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8 hrs ago | Sister Toldjah
But I do not claim to be an expert. If, however, this is representative of how American History is to be taught, I'll be reaching for my pitchfork and torch.
Do undocumented immigrants contribute to the economy?
Should public schools teach Evolution or Creationism?
11 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org
This week's list of New York Times best-selling books proves as usual that the Times doesn't review conservative best-sellers.
From Ben Franklin's " Poor Richard's Improved " to Sonia Sotomayor's " My Beloved World ," nearly 100 titles of fiction, nonfiction, plays and poetry begin the initial roll of Books that Shaped Work in America -a Centennial project of the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress .
On Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m., the museum shop at the nonprofit Royall House and Slave Quarters will be open for holiday shopping.
In time for the Christmas shopping season, my selections for the best books of 2013 : Nonfiction : Alan Taylor, "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832."
Brenda Thomas, president of Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library, helps sort donations for Saturday's book sale at the library at 115 Alford St.... For readers who love a mystery, LaGrange Memorial Library is the place to be Saturday, where a book sale of donated items is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. "This year we have an extraordinary collection of ... (more)
Two Upshur County names played a part in the capture of one of the most notorious female criminals in U.S. history - Florida serial killer Aileen Carol Wuornos, whose case was documented in several books and movies.
Happy December! 'Tis the season for lots and lots of little white lights and other festiveness everywhere! That makes the long dark nights, oh, so much better! On Nov. 20, the National Book Awards were announced.
Just as Larry McMurtry made his mark explaining Texas through his fiction, T.R. Fehrenbach used his nonfiction writings to explain the state's complicated, compelling history.
After a three-day auction, Gallery Books executive editor Karen Kosztolnyik won North American rights to Tilar Mazzeo's nonfiction proposal, Irena's Children, about a woman who has been dubbed the "female Oskar Schindler."
The wife of noted Texas historian T.R. Fehrenbach says the former longtime head of the Texas Historical Commission has died.
Historian Jill Lepore explains "what it means to write history not from what survives but from what is lost" as she pieces together the life of Benjamin Franklin's sister from the fragments that have survived.
Janet Evanovich not only has Stephanie Plum, New Jersey bounty hunter, take on the mob in her latest keep-you-up-all-night thriller, Takedown Twenty, Evanovich also takes over the #1 spot on our Hardcover Fiction list, tumbling John Grisham down the list.
After writing numerous science and history books for children, Phillip Marguiles follows the remarkable life of a madam in his first novel, Belle Cora.