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Author Dawn Turner wins $25,000 from Newberry Library as first recipient of new Pattis Family Prize – Chicago Tribune

The Newberry Library has awarded Dawn Turner, author of “Three Girls from Bronzeville,” $25,000 as the recipient of the first-ever Pattis Family Foundation Chicago Book Award. The award aims to highlight works that transform the public’s understanding of Chicago, its history and its people. And the size of the prize …

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Maxim Biller and Ukraine: the resignation of a German Jewish author?

I am well aware that to disconnect from university, or cruel news about Ukraine, it is better to read books that have nothing to do with your studies. Yet, over the holidays, I found myself down the rabbit hole of finishing the books by Maxim Biller that I hadn’t read …

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What Esper and other Trump tellers said, before and after

Placeholder while loading article actions Once again, a former senior Trump administration official has released a memoir containing explosive revelations about former President Donald Trump – this time coming from former Secretary of Defense Mark T. Esper. And as each tell-tale came to light, it was rightly noted that much …

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Author Diane Magras’ on her journey from a child recreating the work of other writers to weaving her own stories

Author Diane Magras Photo courtesy of Diane Magras Growing up, Freeport author Diane Magras’ favorite pastime was recreating adventure stories her father read to her. She found she connected more to fiction by telling it from her perspective as a child. Today, Magras tells stories in her own words. She …

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New chapter for a literary event with three authors

THREE eminent authors will give lectures at Wargrave Literary Night, part of this year’s village festival. Amanda Jennings, Will Carver and Nick Butterworth, who each have a connection to the region, will speak in the Mill Green marquee on Thursday June 16. Vanessa Holburn, freelance journalist and author, who is …

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Important questions about reading and writing for young adult author Nikky Lee

Provided Nikky Lee, Australian young adult and fantasy writer. Nikky Lee is an award-winning young adult writer whose latest book, The Rarkyn’s Familiar, was published following a Twitter pitching contest, PitDark. For more than 12 hours, authors presented manuscripts to agents and editors – essentially jumping in front of the …

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Author offers replacements for books banned in South Dakota

RAPID CITY, SD (AP) — Best-selling author Dave Eggers is offering high school students in South Dakota’s second-largest city free copies of his book “The Circle” and copies of four books by other authors who have been removed from schools in the district. Rapid City school administrators deemed the books …

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Ask the author: Eric Gapstur

In an interview with The Daily Iowan, Eastern Iowa comic book artist Eric Gapstur talks about his new book, “Sort of Super,” which follows a middle schooler as he discovers he has superpowers. Eric Gapstur is a comic book artist living in eastern Iowa. Gapstur has released their first graphic …

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The author seeks to educate | News, Sports, Jobs

Joel Burcat wanted to educate people about the natural gas industry, especially its impact on a small community in Pennsylvania. As a fiction writer, he takes a slightly different approach without taking sides on the often contentious issue. His novel, “Strange Fire” aims to inform but also entertain …

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ranjith: Pa Ranjith vouches for Dravidian unity, says Tamil writers haven’t celebrated much | Madurai News

Madurai: Director Pa Ranjith said uniting the Dravidians was the need of the hour. He was speaking to reporters ahead of the inaugural ceremony of “Words from the Roots”, a Dalit literary gathering, at World Tamil Sangam in Madurai on Friday.Responding to a question about the debate among actors over …

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Ofsted slams Archdiocese for banning gay author’s visit to Catholic school | ofste

Attempts to oust school governors who supported a visit by a gay perpetrator have left staff and pupils “feeling angry, confused and frustrated”, Ofsted said. Ofsted said its rapid inspection of John Fisher School in Purley was prompted by concerns over the school’s governance, after Catholic leaders in the archdiocese …

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Hoosier Authors Book Club continues

review review The Hoosier Authors Book Club continues its seventh year with virtual meetings. The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum Book Club will discuss Chris White’s book “The Life List of Adrian Mandrick” at 7 p.m. on May 19 via a Zoom meeting. Books are currently available at checkout …

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‘Villanelle will be back!’ Killing Eve author speaks out on disastrous TV finale | Kill Eve

Warning: This piece contains spoilers from the Killing Eve Season 4 finale. As an author, it’s a pleasure to have your work adapted for television, as my Killing Eve novels were. You’re never going to like everything the writing team does, that’s for sure. You are too close to the …

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Distinguished Honorary Degree Recipients for 2022

Former US Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is one of many personalities who … [+] will receive an honorary degree at the next academic year. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Getty Images Launch season is fast approaching, and across the country, colleges and universities are announcing final plans …

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Local YA author publishes hopeful and relevant book on anxiety

Utah author Erin Stewart’s new book “The Words We Keep” illustrates the very real battle many teens face today: anxiety disorder. (Erin Stewart) Estimated reading time: 8-9 minutes UTAH COUNTY — “When the problem is in your head, no one but you can carry it.” Though spoken by a fictional …

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Reviews | ‘And Tango Makes Three’ Authors: Here Are Other Children’s Books Florida Should Probably Ban

(Henry Cole for the Washington Post) Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson wrote the 2005 children’s book “And Tango Makes Three”, which was one of the most banned or contested books in the United States. [Florida’s] HB 1557…widely known as the “don’t say gay” bill, prohibits classroom instruction on “sexual orientation …

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Author Dana Bennett’s new book “Growing out of Old into New” is a poignant celebration of the strength given by faith that helped her escape the scourge of addiction

DENTON, TX (PRWEB) April 13, 2022 Dana Bennett, a recovering mother, wife and friend who battled substance abuse issues for twenty years, has completed her new book “Growing out of Old into New”: a compilation of essays and verses sharing her own experiences both under the influence of addition …

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International and SWFL authors join forces to raise funds for Ukrainian families

PUNTA GORDA A group of local and international authors come together to raise money for Ukrainians. A collaboration of creative works by international authors and artists also helps others. It all started with a post by a man named Rob Daniel on the Facebook group The Write Away, Draw Away. …

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Local author’s new book ‘Strange’ deserves praise | News

A local author and teacher at Middlebury College has published her third book of stories, ‘How Strange a Season’, continuing her exploration of women and their interactions with nature and the world. “Megan Mayhew Bergman is one of the finest writers for chronicling our tangled, intimate, and complicated relationship with …

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Book from trusted digital forensics expert authors

NEW YORK, April 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sandline Global, a leading provider of litigation support and eDiscovery services, announces that Robert B. Fried, Senior Vice President and Global Head of forensics and investigations, digital forensics expert, private investigator, and sought-after industry thought leader, has released his book, Forensic Data …

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Author’s Tranquility Press supports Obert Hall as he recounts his family’s biography in Lost Legacy

Media and advertising solutions providers for writers, Author’s Tranquility Press, supports Obert Hall as he publishes ‘Lost Inheritance’, a 5-generation family biography that culminates in the creation of Zimbabwe lost legacy is a play that will hook readers to the end, as Obert Holl, a native of Rhodesia who defied …

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Must read books written by Indian authors

By Olivia Sarkar New Delhi, April 4 (IANSlife): India is known for its art, literature and writing. There are many amazing Indian authors to choose from when it comes to Indian literature. Here is a list of excellent books by Indian authors that you can read. CHETAN BHAGAT …

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The Independent Press Prize rewards two novels by local authors

The Rehoboth Beach Writers Guild has announced that the Independent Press Award program has recognized the work of two of its members, listing their novels as Distinguished Favorites. Margaret Farrell Kirby’s “Becoming Nora” was recognized in the Literary Fiction category, while David Salner’s “A Place to Hide” was recognized in …

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EVENT: The tradition of auteur theater continues… | The scene

Since 1997, we’ve proudly partnered with the UAlbany Theater Program to present the Burian Lecture Series, bringing a distinguished playwright or actor – sometimes both – to Albany for a lecture and discussion. The tradition continues next Monday, April 4, when we feature playwright and actress Donnetta Lavinia Grays for …

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‘Violeta’ Review: An Average Novel from an Above Average Author | Arts

With 25 bestselling novels and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, it’s no secret that Isabel Allende is a literary tour de force. Her latest work, “Violeta,” gives her fans many of the hallmarks they’ve come to expect from the author: harrowing yet honest descriptions of the Pinochet regime and complex, …

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Short story by Arunachalee author published in Asian anthology

Itanagar: A short story titled “Local”, written by author Arunachalee Gankhu Sumnyan, has been included in the fifth edition of “The Best Asian Short Stories”, an annual anthology series published in Singapore. Published by renowned publishing house Kitaab Singapore, The Best Asian Short Stories brings together the work of 20 …

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A Mandan native co-authored book about North Dakota’s Carl Ben Eielson

MANDAN, ND – Sometimes a good idea gets better with time. One could say that this is the case with Kevin Kremer’s latest book. He began thinking about writing a book about Carl Ben Eielson in 1995, after an author visited a school named after the North Dakota-born pilot. The …

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Authors of the Value Research Center (VRC) Value model integrating ESG and sustainability measures

KYOTO, Japan, March 23, 2022 — (JCN Newswire) — The Value Research Center (VRC) launched an integrated value model of ESG and sustainability metrics in a new white paper released today. With the shift from short-term, profit-driven thinking to long-term, sustainable, value-driven thinking, businesses around the world must answer a …

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ECTC event highlights women authors from minorities | Education

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Envision Radio have partnered to celebrate minority women authors during International Women’s History Month. Let’s Talk with the Authors, an inspiring and informative roundtable, will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center (RPC). “I …

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Gatehouse author’s new book inspired by the story of an abandoned Romanian dog

An abandoned dog rescued from the streets in Romania has inspired the main character of a new book by a Gatehouse author. The adorable dog, now named Charity, provides the plot for writer Susi Briggs’ latest children’s picture book, Wheesht! Susi, along with illustrator William Gorman and editor Jayne Baldwin, …

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Biographical authors and century-old newspaper receive City of Delta heritage awards – Peace Arch News

Local authors Jim Dwight and Gary Cullen and the South Delta-based newspaper Delta Optimist have been recognized by the city for their work in preserving Delta’s heritage. On March 7, Mayor George Harvie and Councilor. Jeannie Kanakos presented Dwight and Cullen with the Friends of Heritage award for co-writing the …

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African booksellers make room for authors from the continent

No matter what you think of social media, it offers unprecedented exposure, which can propel some to fame and others to obscurity. One of the unexpected winners in this space has been African authors, whose works have been celebrated by influential ‘bookstagrammers’, whose nods have broadened readership across the continent …

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Bourbonnais author makes a name for himself with true crime, romance novels | The life

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History Lecture Series March 2022

Friday, March 18, 20224:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Room Armstrong 102 Mankato, Minn. – The Department of History at Minnesota State University, Mankato will host a presentation by University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty member Brigitte Fielder on Friday, March 18 at 4 p.m. Authors and Intergenerational Readers: Old Technologies and Speculative Futures”. …

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Author Maria Venegas’ new book “No Greater Joy” is a captivating work that tells the true and moving story of the meeting between the author and her husband

SAN BERNARDINO, CA (PRWEB) March 09, 2022 Maria Venegas, happily married for over twenty-five years and who renewed her vows on November 15, 2019, has completed her new book “No Greater Joy”: a captivating work that tells the incredible story of how the author and her husband met for …

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Can we sympathize with our enemies? An author wants us to try.

The other four sections, “Curiosity”, “People”, “Pathways” and “Honesty”, combine interviews, examples, charts and bullet points with key phrases to remember, such as “express your concerns” and ” pause and persist”. They detail how and when to engage in discussions with those in different blocs (and, importantly, when not to). …

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Novel by the author of Kirby Lonsdale inspired by Sophie Kinsella

A Kirkby Lonsdale author is set to celebrate the launch of her first novel with an event in the town she is ‘proud to call home’. Danielle Owen-Jones’ romantic comedy Stone Broke Heiress will have a reading, Q&A and book signing at the Book Lounge in Kirkby Lonsdale on Friday …

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Nikole Hannah-Jones headlines the free literary festival bringing together the best-selling authors at SMU this month

Southern Methodist University will bring about 100 popular authors to Dallas for the return of its literary festival this month. Dallas Literary Festival headlines Nikole Hannah Jonesauthor of The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story. Jones closes the festival at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22. The theme of the …

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14-year-old author creates series to normalize anxiety

Mary Ann Jensen, fourteen-year-old author of the Sundance Springs series, was in our studio today to catch up with us on her latest writing accomplishments. Since she visited us last March, she has released two new books! MASH POTATOES is book two in the series, and and Pause is the …

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Leonard Kessler, author of colorful children’s books, dies at 101

Mr. Kessler often found inspiration in everyday life. A little boy’s feelings of hunger on a trip to the supermarket, for example, are amplified in “Crunch Crunch” (1955), the sequel to “Plink Plink”, a book about the feeling of thirst. He once told an interviewer that he crawled on the …

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Breezy Point Featured in Author’s Book – Pine and Lakes Echo Journal

BREEZY POINT – Many who visit the crystal clear waters of the Lake District leave inspired. Some, like Susan Scott of St. Anthony, feel inspired to write a book. Author Susan Scott has published five books, with her recent book set at Breezy Point.Contributed / Susan Scott His book, titled …

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Author and pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber is Tuesday’s guest speaker at the Point Loma Writer’s Symposium

Point Loma Nazarene University’s Seaside Writers’ Symposium returns as an in-person festival beginning Tuesday, February 22, featuring an interview with author and Lutheran minister Nadia Bolz-Weber. Known for her bold approach to religion and radical honesty, Bolz-Weber is the founder of the House for All Sinners and Saints congregation in …

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Author Chang will discuss “The Family Chao” at Readers’ Books

Novelist Lan Samantha Chang will be at Readers’ Books on Friday, Feb. 25 to discuss her latest novel, “The Family Chao,” with Bay Area author Angela Pneuman. According to an announcement from the event, the book is “a giggling, searing, and profound portrait of a singular immigrant family grappling with …

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Marvel Lands Game of Thrones Author’s Wild Cards Universe for New Series

Marvel is releasing a new comic book series based on Game of Thrones author George RR Martin’s Wild Cards universe. This summer, Marvel is releasing a new comic book series based on wild cardsthe historical literary universe edited by A song of ice and fire (game of thrones) author George …

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Co-authors of N2Growth’s CEO Leadership Recruiting: Consulting

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — N2Growth, Inc., a global leader in organizational performance and a leading executive search firm, announced the launch of Executive Recruitment: Consulting Skills for Recruiters. The book is co-authored by Kelli Vukelic, CEO of N2Growth, and Simon Mullins, Lead Facilitator at ESIX. The …

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The Library Takes Literature to the Stop Six Neighborhood – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A new library in the Stop Six neighborhood in southeast Fort Worth celebrates black history by connecting residents to free books. The outdoor library, located at 2800 Yeager Street, is the work of non-profit Community Frontline and Believe In Yourself Do It Yourself Records. It has an old-fashioned newsstand feel, …

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Bloomington author publishes children’s books on managing emotions

BLOOMINGTON (Heart of Illinois ABC) – Described as a way to “find a middle ground,” a Bloomington author has published a series of children’s books to help families deal with their children’s emotions. JJ Shegog is co-owner of ‘Jair’s Collections’ – a publishing house that focuses its work on the …

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WWE had something special with the writers of Pain Tag Team

WWE has been accused of dropping the ball with some of the releases of recent years like Aleister Black, Andrade, Bray Wyatt and Ember Moon. However, the Authors of Pain tag team rarely gets the love they deserve for what might have been before WWE let them down. Akam and …

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The ‘Chick-Lit’ category is ‘irritating and insulting’ to female authors – Sheila O’Flanagan

The phrase “Chick Lit” is “irritating and insulting” to female writers, according to award-winning author Sheila O’Flanagan. She was speaking after best-selling author Marian Keyes warned the phrase ‘diminishing’ made women feel ashamed to take her books. In the new To imagine series on the BBC, the Limerick author said …

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Renowned Maine artist and author Ashley Bryan dies at 98

Maine artist, author and storyteller Ashley Bryan has died at the age of 98. Bryan, who lived for years on Little Cranberry Island, wrote and illustrated many children’s and other books and was a prolific painter, illustrator, puppet maker and stained glass artist. Artist Ashley Bryan poses for a portrait …

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Pauline Hopkins, author and playwright, used fiction to explore justice

Pauline Hopkins was featured in “The Colored American magazine”, published in the early 1900s. This Black History Month, the Globe salutes black people in Massachusetts who have made a difference. In the preface to her first novel, published in 1900, Pauline Hopkins wrote about the importance of telling one’s own …

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5 innovative authors published by Westland Books

On Tuesday, news broke that Amazon India was closing publishing company Westland Books which it acquired in 2017. One of India’s largest publishing houses, highly sought after by established and aspiring authors, is on the about to close its doors. Starting as East-West Books in 1962, it was acquired in …

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Award-winning author Ann W. Jarvie to host first in-store book signing event–Feb. 12 in Arizona

Breaking: In AZ, in-person book signings are back, with award-winning author Ann W. Jarvie first in the PHX bookstore. Tweet that “I’m excited Arizona offers the opportunity for an in-store signing session, the first of my nationwide tour which began last fall in the Southeast, but for security reasons virtual, …

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Lindsey Vonn Discusses ‘Rise’ Among This Week’s Author Discussions – Marin Independent Journal

Passage of the book: 51 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Corte Madera; 415-927-0960; bookpassage.com. February 1: Weike Wang discusses “Joan is fine” with May-lee Chai. 5:30 p.m. online; February 2: Dan Saladino discusses “Eating to Extinction” with Paul Freedman. 1 p.m. online; February 3: Lindsey Vonn discusses “Rise” with Angela Duckworth. 4:30 …

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Authors Selah Raymer and Alli Ferguson’s new book ‘Special Dystopia’ is a gripping tale of growing corruption in a small post-apocalypse community

ROCKTON, Ill. (PRWEB) January 28, 2022 Selah Raymer and Alli Ferguson, high school friends with a passion for literature, have finished their new book “Special Dystopia”: a post-apocalyptic tale of corruption and darkness. Raymer and Ferguson share, “Generations have passed after a catastrophic event wiped out all civilization on earth. …

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Scaring cats, forgetting words and authors: ‘mild’ COVID-19 episode hits Globe columnist

Phew. This has been my brain on COVID-19 for the last time…well, I can’t really say, as I more or less lost track of time. Even, on occasion, what day of the week it is. According to Johns Hopkins University, one in five Americans has had COVID-19, and my wife, …

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Local author visits elementary schools in Warsaw

Monday, January 24, 2022 6:21 PM On Friday, local author Dani RG read her book “Please” to students at Lincoln Elementary School. Photo provided. Warsaw Community Schools has announced that local author Dani RG is to visit all eight elementary schools over the next three weeks to share her recently …

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Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Among Authors at Houston Book Events This Week

Inprint features author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers. Photo: Harper Collins SUNDAY Gordon Korman: The author will give a virtual presentation of his new novel “Operation Do-Over” and answer video messages and questions submitted by children, as part of Inprint Cool Brains! Reading series. 4:00 p.m.; inprinthouston.org MONDAY Puja Guha: The author …

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Roundup: Authors from Quad-City and the Midwest to put on your reading list | Fun and Entertainment

“The Midwest Survival Guide” by Charlie Berens: Although Charlie Berens did not grow up locally, he learns about many habits practiced in the Quad-Cities and throughout the Midwest in “The Midwest Survival Guide”. In Berens’ New York Times bestseller, the comedian and Wisconsin native offers tips and tricks for those …

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Author Carmel Zipes’ latest novel serves as a history lesson

Doug Zipes has always been intrigued by World War II and Adolf Hitler. So the 82-year-old Carmel resident’s fifth novel, “Ari’s Spoon,” takes readers on a time travel to the Warsaw Ghetto and Nazi death camps. The novel was published on December 23 by iUniverse. zippers The story centers on …

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Authors McCullough and Callahan discuss the history of Cabarrus | Local News

For the good of our country, it is important to talk about our history. They discussed a number of issues in American history after the Civil War. Specifically, they talked about the history of Mount Pleasant, Concord, and other parts of Cabarrus County. According to McCullough’s new book, found on …

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Black authors are removed from school libraries for fear of critical race theory

Black authors have said their books have been banned and pulled from library shelves due to Republican Party fears over Critical Race Theory (CRT), which examines the ways race and racism intersect with politics, culture and law. CRT is the academic framework that racism has existed in many structures and …

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Reviews | Prison systems insist on banning books by black authors. It’s time to end censorship.

Prison censorship still shocks us, even after years of working with Books to Prisoners, but it rarely surprises us now. The SCCF’s ban of Malcolm X is part of a widespread pattern of censorship by prisons that selectively and intentionally targets books by black authors and books containing criticism of …

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Forspoken could have had Mistborn author Brandon Sanderson as a writer

It seems possible that best-selling fantasy author Brandon Sanderson – creator of the Mistborn series and writer of the latest Wheel of Time novels – was asked to write the lore for Square Enix Forspoken’s upcoming fantasy action RPG, but has was forced to refuse it. because he’s busy with …

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Q&A: Meg Long, author of “Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves”

We chat with first author Meg Long about her upcoming release Cold at night, fast wolves, which is a gripping start to survival, family found, and the girl-wolf bond that offers a new twist to classic survival stories and frontier myths. Meg discusses all things writing, book recommendations, and more! …

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Local Author’s First Book Depicts the Dark Side of 2 Brothers | WLife

After years of wanting to and even starting to write a book, inspiration came at the right time for Jim Cheney. “A year or two ago, I was in a restaurant in Monteagle, [Tennessee], and I probably drank too much coffee when I had an idea, ”he said. Cheney, a …

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Richard King, Montreal writer and broadcaster, has passed away

Montreal novelist, entrepreneur and book critic Richard King died on Sunday. King brought his unbridled passion for books to CBC Montreal as a columnist for Home Run then Let’s go on CBC Radio One until the end of 2021. He has also written book reviews and articles for the CBC …

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St. Louis Blues brave a frigid night, author of “team effort” to dominate the Minnesota Wild at the Winter Classic

MINNEAPOLIS – Jordan Kyrou had two goals and two assists in a second five-goal period for St. Louis, and the Blues went through the coldest away game in NHL history to beat host Minnesota Wild 6 -4 during the Winter Classic Saturday night. The official face-off temperature at Target Field, …

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New Orleans Gears Up for Local Author’s Gothic Shapeshifter Tale

“Lalin Bonheur: Bewitched by the Greenhouses”, by Margaret O. Howard. Shapeshifter, werewolves, a witch, prophetic dreams, old African gods in the New World: there is powerful magic and big trouble in the French Quarter of 19th-century New Orleans, the backdrop of the second novel by Alligator Point writer Margaret O. …

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Saugus author of Westerns has two new books

Entertainment, lifestyle, news You have 2 free items left this month. SAUGUS – Tom Sheehan, 94, a former student of Saugus High School, has had two new western books, “The Townsman” and “The Horseman Cometh and Other Stories”, published by Pocol Press of Punxsutawney, Pa. Readers can accompany the 94-year-old …

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Patrick Bet-David buys Broward office buildings for $ 9 million

Patrick Bet-David (PatrickBetDavid.com, iStock / Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal) In separate deals totaling $ 8.6 million, author and social media influencer Patrick Bet-David purchased a pair of office buildings in Broward County. In Fort Lauderdale, a subsidiary managed by Bet-David paid $ 4.2 million for …

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Twinkle Khanna Picks His Stars: A Playlist Compiled By The Author

Are you bored at home this winter and want to stay in bed all day? Twinkle Khanna, actor turned author, curated the perfect list of books to read. She shared the recommendations as part of a fun Instagram reel on her Tweak India platform. Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and …

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How Richard Paul Evans’ ‘The Christmas Box’ Helps Children

His novels, over 40 of them, have sold over 35 million copies and have been translated into 24 languages. The predominant theme is Christmas, dating back to his first book, “The Christmas Box”, a self-published (early) bestseller that launched the unlikely career of an author whom The New York Times …

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Wheel of Time author teases upcoming video game project with studio “a lot of you have heard about”

Current Wheel of Time author has announced an upcoming video game project with a studio that “many of you have heard of.” Brandon Sanderson – who became the author of the Wheel of Time book series in 2007 after the death of the original author – has published a blog …

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Journalist, Dallas Morning News political reporter and author Wayne Slater killed in car crash

AUSTIN – Retired Dallas Morning News Austin bureau chief and senior political writer Wayne Slater, who has chronicled the rise of two Texas governors and co-authored two books on George W. Bush’s adviser Karl Rove, has died Monday in a car crash in Williamson County. He was 74 years old. …

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author visits Ridgeview to celebrate reading | Life

Popular children’s book author Michael Shoulders visited Ridgeview School for a day of celebration of reading and literacy on December 14th. His visit was scheduled as part of Ridgeview’s Olympic Literacy Theme for 2021-2022. The purpose of this theme is to help students establish and set individual and group reading …

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A Winter Evening with Author Lois Lowry

LOVELL – Friends of the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library are excited to set up an online chat with Lois Lowry on Thursday, January 27 at 7 p.m. ET. Join us as famed Lowry, a resident of Maine with deep connections to Bridgton and Lovell, talks about his life and writings, …

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Charles R. Morris, iconoclastic author on economics, dies at 82

Among his other books were “A Rabble of Dead Money: The Great Crash and the Global Depression: 1929-1939 (2017); “Comeback: America’s New Economic Boom” (2013); “The Wise Men: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker and the Maelstrom of the Markets” (2009); “The Trillion Dollar Merger” (2008); “The Surgeons: Life and …

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Colorado Springs Author Publishes Cookbook With Recipes From Her Former Bed and Breakfast | Way of life

If you frequented The French Kitchen before the pandemic, you will probably remember Heidi Wigand-Nicely. She was the super cheerful little barista who pulled espressos. Working there was exactly what she needed to decide which passion she would follow next. “It was a transition from selling my Fox Run B&B …

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Outlander author Diana Gabaldon reveals she knew how Jamie and Claire’s story would end for 20 years

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ARTICLES the foreigner author Diana Gabaldon has been busy promoting the new book in the series – Go tell the bees that I’m gone. Ahead of the premiere of season 6 of the hit Starz season 6, Gabaldon hid a few secrets. Including the fact that she …

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