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  1. Charles Dickens' writing desk to go on display in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | New York Daily News

    They were the best of lines, they were the worst of lines - and the desk where Charles Dickens wrote them has been saved for the British public. London's Dickens Museum has received a $1.2 million grant from a government-backed heritage fund to buy the desk at which the 19th-century novelist wrote books including "Great Expectations."


  2. Bronte a la Led ZeppelinRead the original story

    Monday | Bronte Blog

    The Sydney Morning Herald publishes the annual list of Dymocks's best books : Laura Marling's childhood was like a BrontA« novel crossed with a Led Zeppelin song: She grew up with two older sisters on the blustery moors of Wokingham, England, where her family lived in a converted barn that also doubled as a crash pad for rock stars. This comment in the wordplay section of The New York Times is a bit cryptic: In nontheme GNUS, there's no real Clue of the Day today, but I did like the Jane EYRE quote, "No net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will."


  3. Readers pick best book of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Illawarra Mercury

    This is the second year running that Zusak's bestseller, set during World War II and narrated from the perspective of death, has topped the list. It has ranked highly for four consecutive years and is the only Australian book to have reached No.1 in the eight years the national survey has been conducted.


  4. Education BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Cape Cod Times

    ... St., Falmouth. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The performance will feature the Falmouth High School Jazz Band and vocal group Soulfege, as well as the professional jazz musicians of the Bart Weisman Jazz Group.  Tickets are $20 and may be ...


  5. 'Racing' delivers significant messageRead the original story

    Sunday | Arab Times

    Whereas marine activist Louie Psihoyos' "The Cove" took an environmental crisis - specifically, the slaughter and sale of dolphins off the coast of Japan - and turned it into a white-knuckle suspense thriller, his even higher-stakes follow-up, "Racing Extinction," feels disappointingly conventional by comparison, like something junior-high kids might watch on a slow day in science class. Though extremely well produced and loaded with even more covert save-the-world stunts, the film doesn't engage in quite the same way, perhaps because Psihoyos' squad has been so good about getting the word out along the way.


  6. a Stand by Mea among 25 records being preserved at US libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Post and Courier

    Twenty-five sound recordings spanning from 1890 to 1999 were added last week to the library's National Recording Registry. Each year the library chooses recordings that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant.” Some of the unforgettable tunes being archived include “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” from Johnny Mercer in 1944, Baez's first solo album, The Righteous Brothers' “You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin”' and Steve Martin's “A Wild and Crazy Guy” comedy album, which broke new ground in the 1970s as Martin broke out of formulaic jokes and punchlines for less predictable humor.


  7. Colombia tackles its landmine issue amid peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stars and Stripes

    As a child soldier for Colombia's largest guerrilla group, Jairo watched his fellow fighters seed trails and pastures with anti-personnel mines designed to kill and maim. Sometimes they made careful maps indicating where the explosives were buried.


  8. The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to StarzRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Adweek

    Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base. Starz has its own budding hit in Outlander, based on Diana Gabaldon's historical/fantasy/romance novels, which will launch the second half of its debut season on April 4. Outlander made an immediate impact when it premiered last August, with the first eight episodes averaging 5.1 million viewers across platforms.


  9. Jake Gyllenhaal gets beaten up in Southpaw trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Jake Gyllenhaal shows off a very toned torso as he takes a vicious beating in the harrowing new trailer for Southpaw . In the film he plays Billy Hope, a professional boxer who must rebuild his life after his wife is killed and his daughter is taken away from him.


  10. April triggers busy month for local eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deming Headlight

    ... Harold Cousland. If April showers come our way, it helps the flowers bloom in May. Al Jolson gifted us with his vocal talents, but I'm not so sure a schedule of events planned for April by some organizers can appreciate the lyrics. A new business, ...


  11. Animated Movie Featuring Rihanna Has A $44 Million Opening WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... an initial opening weekend of over $40 million. Variety reports the film cost $130 million to make, and it features vocal talent from Rihanna , Jennifer Lopez , and Steve Martin . Rihanna not only voices the lead character, Gratuity "Tip" Tucci, but ...


  12. The classic film 'Rebecca' will not stand the test of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | State Press

    In the classic 1940s film, "Rebecca," dramatic marital conflict is the major storyline, making for two hours of what appears to be a cinematic Lifetime Original Movie. Nevertheless, it isn't exactly awful.


  13. It's Book O'ClockRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Neatorama

    Redditor Anotrey built this wall clock that makes clever use of book titles to show the hours. You can see process photos here .


  14. Palm Springs Celebrates Its Past, And Tourists Arrive In DrovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WGBH

    Now a stop on Palm Springs tours, this iconic desert house - shown here in a 1970 photo - was designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra for department store magnate Edgar J. Kaufmann in 1946. About 100 miles east of Los Angeles, Palm Springs, with its cloudless skies, bright sunshine and warm temperatures, was the desert playground of golden-era Hollywood.


  15. 'Killing Jesus' takes up middle ground on question of Christ's divinityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deseret News

    In "Mere Christianity," C.S. Lewis famously argued what is sometimes known as the "Lewis trilemma" - basically, that the one thing people cannot say about Jesus Christ is that he was a great moral teacher but not the Son of God. "A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher," Lewis wrote.


  16. For Erik Larson, the Lusitania’s passengers are as alive as everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Seattle Times

    Unmistakable and invulnerable, a floating village in steel, the Lusitania glided by in the night as a giant black shadow cast upon the sea ... "When you think about the Lusitania, it's really been tucked away in high-school timelines as this geopolitical artifact leading up to World War I," said author Erik Larson, on the phone from his New York home. "But what came home to me when I started to do my initial vague reading was that the actual drama of the sinking itself was so powerful.


  17. Tony Award Winner Melba Moore To Honor Legendary Singers In New Show at Metropolitan Room, 4/13Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the top of the charts, and one of them, "Lean on Me," earned her a third Grammy nomination for Best Rhythm & Blues Vocal Performance, Female. As a single, "This Is It" (her 1976 album) reached Number Two on the U.S. dance charts. That same year, she ...


  18. Play detective in Discovery Centre's interactive murder mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Chronicle Herald

    Chalk marks on the floor of a murder scene at the top of a clock tower spark a mystery that visitors to Halifax's Discovery Centre must use their powers of observation and deduction to solve. Chalk marks on the floor of a murder scene at the top of a clock tower spark a mystery that visitors to Halifax's Discovery Centre must use their powers of observation and deduction to solve.


  19. Stage Tube: Watch Highlights from La Mirada's Carrie the MusicalRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman , and The Transfer Group present the Los Angeles premiere of the all-new, reimagined, environmental and completely immersive theater production of the legendary musical CARRIE THE MUSICAL. Check out highlights from the show below! Performances started at Southern California's La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on Thursday, March 12, 2015 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 5, 2015.


  20. Warner Bros is already building the set for "Fantastic Beasts"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire -- otherwise known as the place where all HP movies were filmed -- is creating what looks to be another castle. Construction is still three months from completion.