Noah Gordon, 95, dies; American novelist with audiences abroad

Noah Gordon, an American author who was virtually unknown at home but whose novels on Jewish history, medicine and identity turned him into a literary luminary abroad, died Monday at his home in Dedham, Mass. He was 95 years old. His death was confirmed by his wife, Lorraine Gordon. Mr. …

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High School Hero – Boston Herald

Families of high school athlete in Greater Boston have refrigerators covered in memories of glory days, newspaper clippings, and hard copy proof that these events weren’t dreams but a reality. Chances are these memories come from Danny Ventura. Since 1991, Ventura has been a staple of the region’s high school …

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Why many comic book sellers don’t come back to Comic-Con

Jamie Newbold is as seasoned a salesman at Comic-Con International in San Diego as they come. The retired police officer started selling back vintage issues at the world’s biggest comic book convention in 1975, long before he opened his Southern California Comics store in 1998. He believes he is one …

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Citing apartheid, international writers support Sally Rooney boycott of Israel – Middle East Monitor

Seventy prominent writers, poets and playwrights from several continents signed a letter endorsing Sally Rooney’s boycott of Israel, describing it as “an exemplary response to the growing injustices inflicted on the Palestinians.” Major authors, including award-winning Irish authors Niamh Campbell and Kevin Barry; Rachel Kushner, Eileen Myles and Eliot Weinburger …

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Study Proves Safety and Effectiveness of New Radionuclide Therapy for Neuroendocrine Neoplasms

A new type of peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been shown to control disease in 85 percent of patients with metastatic neuroendocrine neoplasms, achieving complete remission in some patients. The first human study used 177Lu-DOTA-LM3 therapy, which was administered without serious side effects and was well tolerated by the …

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BBC Holby City: Jac Naylor’s famous real-life sister who was in Casualty and The Bill

Rosie Marcel, 44, has been well known for playing the straightforward, no-frills character of Jac Naylor on Holby City since 2005, but less well known is that her sister Kelly Marcel, 47, also had a minor role in the series – well that the siblings had very different experiences of …

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Naruto: the 10 best non-fiction books

Since the original manga series began in 1999, the mega-popular Masashi Kishimoto Naruto the brand name has been adapted across several multimedia avenues. Yet while comics and animated series remain the most beloved, people often overlook or overlook the wave of non-fiction-related tomes that have been made available for consumption …

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Nationwide Author Steve Sheinkin Fallout Tour & Breakdown Workshop

Presented by: Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group and School Library JournalDate and time of the event: Tuesday, December 14, 2021 | 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET / 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. PT Calling all classes and libraries! Join the bestselling and award-winning author Steve sheinkin for a conversation on …

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Elex Media licenses debut novel The Promised Neverland – News

1st Norman-centric novel debuted in 2018 Indonesian publisher Elex Media Komputindo’s official Twitter account announced last week that it had granted a license Yakusoku no Neverland: Norman kara no Tegami (The Promised Neverland: A Letter from Norman), the first novel based on Kaiu Shirai and Posuka demizu‘s The promised imaginary …

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Ricky Stuart’s son chosen for Australia’s rugby sevens team Jed Stuart 2024 Olympics Tim Walsh

Ricky Stuart’s son has been chosen to play rugby sevens for Australia. Jed Stuart, 20, flew with the national team to Dubai this week and is now set to become an Olympian in Paris 2024. Aussie coach Tim Walsh said he was unaware Stuart was linked to the famous Raiders …

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