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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Introducing the judging panel for this year's East Anglian Book Awards

Winner of the East Anglian Book of the Year Award , Diana Souhami with her biography and memoir of Edith Cavell at the EDP Jarrold East Anglian Book Awards.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ledbury Reporter

Rare find in donations bag at Hereford charity bookshop

Rare first edition of Harper Lee's novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird' donated to Oxfam book shop.Manager Janet Gilbert with the book along with a rare Victorian book on butterflies and moths which was also donated at the same time.

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Town Topics

Author Jhumpa Lahiri Is Among 17 New Princeton Faculty Appointments

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri will join Princeton's creative writing faculty in the Lewis Center for the Arts at Prince-ton University, but not until September of 2015.

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USA Today

George R.R. Martin has harsh words for fans

It has taken years for George R.R. Martin to write the five existing Game of Thrones novels, and there's no telling when the sixth will be hitting bookshelves.

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Nuvo.net

Ask the Sex Doc: Erotica that doesn't suck, Fisting 101, when nipple rings go wrong

Fifty Shades of Bae Do you have any recommendations when it comes to erotic literature? Something more recent than Casanova, and something more progressive than Shades of Gray? Something I could make my husband read to me? - Anonymously submitted via Tumblr Sarah: My best advice? Grab a bunch of modern anthologies and get into as many different ... (more)

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Alabama Live

Winston Groom's 'The Aviators' delves into the Golden Age of Flight

Winston Groom just celebrated the 20th anniversary of his 1986 epic novel "Forrest Gump" turn as a blockbuster movie, but the Alabama author hasn't slowed down in producing interesting, informative works of literature since then.

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Asia News Network

Big-screen dreams for online novelists novelists

In recent years, publishers, directors and TV producers have taken a keen interest in popular online novels, thanks to their originality and solid fan base.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Art Daily

Melville's White Whale and Rex Stout titles bring top dollar at Swann Galleries

Topping Swann Galleries ' June 19 auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature was a first American edition of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick or, The Whale-with white endpapers-New York, 1851, which brought $40,000 against a pre-sale estimate of $18,000 to $25,000, while a scarce fourth edition copy also exceeded expectations, bringing $7,168 in its ... (more)

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St.Petersburg Times

Fyodor Dostoevsky is a monumental figure not only in Russia, a...

Fyodor Dostoevsky is a monumental figure not only in Russia, a country that reveres writers, but in global literature as well.

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CiteULike

Topographic representation of high-level cognition: numerosity or sensory processing?

Trends in Cognitive Sciences , Vol. 18, No. 1. , pp. 1-3, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2013.10.002 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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USA Today

Harry Potter is 34, going gray in new Rowling writing

J.K. Rowling paints a dishy picture of an adult Harry in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.

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Wall Street Journal

Japan in Bloom

The same policies that locked Japanese society into a peaceful and orderly feudal system from the early 1600s through the 1860s fostered one of the country's most exuberant and vibrant art scenes.

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The Washington Post

Reviving conservative pop culture

In the cover story of the July 7 issue of National Review, Adam Bellow issued a refreshing call for conservatives to re-engage with mass culture.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Adventure Theatre MTC's 63rd Season to Feature Stuart Little, Wizard of Oz & More

Adventure Theatre MTC , the two-time recipient of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Production, Theatre for Young Audiences, has announced its 63rd Season .

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Steampunk exhibit coming to Meadowlands Museum in Rutherford

Baron Maximilian Von Zipple and Professor Adam Smasher of The Eternal Frontier will perform at the Meadowlands Museum on July 21. The Meadowlands Museum in Rutherford is "gearing up" for its "Alternative Reality: Steampunk & the Victorian Age" program, featuring a series of speakers and exhibits on the growing cult phenomenon, scheduled to open on ... (more)

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Stanford

fellow investigates how literature shapes medicine

Alvan Ikoku's experience conducting archival work on malaria control helped him recognize the public health significance of literary writing.

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Related Topix: Arts, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

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