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3 hrs ago | Film Threat


When watching Katie Teague's nonfiction film essay on economics, it is often hard to determine whether she is trying to offer a sincere consideration on how to reanimate the stalled global economy or whether she is offering a mockumentary where absurd statements are stoically served for the merriment of the viewers.


Related Topix: Arts

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bellingham Herald

More best books set in Whatcom County ... read on

Bellingham author Clete Smith reads from his book, "Aliens on Vacation" to sixth graders at Kulshan Middle School on April 19, 2011 in Bellingham.


Related Topix: Whatcom County, WA, Bellingham, WA, Arts, Nooksack, WA, Sumas, WA

Paul Stanley's Autobiography Debuts at #2 on "New ...

Paul Stanley has called his story "inspirational" -- and the telling of that story has apparently inspired legions to go buy the book in which the story is told.


Related Topix: Arts, Kiss, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

North Platte Bulletin

Author set for A to Z Books presentation

Magunson will appear downtown at A to Z Books at 1:30 p.m. and be in Stapleton at the community center at 4:30 p.m. The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas, is a nonfiction travel-history book that uncovers stories of the international highway that runs in front of the bookstore as it bisects the two ... (more)


Related Topix: Arts, Nebraska

Cinema Blend News

Steven Spielberg Reteams With Tony Kushner For The Kidnapping Of Edgardo Mortara

Steven Spielberg is no stranger to docudramas. When the three-time Academy Award winner gears up to bring a true story to the big screen, he tends to have his pick of talent in front of and behind the camera.


Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Thriller, History Movies, Munich, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Arts

National Public Radio

NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of April 17, 2014

A profile of everyday life in the settlement of Annawadi as experienced by a Muslim teen, an ambitious rural mother and a young scrap-metal thief, illuminating the way their efforts to build better lives are challenged by religion, caste and economic tensions.


Related Topix: Arts, Wedding

ABC News

Garcia Marquez: More Than Just a Magic Realist

Magic realism was only one of his gifts. From crime stories and village folklore to romance and satire, Gabriel Garcia Marquez brought poetry to virtually every popular genre.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Wedding, Entertainment


Biography of Gabriel Garcia Marquez

A [ key ], 1928-, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, and journalist, b. Aracataca.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Arts

Denver Post

"Teenage": A scrapbook-style look at 20th-century invention

It's hard to reconcile, considering the degree to which adolescents now dominate popular culture, but the idea of the teenager is a uniquely 20th-century invention, born out of advances in psychological theory, changes in child-labor laws and a boom in leisure-time activities for the under-20 set.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Francine Prose reconstructs a Nazi collaborator and Paris in this dazzling historical novel.

A photographer, a baroness, an author, a French Resistance worker and a cross-dressing lesbian race car driver turned Nazi collaborator walk into a bar - not just any bar, but the Chameleon Club, inspired by Brassai's iconic photograph "Lesbian Couple at Le Monocle, 1932" and the scene of Francine Prose's tour de force novel.


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The Hartford Courant

Writer's Weekend At Twain House

The 3rd Annual Writers' Weekend, three days of talks, workshops and book signings by authors, poets and playwrights, takes place Friday Saturday and Sunday, April 25 to 27, at the Mark Twain House & Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford.


Related Topix: Hartford, CT, Arts, Poetry, Madison, CT, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Entertainment

Cavalier Daily

U.Va. History Prof. wins Pulitzer

Famed University History Prof. Alan Taylor tallied his second Pulitzer Prize award Monday for his book "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832."


Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Whit

Writers read work from Denise Gess Literary Awards

Sharing personal poetry and stories may be difficult or even embarrassing for some, but for certain writers on campus, being open to submitting those pieces won them the 2014 Denise Gess Literary Awards.


Related Topix: Poetry, Rowan University

Christian Science Monitor

Nadine Gordimer: The disillusion and corruption of post-Mandela South Africa

Farewell messages for late South African president Nelson Mandela are written over a panel in a shopping mall in Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 13, 2013.


Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, World News, South Africa, Africa, Arts, Literature

Tue Apr 15, 2014


SAT Changes Include Fewer Answer Choices, Shorter Mandatory Test Time

The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with college aspirations.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Arts

The Janesville Gazette

Speeches set about a oeDeath Beyond the Willowsa

Greg Peck's revised nonfiction book, "Death Beyond the Willows," features a new cover designed by Gazette graphic artist Tony DiNicola.


Related Topix: Arts, Beloit, WI, Marshall, WI, Cottage Grove, WI, Portage, WI

The Age

Pulitzer Prize 2014 winners in the arts

Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ... Annie Baker's play The Flick starring, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten.


Related Topix: Arts, Columbia University, Recreational Vehicle, Marathon

News Today

India-born poet wins 2014 Pulitzer Prize

New York: India-born poet Vijay Seshadri has won the prestigious 2014 Pulitzer Prize in the poetry category for his collection of poems "3 Sections."


Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Arts, Poetry, Journalism, Columbia University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson Talks the Warmth of Other Suns at McAninch Arts Center Tonight

Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson will discuss her New York Times' bestselling book "The Warmth of Other Suns" at the McAninch Arts Center tonight, April 15 at 7:30pm.


Related Topix: Arts


Friends of Otis Library plan spring book sale

Norwich The Friends of Otis Library annual spring book sale will be held April 25 through 27 in the lower level at the library, 261 Main St. An Early Bird Preview will run April 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. at $10 per person.


Related Topix: Arts, Home Gardening, Home