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47 min ago | Public Broadcasting Service

GP at the Met: The Look of Unrequited Love in Werther

Jules Massenet's opera Werther is a tragic romance based on Goethe's autobiographical novel The Sorrows of Young Werther , the epitome of the Sturm und Drang Romantic movement in German literature.

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2 hrs ago | CiteULike

Chromosome 22q11.2 deletion may contain a locus for recessive early-onset Parkinson's disease.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Arts

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Rose Senehi Presents Her Latest Blue Ridge Novel

On Saturday, July 12th at 2 p.m. Rose Senehi will visit City Lights Bookstore to present her latest novel, Dancing on Rocks.

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Related Topix: Chimney Rock, NC, Arts

Vibe

Queen Of Street Literature Wahida Clark Talks New Book and Cash Money Deal

Starting her writing career while serving a 10 1/2 prison sentence, and receiving advice from prison mate Martha Stewart, the official queen of street literature Wahida Clark is not putting the pencil down anytime soon.

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Canada.com

For Kids: A magical book of adventure

Saving Houdini, the dust-jacket flap tells us, is Michael Redhill's first book for young readers.

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Iol.co.za

The books that send us to sleep

Despite all the hype surrounding this year's high-brow best-seller, Capital In The 21st Century by Left-wing French economist Thomas Piketty, a survey has revealed that more than a quarter of those who picked up the 685-page tome never got past page 26, and only just over 2 percent of readers finished it.

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Tehran Times

Iranian children's writer Azar Yazdi literary award established

An Azar Yazdi Award is on display after the unveiling ceremony in Tehran on July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Cooperstown Summer Music Festival to Welcome Jazz and Classical Artists, 8/6-24

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival, under the artistic direction of flutist Linda Chesis, opens its 16th season on Wednesday, August 6 with the concert Inspired by Italy.

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Related Topix: The Quartet, Jazz, Tchaikovsky, Classical, Arts, Schubert

Alabama Live

'To Kill a Mockingbird' celebrates 54 years

An American classic was born 54 years ago today with the release of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, To Kill a Mockingbird, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Pop/Rock, Harper Lee, Arts, Alabama, Entertainment

USA Today

'Tearling' author on censorship and realistic heroines

'Tearling' author on censorship and realistic heroines Erika Johansen talks her debut novel, 'The Queen of the Tearling.'

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Korea Herald

[Weekender] Mega stores seek to connect with readers

In an effort to overcome a decline in sales, and the profoundly dwindling public interest in reading, Korea's two largest book retailers Kyobo Book Center and Yes 24 set out their own unique strategies.

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Feministing

Top 5 Feminists of the New Generation

In the United States, the 1968 Miss America pageant was the threshold of modern feminism, wherein protesters led by Carol Hanisch fled to the Atlantic City Boardwalk and rallied against the event organization's wrong implication about women.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Beloved Bear Bottle Stoppers - Nendo Designed Winnie the Pooh...

If you plan on going to Walt Disney Japan any time soon, you might see this Winnie the Pooh glassware designed by Nendo.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Literary Macaron Designs - The French Desserts are Inspired by The...

These stunningly intricate macaron designs depict characters and scenes from the classic children's novel 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardobe.'

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

SF Signal

Table of Contents: the Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume...

Subterranean has posted the table of contents for the upcoming collection The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick Volume Five: We Can Remember it for You Wholesale which features a dust jacket by Bill Sienkewicz: Philip K. Dick was one of the seminal figures of 20th century science fiction.

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The Inquirer & Mirror

Thar She Blows! "Moby Dick Rehearsed" at NHA

Herman Melville's classic "Moby-Dick" has a strong Nantucket connection and a lasting legacy that has trickled over into this century.

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Related Topix: Moby Dick Rehearsed, Drama Movies, Adventure, Herman Melville, Nantucket, MA, Celebrities, Gothic, Orson Welles, Arts

USA Today

'So You Think You Can Dance' recap by Donna Kauffman: And NOW we dance

HEA contributor and best-selling romance author Donna Kauffman dishes on last night's 'So You Think You Can Dance.'

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Examiner.com

The "Boom" in Audio Books

To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee's Pulitzer prize-winning book , is now the latest masterpiece to be reinvented as an audio book.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Harper Lee, Arts, Libraries

National Public Radio

An 'Unexpected' Treat For Octavia E. Butler Fans

When a writer passes before her time, readers and fans often mourn not only the loss of her presence in the world, but the loss of the words she may yet have written.

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Portland Tribune

The more things change ...

A preponderance of rocket ships, lasers and alien raider attacks clearly marks Clayton Callahan's second novel, 'Tales of the Screaming Eagle: The Legend of Kilroy,' as futuristic science-fiction.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Aloha, OR, US Military, US Army, Arts, Wilsonville, OR, US Navy

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