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Books de-mystify China – World

Stewart Lee Beck(left), author and producer of the China simplified book series and Yue-Sai Kan, Chinese American television host and producer, entrepreneur and bestselling author, present the two books of the series at a book launching party in New York on Friday night. [Photo by Hong Xiao / chinadaily.com.cn] Stewart Lee Beck, who has lived and worked among the Chinese ...

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Mrs Osmond by John Banville – what Isabel Archer did next | Books

There has always been a virtuoso cast to John Banville’s novels; he sometimes seems at pains to prove himself capable of any brilliant technical thing. From the early channelling of unlikely voices – Copernicus, Kepler – through the recasting of The Tempest in Ghosts, to the Booker-winning homage to Beckett and the looping cadences of memory in The Sea, he ...

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Books: Events for week of Oct. 1 | Books

Baton Rouge Monday, Oct. 2 Newsbank Historical Newspaper Archive: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The library’s Newsbank Historical Newspaper database is home to millions of pages of full scans of Baton Rouge and New Orleans newspapers dating from 1837 to 2015. This class will teach how to search and sort this ...

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‘This Is Literally Demented’: Tucker Battles Dem Over ‘Racist’ Dr. Seuss Books

Tucker: UC MAGA Hat Confrontation Proves Education System is Broken Tomi Lahren: The Left Is Putting Hatred of Trump Above What’s Good for the Country Tucker Carlson debated a Democratic strategist over accusations by a Massachusetts librarian that Dr. Seuss books gifted to her by First Lady Melania Trump had undertones of racism. Former Georgia state legislator LaDawn Jones (D) ...

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Three former Tesco executives ‘cooked the books in £250million scandal that sent shockwaves through stock market’

Three former Tesco executives have been accused of “cooking the books” in a scandal which wiped £2 billion off the supermarket’s total share value. Carl Rogberg, 50, Chris Bush, 51, and John Scouler, 49, are alleged to have been involved in a “white-collar crime” plot that sent “shockwaves” through the stock market. They are alleged to have known income was ...

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Banned Books Week

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – It’s Banned Books Week across the nation. It was started in 1982 and takes place each year in the third week of September. It’s in recognition of books that have been banned or challenged through the years. The bans usually took place in schools or in public libraries. The Bangor Public Library has many of those ...

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Sylvia Plath’s bikini shot: it’s time to stop sexualising a serious author to sell books | Cathleen Allyn Conway | Books

On the US cover of Sylvia Plath’s Collected Letters, a volume out this week that contains mostly unpublished letters by the poet between the ages of eight and 24, is a picture of her taken in December 1955. She’s walking outside somewhere in Cambridge, bundled up in a coat, and has a thoughtful smile. The UK edition went for a ...

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