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Fahy’s late show books September double-bill

Jack Canning of Galway is tackled by Michael Carey of Kilkenny during the Electric Ireland GAA Hurling All-Ireland Minor Championship Semi-Final match between Kilkenny and Galway at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo: Sportsfile Fahy’s late show books September double-bill Independent.ie Enda Fahy was Galway’s stoppage-time hero as the county’s minors ensured they’ll join the seniors on an All-Ireland final double-bill. ...

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Great books vs. partisan thinking | Letters

Recent studies (Pew, NEA) have indicated that fewer Americans are reading literature for pleasure these days. The most obvious and concerning evidence of this phenomenon, however, is the cartoonish nature of today’s political divisiveness. There are various reasons why reading literature has been in decline. Chiefly, we’re devoting more of our free time to browsing the internet, which has the ...

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Books available for review | Book Reviews

Books available for review | Book Reviews | bismarcktribune.com Already a subscriber? Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Want to become a subscriber? Purchase a digital-only subscription now for unlimited online access to local news and information. You are the owner of ...

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The children’s books you should show your kids this summer

By Jacqueline Briggs Martin, guest columnist Aug 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm | Print View There are August days when the swimming pool doesn’t look so good, when thinking about school supplies seems just not-yet, when the kick ball is lost under the porch — and there’s nothing to do. That’s the time to find a comfortable, shady spot, a ...

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Books and more for sale at Bass Harbor library

TREMONT — The Bass Harbor Memorial Library’s annual Book and White Elephant Sale will take place on the lawn of the library, 89 Bernard Road, in Bernard, on Saturday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 8 to noon. The traditional pancake breakfast on Saturday will be served from 8-10 a.m. Home-baked goods, ...

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Murder and mayhem during Colorado’s gold rush; western music of Tin Pan Alley

Westwinds Press “Gold! Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies”<br />By Ian Neligh Gold!  Madness, Murder, and Mayhem in the Colorado Rockies By Ian Neligh (Westwinds Press) Colorado was founded on gold. In 1859, some 100,000 people joined the rush to the Rockies, and in a couple of years, they had filed nearly 15,000 claims. Those gold-seekers are long ...

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NCERT to launch portal to sell books directly to school students | education$high-school

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has developed an online portal that will allow schools and students across the country to buy textbooks directly from the education body to ensure they are available in time for next year, officials said. “The portal will be launched this month itself and schools, as well as individuals, will be able ...

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WHAT BOOK wouldJacqueline Wilson take to a desert island?

Children’s author Jacqueline Wilson shares what book she’s reading now She says Enid Blyton’s Faraway Tree books initially got her interested in reading If she were on a desert island she would take Bronte’s Jane Eyre with her  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 17:42 EDT, 3 August 2017 | Updated: 17:42 EDT, 3 August 2017 What book are you reading ...

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Now, books not bouquets to welcome guests in UP | lucknow

Quickly following the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s advice of replacing bouquets with books during official functions, the UP government has ordered its officials to implement the same in letter and spirit. The Yogi Adityanath government claimed the move would help curb wasteful expenditure besides encouraging people to read “prernadai pustakein (inspirational books)” even as it stopped short of telling what ...

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