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51 min ago | USA Today

Exclusive cover and trailer reveal: 'Subordination' by Katie Ashley

Exclusive cover and trailer reveal: 'Subordination' by Katie Ashley HEA contributor Vilma Gonzalez shares an exerpt and reveals the cover and trailer for Subordination by Katie Ashley. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tVc0Qt Subordination by Katie Ashley comes out Oct. 28 and is now available for pre-order.

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4 hrs ago | Aberdare Online

'A ghost named Dylan' launches with help from school workshops for poet's centenary

A debut children's book by a primary school teacher is to be launched 17 September at Sully Primary School writers' shed as part of an exciting initiative to bring the work of Dylan Thomas to thousands of school children. Mr Mahli's Shed and a ghost named Dylan by Laura Sheldon , features a grumpy ghost now resident in a shed near Cwmdonkin Drive.

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Related Topix: Arts, Neath and Port Talbot County, Wales, Swansea County, Wales, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, World News, Powys County, Wales, United Kingdom

9 hrs ago | USA Today

Catch the wave with Yancey's 'Infinite Sea'

Rick Yancey's young-adult sci-fi novel The 5th Wave set up an expansive apocalyptic alien-invasion scenario. By comparison, his follow-up is an intimate character study.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Arts

13 hrs ago | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

Body Language

I've written before about By Heart, a series at The Atlantic in which authors write short pieces about their favorite passages in literature. This week, our own Edan Lepucki - whose new novel you may have heard about thanks to Stephen Colbert - writes about the metaphors in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale .

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17 hrs ago | USA Today

Monday Night Romance: Orange is the color of Tracy's football past

Monday Night Romance: Orange is the color of Tracy's football past HEA contributors Kim Lowe and Tracy Solheim celebrate Monday Night Football. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tU03dJ Move over, Al Michaels and John Madden.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Soccer, Arts

22 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Technology

Investigation of Various Impurities in Febuxostat

Febuxostat is a novel, non-purine, selective inhibitor of xanthine oxidase for hyperuricemia in patients with gout. It is the first promising substitute for allopurinol in 40 years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Gout, Allopurinol (generic), Zyloprim, Lopurin, Arts, Chemistry, Science

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Ludlow Advertiser

Austen's classic creations on stage

LUDLOW Assembly Rooms presents a captivating evening in celebration of the ever-popular Jane Austen that will appeal to anyone with an interest in the great writer's life and work. Olivier Award-winner Guy Masterson returns to the Assembly Rooms to direct the critically acclaimed Austen's Women - a one woman performance that sheds a new light on many much-loved classics from the Austen canon.

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USA Today

Mystery roundup: A new Hercule Poirot tale

Mystery roundup: A new Hercule Poirot tale From London to Scandinavia to a cruise ship, murder is at hand. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tS3MZp We're in the midst of an epidemic of celebrity pastiche novels, with results ranging from the dire to the passable , their dignified forewords about "estate approval" never quite drowning out the chime of cash registers.

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CiteULike

Neuroinvasive flavivirus infections

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Flaviviruses, including Dengue, West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, and Tick-borne encephalitis virus, are major emerging human pathogens, affecting millions of individuals worldwide.

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Psychology Today

Suffering at the Hand of the Black Dog

The bite of the Black Dog can be worse than its bark. To some, the Black Dog is man's best friend, a faithful companion in the rear of a pickup truck; to others it is a metaphor for the shadows of depression .

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Related Topix: The Black Dog, Electronic, Health, Depression, Arts, Vineyard Haven, MA

National Public Radio

A Fresh Take On Dystopia In 'Chimpanzee'

The recent wave of dystopian novels - okay, let's call it a glut - has focused attention on all kinds of Earth-threatening ills, from climate change to genetically modified food. The plight of student-loan debtors and struggling academics, however, hasn't usually topped that list.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Arts

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Wall Street vs. Main Street: New avenues for an old metaphor

When I typed "Main Street vs. Wall Street" into Google search, it spat back 218 million results. The juxtaposition of the terms seems to have originated with a book called "Main Street and Wall Street," written by Harvard economics professor William Z. Ripley and published in 1929.

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The Telegraph

Comics down the ages

The Comic Book Project, an archiving effort undertaken by the School of Cultural Texts and Records at Jadavpur University, was officially launched on August 29, but it was a sneak preview really of something that can become quite big. The project aims to collect and digitise comic strips in Indian languages from the earliest days.

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The New Zealand Herald

Luminaries shine in Catton's family tree

Man Booker prize-winner Eleanor Catton is made of the write stuff. The acclaimed Kiwi author's lineage includes a who's who of famous names in the worlds of literature, music, films and politics.

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Related Topix: Arts, Humphrey Bogart, Celebrities

The Washington Post

Former education secretary Bill Bennett paid to praise Common Core to conservatives

Bill Bennett, who was education secretary under President Ronald Reagan, just published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal : "The Conservative Case for Common Core," with the subhead: Federal intrusion and misleading rumors do a disservice to an effort that started in the states. The piece begins with Bennett saying he has been "following the national debate" over the Common Core state standards, and continues with a smack at the Obama administration for its involvement and then tries to explain why conservatives should support the Core.

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, Arts, Education

Lowell Sun

DVD Previews 'Fault' wise about the ways of doomed young love

Shailene Woodley, right, and Ansel Elgort in "The Fault in Our Stars." Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site.

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Related Topix: Arts, Human Sexuality, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Matthew Broderick, Think Like a Man Too

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Nick Weber Shares Lessons from Shakespeare and His Actors in New Book

A former teacher and Jesuit priest partners with senior citizens to recapture the drama of William Shakespeare's plays in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. September 12, 2014 -- Although William Shakespeare's plays were written four centuries ago, they still resonate today, seen on stage, television and live theater.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Theater, Arts, Audiology, Medicine

Fri Sep 12, 2014

UConn Advance

'A Book That Changed My Life,' The Short List

Some years ago, the novelist Anna Quindlen wrote a meditation on the central role that reading plays in her life. How Reading Changed My Life is insightful, touching, and often funny, and many of us will find we share Quindlen's sense that "reading is my home, my sustenance, my great invincible companion."

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CNN

Shades & Shadows is 'Literature, But With Monsters!'

It doesn't get much creepier than the Shades & Shadows readings at California Institute of AbnormalArts. The walls drip with novelties and contain a bizarre collection of relics, including a mummified Chinese magician and a severed arm that's said to grant wishes.

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Related Topix: Arts, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

USA Today

'What If?' Ask Randall Munroe about 'absurd' science

When Google isn't enough to satisfy your scientific queries, try Randall Munroe. The former NASA roboticist, 29, has built a cult following with his stick-figure webcomic xkcd and he has a new book.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Robots, Arts

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