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Garth Brooks authoring autobiography spanning 5 books

Updated: Sep 27, 2017 – 11:57 AM LOS ANGELES (AP) – Garth Brooks is taking a long look back at his career in a five-part anthology series comprising of books and unreleased music, the first of which will go on sale in November. The country music superstar announced Wednesday that “The Anthology Part 1: The First Five Years” goes on sale ...

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8 classic books that were banned or challenged | Living

“The Catcher in the Rye” By J.D. Salinger Complaints the book has received: It’s obscene and anti-white. It has vulgar language and sexual scenes. It “centered around negative activity.” It has the F-word in it. Notable challenges Salinger’s book has been a favorite target of censors since its publication, according to the American Library Association. 1960: A Tulsa, Oklahoma, teacher ...

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Ipswich High School librarian celebrates First Amendment with banned books display – News – Ipswich Chronicle

Dan Mac Alpine ipswich@wickedlocal.com @ipswich_chron “The Catcher in the Rye,” “The Red Badge of Courage,” “The Bluest Eye,” “The Kite Runner,” “Hop on Pop,” “1984,” “The Hunger Games,” the “Harry Potter” series, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “The Great Gatsby,” “A Farewell to Arms,” “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” and even “The Bible.” These books share little. Some are classics. ...

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Mumbai man books two air-tickets through ‘agent’, gets duped of Rs81,000 | mumbai news

A 38-year-old executive with a multinational media conglomerate in India was recently duped of Rs81,000 by an unidentified agent he had contacted over the phone, after getting his number through a popular search engine, to buy two return air tickets to Italy. An FIR has been registered at the Sakinaka police station in Andheri (East), and further probe is on ...

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First CMAC Jamboree in the books – Sports – Ionia Sentinel – Standard-Ionia, MI

P-W, Saranac and St. Patrick competes in cross country jamboree. Jeannie GregorySports Editor POTTERVILLE — The CMAC Jamboree #1 took place Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Lake Alliance Park, in Potterville. Seven teams competed in both the boys and girls divisions in unseasonably warm conditions with temperatures reaching in the 90s under sunny skies. In the girls division, Pewamo-Westphalia claimed ...

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Banned Books Week Resists Censorship and Celebrates the Freedom to Read

People For the American Way Foundation is a sponsor of Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read and an opportunity for readers, authors, publishers, booksellers, and First Amendment advocates to call for continued vigilance against efforts to censor our words, thoughts, and opinions, in other words restrict our freedom. Banned Books Week 2017 runs September 24—30. ...

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Watts: Books that turned into Cinefest movies

They include Denial and The Dressmaker   Cinéfest Sudbury is likely top of mind for many Sudburians this week. This year marks the 29th edition and the festival has two more days to go. If you haven’t already taken in a screening and are not able to make it this weekend, or you have taken in multiple screenings and are ...

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Why is Oxford University Press entering Indian language publishing after over 100 years in India?

After over 100 years in India, Oxford University Press India is all set to expand its publishing programme to include Indian languages, starting with Hindi and Bengali translations and original titles. Sugata Ghosh, director of OUP’s Global Academic Publishing, spoke to Scroll.in about the list and the plans. Excerpts from the interview: What was the impetus behind launching this new, ...

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