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3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

A thinker who pioneered - navya' movement in Kannada literature

One of the most thought-provoking writers of Indian literature, Jnanpith-winning Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy passed away due to renal failure at a private hospital here on Friday evening.

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5 hrs ago | Hilobrow

Ray Bradbury

RAY BRADBURY's late career as genial Disney-sponsored spokesman, World Fair consultant, and purveyor of golden summery Midwestern nostalgia occludes the actual writing that made him famous.

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9 hrs ago | USA Today

Martin: More 'flexibility' to kill 'GOT' characters

Looks like George R.R. Martin is going to keep doing what he does best: Killing off all our favorite Game of Thrones characters.

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13 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

From Fells Point Corner Theatre Presents Public Affairs

Fells Point Corner Theatre presents PUBLIC AFFAIRS as their first show of our 2014 - 2015 season, September 12-October 4, 2014.

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17 hrs ago | Metro Times

Pages on Livernois, bookstore selling mainly fiction, to open later this year

Who says no one likes reading anymore? By the time Pages on Livernois opens, Detroit will have three independent bookstores slinging new books, including Source Booksellers and DittoDitto .

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21 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

GMALL offers literary talk

Green Mountain Academy for Lifelong Learning will present "Hospitality and Treachery in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights" with Professor James Heffernan on Wednesday, Aug. 27 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. This re-scheduled lecture will take place at Equinox Village in Manchester.

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Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

Michael Hingston: Lifespan of a novel

If you submit a manuscript to NeWest Press, at one point or another, it's probably going to cross Douglas Barbour's desk.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Nola Project to Present One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 9/4-21

As the first of five productions in its 10th anniversary season, local independent theatre company, The NOLA Project, will present the stage adaptation of the classic story, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts.

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The Indian Express

The pragmatic PM?

As in art and literature, in politics, a leader is defined by tropes, not details.

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Forbes.com

Innovation, Leadership And T. E. Lawrence

I'm a former banker turned venture capitalist, musician and over-committed volunteer.

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OnMilwaukee

"The Giver" clumsily and coldly conforms to the YA adaptation norm

In 1993 a time long before Katniss and Tris would've have even been considered actual words, much less legitimate human names author Lois Lowry published "The Giver."

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York Press

Follow the stories secondary schools across York, North and East Yorkshire

A*s were once again in prevalence at Harrogate's Ashville College with more than half of those who sat this year's GCSE exams achieving at least one A* in their results and a record 18 pupils achieved a clean sweep of 10 or more A*/A grades.

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National Public Radio

Grappling With Trigger Warnings And Trauma On Campus

On Tuesday, I posted syllabi for the two undergraduate anthropology classes I will teach this fall: Evolutionary Perspectives on Gender and Primate Behavior.

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Nashville Scene

La Última Película: a black-comic wake for the death of celluloid

Everything is dying. It's a truism that all cultural expression is a faint shadow of what it was a mere 20 or 30 years ago, that we're in a perpetual state of decline.

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The Times

Top area student has interests in art, medicine, literature and theater

Rachel, a senior at Lakeview Academy, has switched schools often as her parents moved for their jobs, but her artwork has been a constant.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Arkansas Times

Oxford American will launch Kickstarter campaign to fund annual music issue

The Oxford American will turn to the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter this September to help fund its 16th a nnual music issue, slated for release on Dec. 1. Music from the lone-star state headlines this year's magazine, titled "The Music of Texas," and funds from the campaign will help pay for the issue's associated compact-disc mixtape.

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USA Today

For Chloe Moretz, the best part was meeting Hillary

It's August, but Chloe Grace Moretz arrives for lunch at the Trump SoHo Hotel shivering and tightly wrapped in a baggy black sweater over a pleated white skirt and top.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Comic Books at the Canton Library

The Haywood County Public Library system has always had a section of graphic novels and comic trades at each of their branches.

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The Raw Story

Ohio anti-Common Core bill eliminates non-English literature, encourages creationism

An Ohio bill that seeks to block the new multi-state Common Core standards forbids the teaching of many classics while allowing for creationism to be taught in science classrooms, The Plain Dealer reports .

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Myrtle Beach Online

'Remember Me Like This' evokes powerful sense of place, family

A page-turner of a plot alone usually is not enough to keep me reading long into the night, abandoning my dreams for a writer's creative imaginings.

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