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37 min ago | SanLuisObispo.com
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.
4 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far? Can we ascribe it to the human fascination to visit new places, see how other people live, or obtain fresh experiences? Or are they simply echoing life, which itself is a journey in time and space? Travel also always had a close ... (more)
9 hrs ago | Asopa People
THE Crocodile Prize is Papua New Guinea's national literature contest. It was established in 2010 to encourage Papua New Guineans to write and also to ensure the people of PNG had access to a home-grown literature.
13 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Bill Gates , one of the world's richest men, set the book world alight this month when he recommended aspiring business leaders open a copy of "Business Adventures," a collection of articles written in the 1960s by the late New Yorker writer John Brooks.
17 hrs ago | Cool Hunting
The Smiths get covered, DJ DB Burkeman on the Rolling Stones and more in this week's look at music Ishmael Butler-whose notoriety peaked in the mid '90s when he became known as Butterfly, one-third of experimental trio Digable Planets-is a music veteran with impeccable taste and tenacity.
19 hrs ago | Forward
I was dozing in front of the TV when I lifted one eyelid to see Rachel Maddow interviewing a man with a trim beard and a startling name: Alfred Doblin.
WYANTT COUNTS/ASSOCIATED PRESS/1990Nadine Gordimer, winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for literature, was a South African novelist whose anti-apartheid works were once denounced by the white-minority government in her homeland.
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Spurred by an experimental controversy in the literature, we investigate the end-monomer dynamics of semiflexible polymers through Brownian hydrodynamic simulations and dynamic mean-field theory.
'Up the Down Staircase' writer Bel Kaufman dead at 103 NEW YORK - The author of Up the Down Staircase has died in New York City.
The beauty of weaving an anti-fracking agenda into a work of fiction is that drilling for natural gas can be demonized without a burden of proof.
I would like to consider the source of stories. To simplify, one might say that they are three: the unconscious mind, literature, and life itself.
I write young adult novels, and in the writing community, there is an ongoing discussion about needing more diversity in the books that are published for children.
Actor Daniel Radcliffe has taken on roles that are very different from each other since he finished playing Harry Potter in the "Potter" films.
We asked nine horror aficionados - including Charlaine Harris, Jack Ketchum, Mira Grant, and Fangoria magazine-to choose the one book that keeps them up at night.
Rachel Kramer Bussel is the editor of The Big Book of Orgasms, Hungry for More, Women in Lust and many other anthologies.
Foundation Medicine, Inc. has announced that it has partnered with the Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute and Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation to launch a first of its kind, multi-center, international prospective study, the Genomics of Young Lung Cancer.
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