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Matched by Ally Condie - review 'The best book I have read all summer' Continue reading...
The Guardian | 15 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Philip Kerr: I don't like books for children that deal with adult themes The New York Times bestselling author has written his first book for teens, The Winter Horses, about one girl and two horses trying to survive in remote Ukraine during the second world war. Find out a bit more about Philip as he dares to take our quickfir
The Guardian | 16 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
There was once a campaign for good limericks The founders of the Omnificent English Dictionary in Limerick Form are seeking a limerick for each meaning of every word in the English language by 2043. Have long have you got? Continue reading...
The Guardian | 16 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Modern Don Juan: Cantos for These Times by Divers Hands review a fun Byron update Rhyming Minervas Owl with Simon Cowell, 15 poets have fun hauling our hapless hero into the modern age Continue reading...
The Guardian | 17 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Ali Mazrui, Scholar of Africa Who Divided U.S. Audiences, Dies at 81 Professor Mazrui, who had taught since 1989 at Binghamton University, set off national criticism with his 1986 television documentary, “The Africans: A Triple Heritage.”
New York Times | 20 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Samuel Hynes Discusses His Book 'The Unsubstantial Air' Samuel Hynes's new book, “The Unsubstantial Air: American Fliers in the First World War,” was inspired by his life of flying, most notably as an airman in World War II.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 9:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From Sizzling Fajitas To The Super Bowl, How Sounds Help Sell Joel Beckerman is a composer who specializes in sonic branding. His new book is called The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy.
NPR.org | Oct 20, 2014 8:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Books of The Times: Andrew M. Cuomo Tells His Story in 'All Things Possible' Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York has written a memoir that also touches on the general state of American politics today.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 7:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy' When police pulled a gun on Bryan Stevenson as he was sitting quietly in his car in Atlanta, he knew he had to effect change. His memoir describes his attempts, including freeing men on death row.
NPR.org | Oct 20, 2014 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Books: A Frightening Diagnosis Is Only Start of the Story in 'Not Fade Away' and 'Now I See You' After learning they had progressive degenerative diseases, two authors reacted as almost any young person would, with denial.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 6:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend