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Who Dares Wins books Cesarewitch ticket | Racing News

Last Updated: 23/09/17 5:28pm Tom Marquand riding Who Dares Wins at Sandown Who Dares Wins got the better of his Alan King-trained stablemate Coeur De Lion to win the Betfred Cesarewitch Trial at Newmarket. As is so often the case in these marathon handicaps, jumps trainers were to the fore with dual-purpose performer Shrewd back in third. Coeur De Lion ...

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Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck review – humanising migration | Books

Displacement has moved beyond a literary theme; for millions, it is reality. The notion of war has been overtaken by upheaval, which forces desperate people to flee without hope of a final destination, allowing history to repeat itself, relentlessly. This is the humanising lens through which Jenny Erpenbeck, Europe’s outstanding literary seer, views our world. Previously she had looked to the layered history ...

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Ripping up record books in run-and-shoot system

CLOSE Graceland receiver Caleb Thomas set an NAIA record against Baker on Sept. 16 with 27 catches in a single game. He discussed the performance from Lamoni. Chris Cuellar/The Register Graceland freshman receiver Caleb Thomas returns a kickoff in a Sept. 2 game against Avila in Lamoni, Iowa.(Photo: Courtesy of Graceland University athletics communications) LAMONI, Ia. — Caleb Thomas already thinks ...

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Thou Shalt Not Steal Books

SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 This piece appears in the LARB Print Quarterly Journal: No. 15,  Revolution Become a member to support the LA Review of Books and receive the LARB Quarterly Journal I wasn’t a book boy. I did have a child’s picture book of Moby Dick. Probably 25 words a page, very colorful drawings, 30 big pages total? My favorite, ...

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A selection of first sentences from new books, Sept. 24

This is how I heard the story. “Moonglow,” a novel, now in paperback, by Michael Chabon Where was that nugget of old, dried-up s— weed I bought on the Venice boardwalk two years ago from a vagrant dealer who may or may not have sold me a thimble full of dirt mixed with oregano? “Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My ...

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Emmy winner Charlie Brooker taps Canadians Cory Doctorow & Sylvain Neuvel for 1st Black Mirror collection

Charlie Brooker, who picked up two Emmy Awards for his TV series Black Mirror on Sunday, announced that Canadians Cory Doctorow and Sylvain Neuvel, along with London-based writer Claire North, will author the first volume of Black Mirror fiction, due out in February 2018. Black Mirror, an original series on Netflix, is an anthology-style sci-fi show — each episode features a new cast in a ...

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PastBook Raises $2 Million to Scale-Up its One-Click Photo Books Platform

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–PastBook, a fast-growing technology company specialized in frictionless photo book creation, announces today it has completed a new investment round of $2M, bringing the total amount raised by the company to over $2.5M. The investment was completed in two tranches: an initial convertible note plus a follow-up investment from existing investors (Vortex Capital Partners and other Dutch high net-worth ...

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White Birch Books to present author Casey Sherman Sept. 22 | Books

CONWAY — White Birch Books will be presenting an early evening presentation and book signing with Fryeburg Academy graduate author Casey Sherman, who will be discussing his newest book “The Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight against ALS” on Friday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m. While everyone knows of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral craze that swept ...

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Author Milly Johnson finds six books with her name on them for sale on Amazon… but she didn’t write them

A romance author discovered six books penned under her name on Amazon – but says they had nothing to do with her. Milly Johnson, whose bestsellers include Afternoon Tea at the Sunflower Café and The Teashop on the Corner, found ebooks bearing her name being sold on the site for £3.08. The tales, written as young adult short stories, also feature characters ...

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