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MONEY & LIFE
When watching Katie Teague's nonfiction film essay on economics, it is often hard to determine whether she is trying to offer a sincere consideration on how to reanimate the stalled global economy or whether she is offering a mockumentary where absurd statements are stoically served for the merriment of the viewers.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
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Bellingham author Clete Smith reads from his book, "Aliens on Vacation" to sixth graders at Kulshan Middle School on April 19, 2011 in Bellingham.
Paul Stanley's Autobiography Debuts at #2 on "New ...
Paul Stanley has called his story "inspirational" -- and the telling of that story has apparently inspired legions to go buy the book in which the story is told.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
North Platte Bulletin
Author set for A to Z Books presentation
Magunson will appear downtown at A to Z Books at 1:30 p.m. and be in Stapleton at the community center at 4:30 p.m. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas, is a nonfiction travel-history book that uncovers stories of the international highway that runs in front of the bookstore as it bisects the two ... (more)
Cinema Blend News
Steven Spielberg Reteams With Tony Kushner For The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara
Steven Spielberg is no stranger to docudramas. When the three-time Academy Award winner gears up to bring a true story to the big screen, he tends to have his pick of talent in front of and behind the camera.
National Public Radio
NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of April 17, 2014
A profile of everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother and a young scrap-metal thief, illuminating the way their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religion, caste and economic tensions.
Garcia Marquez: More Than Just a Magic Realist
Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.
Biography of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
A [ key ], 1928-, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, and journalist, b. Aracataca.
"Teenage": A scrapbook-style look at 20th-century invention
It's hard to reconcile, considering the degree to which adolescents now dominate popular culture, but the idea of the teenager is a uniquely 20th-century invention, born out of advances in psychological theory, changes in child-labor laws and a boom in leisure-time activities for the under-20 set.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Miami Herald
Francine Prose reconstructs a Nazi collaborator and Paris in this dazzling historical novel.
A photographer, a baroness, an author, a French Resistance worker and a cross-dressing lesbian race car driver turned Nazi collaborator walk into a bar - not just any bar, but the Chameleon Club, inspired by Brassai's iconic photograph "Lesbian Couple at Le Monocle, 1932" and the scene of Francine Prose's tour de force novel.
The Hartford Courant
Writer's Weekend At Twain House
The 3rd Annual Writers' Weekend, three days of talks, workshops and book signings by authors, poets and playwrights, takes place Friday Saturday and Sunday, April 25 to 27, at the Mark Twain House & Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford.
U.Va. History Prof. wins Pulitzer
Famed University History Prof. Alan Taylor tallied his second Pulitzer Prize award Monday for his book "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832."
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Writers read work from Denise Gess Literary Awards
Sharing personal poetry and stories may be difficult or even embarrassing for some, but for certain writers on campus, being open to submitting those pieces won them the 2014 Denise Gess Literary Awards.
Christian Science Monitor
Nadine Gordimer: The disillusion and corruption of post-Mandela South Africa
Farewell messages for late South African president Nelson Mandela are written over a panel in a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2013.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
SAT Changes Include Fewer Answer Choices, Shorter Mandatory Test Time
The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with college aspirations.
The Janesville Gazette
Speeches set about a oeDeath Beyond the Willowsa
Greg Peck's revised nonfiction book, "Death Beyond the Willows," features a new cover designed by Gazette graphic artist Tony DiNicola.
Pulitzer Prize 2014 winners in the arts
Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ... Annie Baker's play The Flick starring, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten.
India-born poet wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize
New York: India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson Talks the Warmth of Other Suns at McAninch Arts Center Tonight
Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson will discuss her New York Times' bestselling book "The Warmth of Other Suns" at the McAninch Arts Center tonight, April 15 at 7:30pm.
Friends of Otis Library plan spring book sale
Norwich The Friends of Otis Library annual spring book sale will be held April 25 through 27 in the lower level at the library, 261 Main St. An Early Bird Preview will run April 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. at $10 per person.