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  1. Pen Parentis to Host 5/12 Literary Salon at the Historic New York Times BuildingRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by internationally best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen, Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, Amazon #1 Women's Fiction pick author Amy Scheibe, and triple-threat writing phenomenon Liz Rosenberg . The night begins at 7pm with networking over wine.

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  2. 1Book140: Vote for a Book to Read in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Atlantic

    In light of the robust conversation happening over at #1book140 about commenting, voting, and community , May's vote is going to be a bit of a grab bag of military fiction, books with maternal themes, books suggested ironically, and books that people just felt like reading. Full points to @twindy5 , who nominated Anthony Doerr's novel before Monday's announcement that it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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  3. Damn liberal mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    It was during the question-and-answer session on a panel of political literary heavyweights that Los Angeles Times Washington, D.C. bureau chief David Lauter flummoxed the liberal crowd. The panel, on Day 2 of the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, had gone well up until that point, exploring the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act , the Supreme Court and the end of President Richard Nixon 's tenure .

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  4. 16 exciting things to do in Glasgow this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    ... Singh Kohli steps up at the Mitchell Library on Tuesday (21 Apr) as the latest Scottish celebrity to discuss The Books That Made Me - part of the Aye Write! festival. Also delving into inspirational tomes, comic book writer Mark Millar - of Wanted ...

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  5. First Listen: Paul De Jong, 'IF'Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | WNYC-AM New York

    At the turn of the 21st century, computers began to audibly infiltrate musical realms far beyond the electronic and experimental spaces, cropping up in rock, indie-pop and more. One of the cagiest uses of the computer could be heard on The Books' winsome 2002 debut Thought For Food .

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  6. at the Festival of Books this weekendRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | LA Observed

    Hi all. I'll be back at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC on both Saturday and Sunday.

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  7. Sarah Pekkanen, Amy Scheibe, Liz Rosenberg, and Charles McNair Set for Pen Parentis, 5/12Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by internationally best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen, Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, Amazon #1 Women's Fiction pick author Amy Scheibe, and triple-threat writing phenomenon Liz Rosenberg . The night begins at 7pm with networking over wine, compliments of Andaz Wall Street.

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  8. Read-aloud list for homeschooling familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2009 | Examiner.com

    With school upon us I thought a list of read-aloud books would help families increase their reading family time. We have read just about every one of these books as a family.

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  9. Atticus Lish wins the PEN/Faulkner Award for 'Preparation for the Next Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Inside Bay Area

    Where Philip Roth, John Updike and Ann Patchett have gone before, Atticus Lish has now followed. Earlier this week, it was announced that his novel "Preparation for the Next Life," will receive the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.

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  10. DIY Maven Styles Cute Decorations For A Spring SoireeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | CBS Local

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  11. Yep, 'Game Of Thrones' Is Definitely Going To Spoil The End Of The BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | MTV

    Vanity Fair quotes "Game of Thrones" show runner David Benioff discussing how the show and the books by George R.R. Martin will intersect moving forward, what with the upcoming season five expected to cover the two remaining published books in the series. Basically, if you were hoping that "Thrones" would just cough up an entirely different ending than what Martin has planned, well let's go right ahead and give those hopes the King's justice right here and now: "Luckily, we've been talking about this with George for a long time, ever since we saw this could happen, and we know where things are heading.

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  12. Yep, 'Game Of Thrones' Show Will Spoil The BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Forbes.com

    ... it appears that the two are going to follow the same broad plot arcs, meaning that the show will end up spoiling the books. Here's show runner David Benioff speaking at the Oxford Union, via Vanity Fair: "Luckily, we've been talking about this with ...

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  13. Confirmed: Game of Thrones Will Spoil the BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | IGN

    ... must go on... and that's what we're going to do." While Game of Thrones has made some minor deviations in adapting the books, the series will stay true to the main narrative of Martin's novels. According to Benioff, fans can still expect plenty of ...

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  14. 5 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | LA Weekly

    The argument over whether or not the Internet has economically screwed creative folks is as old as, well, the Internet. Scott Timberg probes this debate in his new book, Culture Crash: The Killing of the Creative Class .

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  15. Now Hear this: The Books' Paul De Jong piles on the madness; Mikal Cronin gets sweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | ChartAttack

    Now Hear This is a daily dive into the standout songs of the last 24 hours. This morning: Mikal Cronin does this great Evan Dando doing psych rock impression, another electro-acoustic paste-up from The Book's former cellist, and a powerhouse vocal performance.

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  16. Books-A-Million Partners with Kevin Sessums for a Book Signing of His ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    Books-A-Million and the New York Times bestselling author will be hosting the event next week Wednesday, March 11, at WorkPlay in Birmingham, Ala. "Kevin's personal story is truly moving and inspiring, and I know that people's lives will be enriched after reading this book," said Terrance G. Finley, Books-A-Million's president and CEO Books-A-Million, in partnership with Kevin Sessums, the New York Times bestselling author of " Mississippi Sissy, " will be hosting a book signing event for Sessums' latest memoir " I Left it on the Mountain " at WorkPlay in Birmingham, Ala.

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  17. Sessums hopes memoir helps people help themselvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Oxford Eagle Online Edition

    He wrote about the rise and fall, and even in-between, of Hollywood stars for Vanity Fair and Andy Warhol's Interview magazine.He detailed his own life of being gay while growing up in Mississippi in the New York Times bestseller "Mississippi Sissy."

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  18. Will Crowdfunding Outpace Old-Fashioned Arts Patronage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Hyperallergic

    You can't buy love, as The Beatles famously proclaimed, but perhaps you can buy cultural capital. As public interest in - or at least, monetary support for - the arts continues to wane, the world of arts and letters has come to revolve around the symbiotic but potentially unsustainable relationship between the arts and their patrons: the rich exchange their material resources for a share of that intangible good, cultural credibility.

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  19. Book review: 'Dark Rooms' by Lili AnolikRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Though Dark Rooms is her debut novel, Anolik is an established forerunner in contemporary journalism. She is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair , and her work has also been featured in Harper's , Elle , Slate , and The Believer , among other publications.

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  20. Books In My Life: A Love Of The ArcaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Daily Kos

    ... literature. I don't recall the source of the list, but it helpfully had little illustrated vignettes of the books content along with a portrait of the author. I loved pouring over the list and committing to memory who wrote what. The payoff for me ...

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