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When you hear about the streets of Oakland on television, a picture is painted of young thugs in hoodies and beanies roaming the streets in pursuit of their next victim or of underage prostitutes with too much makeup caked on their face pacing up and down the avenue.
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Neuroskeptic readers will know that concern over false-positive science is growing .
9 hrs ago | National Public Radio
"By this time he'd opened a new bottle of tequila and was quaffing it down. Then he grabbed a grapefruit and sliced it in half with a Gerber mini-magnum - a stainless-steel hunting knife with a blade like a fresh-honed razor."
11 hrs ago | Radio Times
Cain tracks down Belle at the cafe and reveals how Zak is in a bad way because of her.
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WHILE the world moves on at a terrifying speed, there's one thing you can always rely on - the BBC's fondness for wheeling out the cadavers of old books.
16 hrs ago | Guardian-series.co.uk
Five-time novelist Dreda Say Mitchell will talk about her passion for reading at Walthamstow's The Mill on Friday Dreda say Mitchell book Geezer Girls has been selected as one of this year's literary reads for World Book Night The author of a book chosen for this year's World Book Night is to speak about the novel and her passion for literature.
SALT LAKE CITY — It was William Shakespeare's 450th birthday Wednesday and his influence hasn't diminished much in those long years since his popularity rose in the days of Queen Elizabeth.
Bitters have undergone a bitter struggle, nearly evaporating completely as a result of the Prohibition, and enduring an extended hiatus of unpopularity for decades thereafter.
If you're the type of literature-loving pop culturalist who likes to read a story before you see it on the big screen, you should clear some space ASAP in your schedule for "Love and Other Foreign Words."
Folks." "I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand.
When John Updike died in 2009 at the age of 76, followers of American literature could not quite comprehend it.
Some of the most memorable characters in classic American literature suffer from severe mental illness - Benjy Compson, Edna Pontellier, Holden Caulfield and Lennie Small.
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Ukip leader Nigel Farage has shrugged off questions over whether a woman featured in the party's campaign literature should have been identified as one of his aides.
Could the next great novel be simply a collection of tweets and status updates? For most, the idea may seem preposterous.
Fans and family paid their last respects to much-loved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in a colorful remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature.
Boys are being put off reading because of the influence women have on children's literature, says an award-winning children's author.