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Culture News: Believe the Hype!, Poetry and Cake at Open Books, and More Sad Musician RIPs – Slog

The PNW-focused film fest Local Sightings starts September 22. NORTHWEST FILM FORUM It’s the 20th Anniversary of Northwest Film Forum’s Local Sightings Film Festival: And they have quite a few excellent plans to celebrate: 17 features and 74 shorts, as well as VR events, workshops, and panels. Lots of cinematic goodies here, like No Man’s Land, a documentary about the ...

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9 bestselling Pinoy food books to grab at the 38th Manila Int’l Book Fair | News5

Missed out on the food and culinary books of your favorite Philippine chefs and authors? Well, now’s your chance to complete your collection. These popular and important books are available at the 38th Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), which opened on September 13 and will run till September 17 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. Book lovers unite ...

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Publisher pulls books after late Canadian poet laureate accused of plagiarism – Ottawa

The publisher of a former poet laureate accused of plagiarizing the works of well known English-language authors says the late writer’s health may have had something to do with uncredited work that appears to be in a book since taken off the shelves. Pierre DesRuisseaux, who died last year, was the parliamentary poet laureate between 2009 and 2011. Known for his writing about Quebec ...

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11 Excellent Books in the Brand-New Kirkus Collections

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here. No Crystal Stair: A Documentary Novel of the Life and Work of Lewis Michaux, Harlem Bookseller by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, artwork by R. Gregory Christie “A stirring and thought-provoking account of an unsung figure in 20th-century American history. (author’s notes, source notes, bibliography, index) (Fictional biography. 12-18)” Lewis Michaux provided ...

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Hillary Clinton Opens Up About ‘What Happened,’ With Candor, Defiance and Dark Humor

In the run-up to the publication of this book, Democrats have been privately expressing their dread, fearing it will be a distraction and reopen old wounds. I wonder if, after reading it, they will feel otherwise. Are there moments when “What Happened” is wearying, canned and disingenuous, spinning events like a top? Yes. Does it offer any new hypotheses about ...

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Poem of the week: The Argument of His Book by Robert Herrick | Books

The Argument of His Book I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers,Of April, May, of June, and July-flowers.I sing of maypoles, hock-carts, wassails, wakes,Of bridegrooms, brides, and of their bridal cakes.I write of youth, of love, and have accessBy these to sing of cleanly wantonness.I sing of dews, of rains, and, piece by piece,Of balm, of oil, of ...

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