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3 hrs ago | Aberdare Online
A debut children's book by a primary school teacher is to be launched 17 September at Sully Primary School writers' shed as part of an exciting initiative to bring the work of Dylan Thomas to thousands of school children. Mr Mahli's Shed and a ghost named Dylan by Laura Sheldon , features a grumpy ghost now resident in a shed near Cwmdonkin Drive.
7 hrs ago | USA Today
Rick Yancey's young-adult sci-fi novel The 5th Wave set up an expansive apocalyptic alien-invasion scenario. By comparison, his follow-up is an intimate character study.
12 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)
I've written before about By Heart, a series at The Atlantic in which authors write short pieces about their favorite passages in literature. This week, our own Edan Lepucki - whose new novel you may have heard about thanks to Stephen Colbert - writes about the metaphors in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale .
16 hrs ago | USA Today
Monday Night Romance: Orange is the color of Tracy's football past HEA contributors Kim Lowe and Tracy Solheim celebrate Monday Night Football. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tU03dJ Move over, Al Michaels and John Madden.
LUDLOW Assembly Rooms presents a captivating evening in celebration of the ever-popular Jane Austen that will appeal to anyone with an interest in the great writer's life and work. Olivier Award-winner Guy Masterson returns to the Assembly Rooms to direct the critically acclaimed Austen's Women - a one woman performance that sheds a new light on many much-loved classics from the Austen canon.
Mystery roundup: A new Hercule Poirot tale From London to Scandinavia to a cruise ship, murder is at hand. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tS3MZp We're in the midst of an epidemic of celebrity pastiche novels, with results ranging from the dire to the passable , their dignified forewords about "estate approval" never quite drowning out the chime of cash registers.
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The bite of the Black Dog can be worse than its bark. To some, the Black Dog is man's best friend, a faithful companion in the rear of a pickup truck; to others it is a metaphor for the shadows of depression .
When I typed "Main Street vs. Wall Street" into Google search, it spat back 218 million results. The juxtaposition of the terms seems to have originated with a book called "Main Street and Wall Street," written by Harvard economics professor William Z. Ripley and published in 1929.
The Comic Book Project, an archiving effort undertaken by the School of Cultural Texts and Records at Jadavpur University, was officially launched on August 29, but it was a sneak preview really of something that can become quite big. The project aims to collect and digitise comic strips in Indian languages from the earliest days.
Man Booker prize-winner Eleanor Catton is made of the write stuff. The acclaimed Kiwi author's lineage includes a who's who of famous names in the worlds of literature, music, films and politics.
Bill Bennett, who was education secretary under President Ronald Reagan, just published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal : "The Conservative Case for Common Core," with the subhead: Federal intrusion and misleading rumors do a disservice to an effort that started in the states. The piece begins with Bennett saying he has been "following the national debate" over the Common Core state standards, and continues with a smack at the Obama administration for its involvement and then tries to explain why conservatives should support the Core.
Shailene Woodley, right, and Ansel Elgort in "The Fault in Our Stars." Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.
Some years ago, the novelist Anna Quindlen wrote a meditation on the central role that reading plays in her life. How Reading Changed My Life is insightful, touching, and often funny, and many of us will find we share Quindlen's sense that "reading is my home, my sustenance, my great invincible companion."
It doesn't get much creepier than the Shades & Shadows readings at California Institute of AbnormalArts. The walls drip with novelties and contain a bizarre collection of relics, including a mummified Chinese magician and a severed arm that's said to grant wishes.
When Google isn't enough to satisfy your scientific queries, try Randall Munroe. The former NASA roboticist, 29, has built a cult following with his stick-figure webcomic xkcd and he has a new book.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:39 pm
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