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Author Of 'Clifford' Children's Books Dies At 86 The creator of Clifford The Big, Red Dog died last Friday . Norman Bridwell wrote about 150 Clifford books that were translated into 13 languages and sold nearly 130 million copies.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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J.K. Rowling confirms there was a Jewish character in 'Harry Potter' Harry Potter's adventures may be long over, but J.K. Rowling continues to keep giving her fans little gifts of information about her magical world. This time she's offering a Hanukkah gift of sorts.
USA Today | 16 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Between World Wars, Gay Culture Flourished In Berlin In Gay Berlin, Robert Beachy describes the rise of a gay subculture in the 1920s and '30s, how it contributed to our understanding of gay identity and how it was eradicated by the Nazis.
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Book News: Sci-Fi Writer Signs On As 'Chief Futurist' For Secretive Startup Neal Stephenson, author of Snow Crash, said he'll be assuming the role at the augmented reality company Magic Leap, which recently landed $542 million in investments from Google and other tech giants.
NPR.org | 16 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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'Unbroken' hits No. 1 on USA TODAY's list 'Unbroken' tops the list the week before the movie hits theaters.
USA Today | 16 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Children's Books: Dave Eggers Illustrates Stories by Elementary Schoolers Dave Eggers illustrates a collection of stories written by members of a Detroit charter school's writing club.
New York Times | 17 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Imtiaz Dharker awarded Queens gold medal for poetry Carol Ann Duffy praises Pakistan-born British poet for her unique perspective in the diversity of English-language poetry Continue reading...
The Guardian | 17 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Chris Ware on Here by Richard McGuire a game-changing graphic novel This mind-blowing book, 15 years in the making, extends from the Earths earliest days to beyond humanitys extinctionI know exactly where I was: sitting on a tattered couch in the living room of my rental house in Austin, Texas, 1989. The ninth issue of th
The Guardian | 18 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Peter Underwood obituary Expert on the paranormal who wrote more than 50 books on ghost-hunting and the supernatural Continue reading...
The Guardian | 19 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
French letters: Fifty Shades of Grey publisher buys erotic correspondence Letters written in the 1920s from an unknown young woman to her married lover, detailing her increasing sexual desperation, are to be published next yearThe publisher who signed up Fifty Shades of Grey has acquired a cache of erotic letters written almost
The Guardian | 19 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend