites importance of reading books daily

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) – Books play an important role in everyone’s life because they introduce us to a world of imagination and help us strengthen our memory and sharpen our critical thinking. “The importance of books in our life cannot be compromised as they not only help to broaden our …

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Job offer at Darien library, book shelving

The Darien Library Materials Management Department has a part-time position open in our shelving team. We are looking for an energetic and organized individual who will work effectively to keep the Library’s collections in order. – an announcement from the Darien library duties and responsibilities The shelving team is responsible …

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Publishers Newswire Announces Annual List of Favorite Books for December 2021 – 11 Great Reads You’ve Never Seen | national

TEMECULA, Calif., December 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – Publishers Newswire, a news publisher covering books, music and software launched in 2004, has announced its annual list of “books to bookmark” of 11 new and read reads. interesting stories from small publishers and self-published authors across the United States. These books …

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5 Best Menopause Books: From Liz Earle to Andrea McLean

02 December 2021 – 16:02 GMT Grace Lindsay Are you looking for a book on menopause and all its symptoms? Get the best tips and guides from Liz Earle to Andrea McLean, Amanda Thebe and Mariella Fostrup and Alice Smellie. Finally, the conversation around menopause begins to open. Not only …

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Sometimes I Lie About Reading Books • The Tulane Hullabaloo

This article contains content related to sexual assault. Know My Name book cover (Courtesy of Penguin Random House) This story is not linear. None of these pieces are neatly tied together before they had the chance to overlap, and yet they barely seemed connected to each other until recently. I’ll …

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Golf governing bodies crack down on green reading books

Golf governing bodies have revealed a new model local rule to further limit the use of green reading books in the hopes that players and caddies will only use their eyes and feel to read putts. The local rule model G-11 allows tournament organizers to restrict players to using only …

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