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Roll over, Rimbaud: P. F. Kluge, Walt Whitman, and Eddie and the Cruisers

Ask someone who came of age in the 1980s what they remember about the movie Eddie and the Cruisers and one of the following responses is likely: It spawned the great rock-radio staple "On the Dark Side" and briefly made MTV stars of the improbably named John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band .

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Related Topix: Rock-N-Roll, Pop/Rock, John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Arts

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Washington Post

a Julian Hawthorne,a by Gary Scharnhorst

Halfway through this engaging and authoritative biography , I decided to interrupt my reading to look at some of its subject's many stories and novels.

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Related Topix: Arts, Supernatural, Entertainment

News Times

Library again to host huge book sale

Simply describing Pequot Library's weekend event as a "book sale" would be much like referring to Paris as a city with a lot of old paintings displayed in a lot of old buildings.

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Related Topix: Monroe, CT, Arts, Fairfield County, CT

Eastern Daily Press

Fast Show star and Young Bond author Charlie Higson receives honorary doctorate from UEA

The co-creator of BBC Two's The Fast Show graduated from the UEA in 1980 after studying for a BA in England and American Literature with a minor in Film Studies.

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Related Topix: The Fast Show, Entertainment, Television, Arts

The Times of India

British-Indian writer Neel Mukherjee's novel shortlisted for Man Booker Prize 2014

LONDON: British-Indian writer and Kolkata-born Neel Mukherjee's latest novel 'The Lives of Others' that is set in 1960s Bengal and revolves around a man's extremist political activism during troubled times has been shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Arts

Metropulse.com

'Journey to the West' and 'Faust' Update Classic Literature for the Big Screen

Grumblers grumble as Hollywood rolls out concept art for what amounts to rebooting Batman for the third time in recent memory.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema

The Modesto Bee

Michael Schmidt's 'The Novel: A Biography' captures life, history, connections of literature

Michael Schmidt's massive new book, "The Novel: A Biography," covers nearly 700 years of prose and hundreds of writers.

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Related Topix: Arts, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Virginia

Neatorama

Book Map

If you love books and maps, then Dorothy Collective has got the cartographical wonder for you: their Book Map features titles of over 600 books by literature's greatest authors - from Thomas Hardy to Virginia Woolf, and Tolkien to Kurt Vonnegut - in form of a street map in the style of a turn of the century London.

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Related Topix: Arts, Tom Hardy

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Man Raises More Than $400,000 to Turn Bible into a Series of Modern Novels

His goal is is to create a Bible where "The Biblical Literature [is] designed & crafted for reading, separated into four elegant volumes, and free of all numbers, notes, etc."

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Related Topix: Arts

Christian Science Monitor

Literature to share with tweens and teens: Go beyond today's young adult titles

The cover image for George Orwell's 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' originally published in 1950, which still has themes that easily relate to today's audiences.

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Related Topix: Arts, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Stratford, CT

Boston.com

New Balance Launches Literature-Inspired Shoes

The Boston-based athletic company released this month the "Authors Collection," a three-tier shoe collection inspired by great American literature.

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Related Topix: Arts, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Applied Clinical Trials

Galmed Announces FDA Clearance of IND of Armachol for the Treatment of Fatty Liver Disorders

Such clearance will permit Galmed to conduct clinical trials of its product candidate, aramchol, in for the treatment of fatty liver disorders.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Arts, Diabetes

Easley Progress

Literature digs deep into the soul of the wr...

In the last seven months I would have to say we've covered any number of topics including religion, politics, my life, my sons, my pets, and music.

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CiteULike

Superficial granulomatous pyoderma: a case in an 11-year-old girl and review of the literature.

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Examiner.com

Hot Shot Debut: M.P. Cooley on 'Ice Shear'

Ms. Cooley is the debut novelist of Ice Shear . A native of upstate New York, she currently lives in Campbell, California.

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Related Topix: Barnard College, Arts, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News-Messenger

Kids get history, literature lesson at Tom Sawyer Days

If the kids don't leave Tom Sawyer Days wet and muddy, Sandusky County Parks District Program Coordinator Jeanne Dietrich said they missed out.

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Related Topix: Family, Arts, Kids, Sandusky County, OH

Examiner.com

Four popular classic movies that were based on short stories

George Bailey's unlikeable grandson will get a visit from his guardian angel/aunt in the sequel.

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Related Topix: Arts, Film Noir, The Killers, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Burt Lancaster, Life, Holidays, Christmas, It's a Wonderful Life, Comedy Movies, It Happened One Night

The Victoria Advocate

Bloomington man turns childhood tinfoil-creation hobby into art

Gallegos, 29, maintains a hobby of hand-sculpting aluminum foil figurines based on his imagination and characters from historical and popular literature and television and film.

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Related Topix: Arts, Sculpting

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Gerson: 'The Giver' is serious stuff for a teen literature movie

In 1993, Lois Lowry wrote a slim book for youth about totalitarianism, euthanasia, suicide, sexual awakening and infanticide.

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Related Topix: Arts, Vocal, Lois Lowry, Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Opinion

The Stranger

The Lives of the Artists, in Comic Form

Like the old Classics Illustrated line, which adapted the classics of literature to comics form, Catherine Ingram's new "This Is..." line brings the world of high art to the comics medium.

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