Former Mayor Bill de Blasio Cooked Books to Hide $224 Million in NYC Ferry Expenses

Former Mayor Bill de Blasio used accounting tricks to hide nearly $225 million he poured into the city’s expensive ferry system – and forced taxpayers to shell out as much as $14.57 for each ride while extremely wealthy passengers paid only $2.75 each. These are the main conclusions of a …

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The New York Times Bestseller List – Daily Press

The rankings reflect sales for the week ended June 25, which were reported confidentially by vendors with a wide range of mainstream titles. Picture book rankings include sales of hardcover books only. Series rankings include all print and e-book sales. Each week, thousands of diverse outlets report their actual sales …

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Book Corner: Books to think outside the box | Entertainment

BY DARCIE CASWELL CRRL YOUTH SERVICES COORDINATOR The theme of this year’s summer reading program at Central Rappahannock Regional Library is “Off the Beaten Path”, encouraging readers to delve into a subject or genre new to them, to learn more about the people who have been creative thinkers or exploring …

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On Abraham’s Path: Selective Memory of Trump’s Israeli Policy | Books

Jason Greenblatt was formerly legal counsel for the Trump Organization. After the 2016 elections, he became Donald Trump’s special representative for international negotiations. Along with Jared Kushner, he aimed to secure peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Like its predecessors, the Trump administration has failed in this task. This cold …

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‘Les Déplacements’, the Joan of Arc epic: 5 new essential books

Looking for something good to read? USA TODAY’s Barbara VanDenburgh scours the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. All books go on sale Tuesday. “The Displacements” By Bruce Holsinger (Riverhead, fiction) What is it about : The world’s first Category 6 hurricane upends the lives of the Larsen-Hall …

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Most Popular Books with NPR Staff and Contributors: NPR

Miscellaneous / Emily Bogle for NPR Miscellaneous / Emily Bogle for NPR Since 2013, we’ve asked NPR staff and contributors to tell us about their favorite books of the year in our annual report. The books we love project. This year, we are starting early and publishing our recommendations in …

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5 essential books by James Patterson

5 essential books by James Patterson Jul 02, 2022, 11:51 a.m. 2 minute read These books by James Patterson are a must read if you like mystery and thriller. James Patterson is an American author well known for his thrillers and suspense novels. He has also written various non-fiction, science …

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Top 10 comics that have risen in value over the past week include The Boys, Wonder Man and more

The top 10 list has seen some nice swings over the past few weeks, with new titles rocking the market this week. The Spot cools down a bit and allows some content-focused independent tiles to appear on the list. Take a 1:25 Sozomaika variant and sprinkle an epic The Boy …

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E-books for gamers: what to read if you like games?

Few players regularly read or even think about books. But many of them do not even know that they can discover a whole universe of e-books related to games. Starting with guides on building a PC or how to play certain games and ending with storylines based on your favorite …

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5 of the Best Books on Human Evolution

Humans are, without a doubt, an absolutely strange and unlikely species. But what makes them so? In my latest book, Grow Human (£17.99, Bloomsbury)I explore a critical aspect of human evolution that we have all experienced but which somehow never makes the headlines – even though it may be what …

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Superhero Hype’s Best Amazon Book and Comic Deals for June 30

Superhero Hype’s Best Amazon Book and Comic Deals for June 30 What are some good cheap reads right now? We may be able to hang out again, but there’s always time to read. In this ongoing series, Superhero Hype takes a look at some of Amazon.com’s best deals at the …

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Mel Reid Designs Pride Yardage Books | LPGA

From a distance it looks like any old yardage book – white leather with embossed black text on the cover. But look closer and you will realize that it has a much deeper meaning. There are decorative lines in the colors of the Progress Pride flag on the front, representing …

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This week’s best-selling books | Writing

Reading room The best-selling New Zealand books of the week, as recorded by the Nielsen BookScan New Zealand bestseller list and described by Steve Braunias FICTION 1 Accommodation by Jenny Pattrick (Penguin Random House, $36) In a typically excellent profile by Philip Matthews at Things, the author of the year’s …

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CBSE and ICSE Books: Class 10+ question banks for board exam preparation 2022-23 | Most Wanted Products

It’s never a bad idea to start your exam preparations early. As the 2022-23 academic session has begun, you can opt for great CBSE and ICSE books for class 10 which are available with question banks, test simulations and more. These books will help you plan your studies systematically and …

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Donate Blood and Get Pounds July 7

Body Be a hero and save a life! OneBlood’s Big Red Bus will be at the St. Cloud Veterans Memorial Library (810 13th St.) on July 7 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Face coverings must be worn to donate, if you don’t have one one will be provided. . …

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Seven biotech books to dive into this summer

From the unprecedented speed at which COVID-19 vaccines were developed, to the biggest fraud case in biotech history, to a sci-fi story set in a post-apocalyptic city, here are seven books of biotechnology to consult this summer. With record-breaking heat waves heralding the start of summer, there’s never been a …

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Parents take to Twitter against selling books and school uniforms

Several parents have taken to Twitter to criticize the city’s private schools for insisting they buy books, uniforms and other things from the school itself and charge “excess” fees. Voice of Parents Karnataka (VOPK) demanded that the government intervene and stop harassment by schools. As explained by several parents who …

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New report on global e-book sales

June 28, 2022 @booksandpublishing A new report from Austrian publishing consultant Ruediger Wischenbart has analyzed recent trends in e-book sales in markets including Brazil, Italy, Spain, German-speaking countries and Latin America. Data from the Digital Consumer Book Barometer report shows an increase in the availability and use of streaming and …

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GATE 2022 Books: Past Years Question Papers, Answers & More for Practice | Most Wanted Products

Preparing for the GATE exam is never easy. With the tough competition these days, you need to improve your preparations and be ready to solve even the toughest questions efficiently to pass the exam with a good score. As GATE 2022 approaches, you need to take your exam revisions to …

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12 Best Transgender Books – Books with Transgender and Non-Binary Characters

Design by Yoora Kim Literature that focuses on LGBTQ+ people and the LGBTQ+ experience is so crucial. Presenting stories in the YA category that accurately portray the struggles and joy of homosexuality empowers LGBTQ+ youth to feel seen and feel empowered in their identity. It’s important to include the queer …

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New Books For July 2022 That Could Be Your Next Beach Read

Summer is the perfect time to read by the pool or on the commuter train to work. You never know what exciting thriller or sweet romance is waiting to become your new favorite book! Don’t miss these adult and young adult releases in July 2022, and keep in mind that …

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Life and Books with Thaddeus Williams

On My Shelf helps you get to know diverse writers through a behind-the-scenes look into their lives as readers. I asked Thaddeus Williams, associate professor of systematic theology at the University of Biola and author of Confronting Injustice Without Compromising the Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask About Social Justice—about …

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20 Great Fiction Books for the Beach and Beyond

1. Amusements, Aingeala Flannery Before the advent of cheap flights and the coining of the word staycation, Irish people vacationed in places like Tramore, Co Waterford which had the added attraction of fairground rides, locally known as ‘amusements’. In this series of linked stories set in the seaside resort, Flannery …

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Holiday reading: the best children’s books for the summer holidays

One Tiny Dot by Lucy Rowland and Gwen Millward One Tiny Dot by Lucy Rowland and Gwen Millward (Templar Publishing, £6.99) is actually a powerful dot, which gets bigger every time someone is nice to them, and in turn spreads kindness across the country. The little dot is adorable, and …

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Stream songs and books with AMU and Audible Premium Plus

— Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. From thrilling page flippers to beach-worthy romance novels, nothing beats snuggling up with a good book, but having a chart-topping soundtrack to rock on your next road trip is near. Now, …

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LEICESTERSHIRE AUTHOR RELAUNCHES POPULAR BOOKS FOLLOWING TV INTEREST – Pukaar News • Leicester-based news agency

A Leicestershire author is relaunching his best-selling crime novel series, after a production company secured the rights to adapt them for TV. Mark Wright, whose author name is MP Wright, is relaunching his highly acclaimed “Windrush Noir Detective Series” with brand new editions and a striking cover art by London-based …

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Do readers discriminate against books written by women and black authors? -Quartz

It’s no secret that the world of book publishing involves a lot of discrimination. A New York Times analysis found that only 11% of fiction published in 2018 was written by people of color; in June 2020, a viral Twitter hashtag called #PublishingPaidMe revealed that many well-known black authors had …

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Reverend Richard Coles visits Abingdon Mostly Books for signing

Former Church of England parish priest, broadcaster and best-selling author Reverend Richard Coles visited an independent bookshop in Abingdon to celebrate his new murder mystery book. Reverend Coles visited Mostly Books, an independent bookshop in Abingdon, on Saturday to sign copies of his new book Murder Before Evensong. What a …

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Gettysburg College faculty and staff released eight books, podcasts and albums in 2021

At Gettysburg College, our faculty and staff are endlessly curious and passionate about what they do. This deep-rooted commitment to academia exists not only in the classroom and through interactions with students as they teach and guide them to learn, grow, and pursue their own meaningful work, but it is …

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Take 40% off The Official Elden Ring Strategy Guide and Storybooks

If you’re having trouble with the latest From Software game, you might be interested to know that you can currently get $20 off the upcoming Elden Ring strategy and lore books. Available for pre-order now ahead of their July 29 release, both volumes are backed at a massive 40% off …

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18-year-old writes 10 books inspired by her life

By Natalie Berger Click here for updates on this story MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WDJT) — Amanda Billerbeck is a prolific, award-winning author. She has written 10 books so far and she is only 18 years old. The creative characters in his stories are mainly inspired by his life in Racine. She …

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9 Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Books I Read Long Before I Jumped into the Cryptocurrency Wave | by Paulo A. Jose | June 2022

I stopped reading bitcoin newsletters Photo by Ibadah Mimpi: www.pexels.com The difference between an investor and a speculator is that the former wants to retire with assets and the latter wants to get rich overnight. 97.7% of those with assets are not investors. They are speculators. Here’s something I never …

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Saugerties Public Library’s Free Book Project seeks to make children’s books more accessible – Daily Freeman

SAUGERTIES, NY — The Saugerties Public Library’s New Free Book Project is offering bags of new books for young readers at nearly a dozen outlying locations around town. Therapist Nina Schmidbaur, who sits on the library’s board, said the program, which started last week, aims to promote reading among under-10s. …

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Hitting the books: what life on the internet was like at 300 bits per second

As painful as it sounds, our world existed before social media. They were interesting times with barely a dimly lit portion of the Cheesecake Factory dishes to criticize, exactly zero epic no shortage of laughs, and not an adorable paw bean available to ogle. There weren’t even daily main characters! …

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Teachers shouldn’t be first responders in Florida’s bid to ban the books

If anyone reading this still believes that teachers only teach, we invite them to think again. Teachers today hold many jobs beyond simply providing education. Florida State is adding a new one to an already bloated job description – book censor. On May 26, the Palm Beach County School District …

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The answer to the British agricultural crisis? It’s in these books

Her book is full of telling details, like when, while applying for a five-year campaign management program, on a 123-page form and referring to a 312-page manual, she discovers she still has to fill out basic payment. Schema form, which has a completely different set of codes for each option. …

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The Unity Books bestseller chart for the week ending June 17

The only best-selling independent books chart published and available in New Zealand is the Top 10 list recorded each week at Unity Books stores in High St, Auckland and Willis St, Wellington. AUCKLAND 1 How to hang out in a turf war by Coco Solid (Penguin, $28) We start at …

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No Story Lost takes family stories and turns them into books

Loved ones live in the pages of a book. “Our grandfather was a legend,” says Andrew Hall, co-founder of Vancouver-based company No Story Lost. “He told the best stories.” The family often talked about the need to start writing Grandpa’s stories, so one day Hall and his cousin Jeremy Bryant …

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Online Books Market Outlook 2022 and Forecast to 2029

Los Angeles, USA,-The recently released report by Verified Market Reports titled Global Online Books Market Report 2022 is designed in such a way as to help the readers to get complete knowledge of the whole market scenario and is the most profitable sector. Research reports also provide statistically accurate data. …

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Quick Reads: Quality over Quantity | Books borrowed

I tend to read a lot of big novels, but the other day I got a request for… thinner titles. In our fast-paced world, it might be a good idea to pick up a book that you can read for a week, a weekend, or even overnight. Here, then, is …

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Diploma in First Peoples Studies in Books – The Eastern Door

Courtesy of Savannah Matteini-Gabriel At the start of an academic journey, most people have an idea of ​​what they would like to do or at least that is often the perception. But in reality, this is not always the case. For Kanehsata’kehró:non Savannah Matteini-Gabriel, who recently graduated with honors from …

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Vic Books and the erosion of an ecosystem

Last week Vic Books of Wellington announced that it would be closing its beloved downtown Pipitea store on July 31. His cafe has already been forced to close. Sarah Laing writes. After my separation, I could no longer afford to be a freelance writer/illustrator, so I found a job in …

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Bookstore in Naperville, Illinois says someone is hiding its books featuring people of color and notifying the police department of the incidents

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WLS) – Employees at Anderson Bookstore in Naperville have been keeping a closer eye on their store shelves for the past few weeks when they noticed something was wrong. “They kind of put things together and realized there was a pattern,” said Ginny Wehrli-Hemmeter, director of events and …

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Zionsville Resident Doyle Hunts Down Sherlock Holmes Books and Memorabilia • Current Edition

Steven Doyle had a life changing experience in 1974. “I fell in love with Sherlock Holmes at the age of 14 when a book called ‘The Seven-Per-Cent Solution’ by Nicholas Meyer was published,” Doyle said. “It just started this Sherlock Holmes craze. It turned the Sherlock Holmes hobby into a …

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WBU Vice Chancellor publishes books and journals – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

Aligarh: Only a few books can perhaps delve into the reasons for the 1857 revolt like Asbab-e-Baghawat-e Hind (The Causes of the Indian Mutiny) by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and now a Punjabi translation of the book facilitating a cultural dialogue to bring Punjabi and Urdu readers were released together …

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10-year-old Lafayette girl creates library with free LGBTQ books

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A 10-year-old Louisiana girl is responding to talk about banning books from public libraries by creating her own little library box decorated with a rainbow and a flag LGBTQ. Cora Newton had thought about building a small library in Lafayette for a while, but decided to …

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Here are the most popular books in Hampton Roads City Libraries this year – The Virginian-Pilot

It’s time to get “caught” reading. The dozens of public libraries in Hampton Roads have a large number of books available, in paperback, hardcover, and e-book form. To inspire children — and adults — to read this summer, regional libraries are offering summer reading challenges and other programs. You can …

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A textbook case: what’s in it, what’s not in Karnataka’s textbooks

Revision of Kannada and Social Science Textbooks for Grades 1-10 in Karnataka Government Schools by a Textbook Review Committee set up by the BJP State Government and headed by a Mathematics teacher established a political storm due to the alleged saffronization of school textbooks. Since the manuals were made available …

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Online Books Market Size and Forecast to 2029

Los Angeles, USA,-The research study presented here is an excellent compilation of various types of analysis of significant aspects of the global online book market. Through devilishly researched analysis and Porter’s Five Forces analysis, it provides an in-depth explanation of the strengths and weaknesses of the global Online Books market …

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Check out this year’s One Read shortlist books

Each month, the Columbia Public Library offers selections from its collection related to a current bestseller or hot topic. Director of Adult and Community Services Lauren Williams has compiled this month’s picks. If you could trade two dollars and a bit of DNA to know your life’s true potential, would …

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Goa hardback books still unavailable, parents concerned

June 11, 2022 | 06:45 IST Goa hardback books still unavailable, parents concerned Team Herald MARGAO: Many students in the Goa Council have not yet received their textbooks, so parents are worried about how the students will adjust to the curriculum. However, the Goa Board has assured to make all …

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Readers share their favorite places to buy books in Massachusetts

One of the first modern bookstores was opened in 1774 in London by James Lackington, who wanted to find a way to make books more affordable and accessible while making a profit. He offered books at reduced prices, and later, in 1794, when he opened a huge bookstore called The …

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Ashland Library rejects call to remove five books

ASHLAND — Whether or not nudity should be allowed in children’s books was debated Thursday among some patrons and board members of the Ashland Public Library. The five books in question are still in circulation and will remain there, assured Heather Miller, the director of the library, during the regular …

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All new horror and genre books are coming in June!

Head below for a list of genre-blending titles – horror, mystery, short fiction collections, and more – available to you in June! Keep track of all new SFF releases here. All title summaries are taken and/or abstracted from the copy provided by the publisher. Release dates are subject to change. …

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The most popular books on TikTok that will make you forget you’re even reading

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, STYLECASTER may receive an affiliate commission. With the rise of ‘third space’, a haven away from home often found in bookstores and cafes, and the sleek aesthetic of the ‘it girl’ who has her life …

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The hype around reading paper books is wearing thin

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): The hype of reading books and the excitement of collecting books like Champak, Chacha Chaudhary and others is increasingly becoming history. The days of people fighting over new editions of novels seem to be over. Bookstores, libraries and reading cafes in Indore are drying up as demand …

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Books published by William & Mary faculty in 2022 – W&M News

The following books have been written or edited by William & Mary faculty members and published in 2022. The books are listed alphabetically in the following categories: Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education. Additional categories may be added throughout the year as more books are released. The information in this …

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GBA and Ulatus partnership ensures more books are available in more languages

New partnership between Global Book Alliance and Ulatus ensures more books are available in more languages ​​for young children around the world The GBA is delighted to work with Ulatus. Now we can make even more online titles accessible to children and increase the variety of languages ​​in which books …

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An ode to books about crying

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. To devote entire books to tears in a society that discourages crying and considers it an emotion to be ashamed of is a radical act. Embracing humanity in its most vulnerable form and …

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Public collects piles of children’s books from Prairie Park Elementary’s recycling bin – The Lawrence Times

Share this post or save it for later In photos posted to social media early Sunday evening, piles of colorful children’s books lay strewn near the top of a recycling bin outside Prairie Park Elementary. With the threat of rain looming, community members called out to come save the books. …

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Children’s books for summer feature holy heroes, adventures

These are book covers of “Carlo Acutis: God’s Computer Genius” by Dan Wegendt; “10 Hidden Heroes” by Mark K. Shriver, illustrated by Laura Watson; and “Champion of the Poor: Father Joe Walijewski” by Philip Kosloski, illustrated by Michael LaVoy. The books are edited by Regina Lordan. (Composite CNS/courtesy Pauline Books …

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Rare books at auction this week

There’s a trio of sales to watch on Thursday, June 9. Forum Auctions sells modern literature, in 269 lots. A first set of impressions of the the Lord of the Rings the novels share the highest estimate between £1,500 and £2,000 with first edition copies by Graham Greene The man …

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Randy Rainbow reveals the man behind the sequins | Books and authors

“Playing With Myself” by Randy Rainbow; St. Maarten (256 pages, $29) NEW YORK — Randy Rainbow, the social media sensation who rode to the rescue like lone musical theater cavalry during the dark days of Donald Trump’s presidency, drops two bombshells at the start of his new memoir, “Playing With …

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Book Review: Book Details Army in the WWII Pacific | Books

In his new World War II story “Island Infernos,” John McManus tells a story that everyone knows but almost nobody knows much about: how the U.S. military contributed mightily, albeit imperfectly, to the victory in the Pacific War. Too often overshadowed then by the Marine Corps and too often overlooked …

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Unleash Your Inner Brain With These 5 Brilliant Books

You are smart. Yes, you, the one who is sitting and reading this on your phone. Maybe you heard it growing up, maybe not, but either way, it’s true: you’re smart. The potential for brilliance is within all of us, so to help yours emerge and unleash your inner brain, …

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New Star Wars Books and Comics Announced at Star Wars Celebration 2022

Between the expansive High Republic era and even more novels and comics filling in beloved pieces of the timeline, Star Wars book fandom has eaten so well in the past year. Since the start of 2021, The High Republic initiative has published three adult novels, three YA novels, three middle-level …

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Landon Collins’ contract is cancelled. Does this impact a deal with Terry McLaurin?

Last Wednesday marked a pivotal date for the finances of Washington commanders. Safety Landon Collins, who was released earlier this offseason with a designation after June 1, has officially had his salary taken off the books. By releasing Collins, Commanders saved $11.8 million in cap space for the 2022 season. …

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Math prep tips, important topics, best books

NTA will start the JEE Main 2022 session 1 exam from June 20th. Know math prep tips, important topics and books here. NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will begin the JEE Main 2022 exam for Session 1 from June 20. Candidates who have successfully completed the JEE Main …

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11 new books we recommend this week

PREVENTABLE WAR: The dangers of a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Xi Jinping’s China, by Kevin Rudd. (Public Affairs, $32.) In this in-depth analysis, Rudd, a China expert and former Australian prime minister, argues that the best way to avoid war in Asia is for the United States …

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Nampa School Board President Discusses Decision to Remove Books

For Nampa School Board President Jeff Kirkman, the decision to remove books goes beyond simply wanting to remove books from libraries. NAMPA, Idaho — Since early May, the community of Nampa and surrounding areas has been debating the Nampa School District’s decision to remove 22 books from the shelves of …

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Anita Baker hosts the LCA show – first gig in Detroit since 1995

Detroit will have one more night with Anita Baker after all. Three years after indicating that her touring career was over, the Motor City-born singer has set a date for July 22 at Little Caesars Arena, her first gig in the city proper in 27 years. Tickets go on sale …

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2022 Children’s Books Market Size Analysis by 2029

Based on major and secondary research, field research, and expert opinion, the report includes an in-depth examination of the general size and structure of the Children’s Books Market. Industry researchers have used methodologies such as Porter’s Five Powers and horribly studied analytics. The report covers a variety of topics, including …

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Ignore the pounds, it’s Boston’s losing streak

Jayson Tatum is averaging 27 points per game for the Boston Celtics during the playoffs. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP. The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors will face off in the 2022 NBA Finals. The Warriors have the home court advantage, but that hasn’t hurt the Celtics much in …

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What a novel! 6 books that marked Qiane Matata-Sipu

Qiane Matata-Sipu spent three years working on NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women. His self-proclaimed passion project and legacy publication is a far-reaching cultural record, a storytelling vessel of connecting musicians, scientists, artists and entrepreneurs, and was shortlisted for this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. year. In its wake, …

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Bed – Books – A/V – The original intent of the “Legends” banner

After 8 years of Legends becoming its own thing, separate from current media, I think we, and the folks at Lucasfilm, have forgotten what the supposed intent was to classify stories as “Legends” instead of just “Non-Canon “, it was that Legends stories could always be referenced whenever the creators …

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Math books scandalize China with ‘ugly, sexually suggestive and pro-American’ images

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s news bulletin Meanwhile in China, a tri-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. hong kong CNN — China has ordered a nationwide review of textbooks after illustrations …

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Staff Picks: 10 Essential Punk Books

We have gradually expanded the books section of our online shop, and we now have over 250 books in stock, including many of our all-time favorite punk books. If you’re looking for a new punk read, we’ve got a special holiday weekend coupon: use this link to get $10 off …

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Seven recent books that probe history and challenge the present

The card and the scissorsAmit Majumdar Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the exemplary and ruthlessly analytical gentleman in the tailored suit, is skeptical of those who knock on his door proposing a “Land of the Pure”. Despite her initial doubts, Jinnah ends up founding exactly such a country. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the …

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Music, books and food in Bangalore this weekend

Bhajans and more Ranga Shankara presents Bhajan Sandhya of Sharada Gurukula on May 28 at 5:30 p.m. It is part of RS Connect, where Vishwanath HV from Sharada Gurukula will present Bhajan Sandhya, an eclectic performance of Hindi, Bangla and Kannada bhajans from Ramakrishna Math Heritage. The evening will feature …

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This Month’s Best Crime Books: May 2022 ‹ CrimeReads

A roundup of the month’s top-rated detective stories, mystery novels and thrillers. Deon Meyer, The dark flood (Atlantic Monthly Press) “…a gripping and harrowing crime story laced with dry South African humour…Meyer’s portrayal of Stellenbosch is spot on, from persistent traffic and parking problems to income disparities…comprises a wonderfully portrayal …

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‘Books and Bags’ Cornhole Tournament May 28-29 at Port’s Place to raise money for mobile library – Muddy River News

QUINCY – Port’s Place, 526 Jersey, will be the site of the inaugural “Books and Bags” outdoor cornhole tournament on Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 to benefit the Quincy Public Library. The goal is to raise $5,000 through this event to help purchase a new mobile library. Saturday’s …

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These Kindles will no longer be able to buy books

Kindle DX Loses Access to Kindle Store Getty Images Several Amazon Kindle models will no longer be able to purchase books from the Kindle Store. Owners of Kindle (2nd Gen) International, Kindle DX International, Kindle Keyboard, Kindle (4th Gen) and Kindle (5th Gen) will no longer be able to browse …

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Why is the Indian book market struggling?

Indian book publishers are facing new challenges after the Covid pandemic due to the high cost of raw materials and soaring inflation. Inflation, driven by high food and fuel prices, hit an 18-month high of 7.5% in April in India, according to a Reuters poll. Publishers across the country — …

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Summer books for freshmen tackle social issues

As new freshmen take advantage of summer vacation, many will also open open books that their institutions have asked them to read before classes start. Summer reading assignments, known as common books, differ at each institution, but are all meant to stimulate discussion about current events when students arrive on …

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11 books to turn to when things fall apart

“You only miss one person, and the whole world is empty.” As human beings we have a lot to lose. Too much, one might say. Death, heartbreak, miscarriage – all presented as facts of life, but when loss seeks you out and hits you, it’s deeply personal. People will ask …

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Tenants by Vicky Spratt review – empty rooms and empty promises | Society books

IIf the government of one of the richest countries in the world cannot adequately house the people who live there, then what exactly is its interest? Journalist Vicky Spratt does not address this case directly in her first book, but she lays bare the lack of adequacy of our state …

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7 actors who have written books

Actors are first and foremost storytellers; it’s their job to bring a character to life for the big or small screen and help tell their story while simultaneously serving a bigger story. Plus, writing is as much a creative outlet as acting, so it’s no surprise to hear that many …

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Op-Ed: Let Books Shape Your Bicultural Child’s Sense of Self

As I travel to speak at schools across the country, I’m sometimes the first Latinx author students have ever interacted with, even in communities with large Latinx populations. If that sounds unbelievable in a country where more than 62 million people identify as Hispanic or Latinx, consider that in 2021 …

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“I like books, but I really like people”

WILKES-BARRE – Good reads and good meals were enjoyed in equal measure on Saturday afternoon at the northern branch of the Osterhout Free Library, as the Friends of Osterhout held their annual sale of books, baskets and pastries. The library has held the annual book sale for about 12 years, …

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Top 10 Airways Aviation Books – Airways Magazine

DALLAS – The best aviation books to read to become a pilot can vary depending on your reading preferences. Although guides and manuals are always necessary, there are other aviation publications that can help you along the way. What you need to learn to become a pilot will vary depending …

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Win a selection of children’s books!

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The “Gold” exhibition presents 50 objects from 20 centuries, showing the universal desire to adorn precious words with precious metal. Did you read Little Golden Books when you were a kid? Favorite stories and colorful illustrations, securely bound with shiny gold spines, were treasures. This connection between precious stories and …

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Popular books bring the gods back to earth | Ap-Pop

Gods are popular right now. Not the traditional Judeo-Christian Yahweh, Muslim Allah or Jesus that thousands of people around the world revere and worship. But the “old gods” – the Greco-Roman pantheon, Norse warlords, even HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu – are reappearing in novels, film and TV adaptations that bring them …

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Children’s Books Ireland offers hundreds of new books for school libraries

Posted by Schooldays Newshound, 05/20/2022. Tags: Parenthood Applications are now open for the Children’s Books Ireland Book Donation Projects 2022-2023, offering schools across Ireland the opportunity to receive hundreds of books for their school library, lesson sets to keep for their pupils, author and illustrator visits, and more. These book …

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The Works brings back dividend as demand for cheap books and Peppa Pig toys boosts sales

Friday, May 20, 2022 8:11 a.m. Discount retailer The Works has reinstated its dividend after telling investors that sales are now significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels, following a record Christmas and booming demand for the books. The company said it had capitalized on the “BookTok” trend on social media platform …

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Hats off to 4 new picture books

THE UPSIDE-DOWN HATBy Stephen BarrIllustrated by Gracey Zhang HATS OF COURAGEBy Kate HoeflerIllustrated by Jessixa Bagley MAE MAKES A WAYThe true story of Mae Reeves, designer of hats and historyBy Olugbemisola Rhuday-PerkovichIllustrated by Andrea Pippins KAT HATSBy Daniel PinkwaterIllustrated by Aaron Renier Why Stephen Sondheim, the greatest lyrical musical theater …

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Springfield Public Schools are giving students free books this summer

At least 3,600 Springfield kindergarten and first graders will get a surprise this week: their very own bag of books. In addition, up to 800 children entering kindergarten this fall will receive a school readiness kit, complete with books, this summer. Superintendent Grenita Lathan, an avid reader, championed the gift …

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Best-selling books in Canada for the week ending May 18, 2022

“What We Lost: Inside the Attack on Canada’s Largest Children’s Charity” is a look at WE Charity, the non-profit organization founded by Craig and Marc Kielburger mobilize young people to help in underdeveloped countries. The organization took a pear shape in 2020 after Ottawa awarded a contract to WE to …

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11 too-tastic books like The Spanish Love Deception

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Books like The Spanish Love Deception are causing a stir in the romance world. Turns out people love a slow burn between enemies and lovers. And they love a fake dating story. Romances …

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6 books on the climate crisis that give hope

Coral bleaching, flooding, bushfires, biodiversity decline and extinction – as we witness the effects of climate change, amid a stream of reports warning of the cost of government inaction, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. How to counter the gloom? We asked six environmental experts to each submit a hopeful …

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250 children’s books hidden around Maidstone as part of a local project

An initiative set up in Kent will see hundreds of books hidden away to entice children into reading. The ‘Little Look for a Book’ project hid 250 books last month in and around Maidstone for families to find with their children. The children enjoyed discovering books that were in places …

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Tesla Semi’s order books are open

Customers can now place orders for the Tesla Semi. Until now, companies could reserve one but not order one. The Tesla Semi had a 4-year gestation period, during which many of its specifications became public. The truck will have 4 electric motors powering the rear wheels and will be available …

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Percy Jackson’s Casting Backlash Completely Misunderstands the Books

The backlash of the casting for the Percy Jackson and the Olympians The TV series shows that these people completely misunderstand the books. After the lackluster response to the first attempt at adapting Rick Riordan’s popular YA Greek mythology book series, many were excited by Disney’s decision to try again …

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The creation of Adarna House, publisher of children’s books

Children of the 80s would remember Emang Engkantada, a terno-wearing fairy who handed over three wasteful children by showing them what nature’s wrath looks like. Or maybe they’d remember Digong Dilaw – a dyed-in-the-wool dilawan, if there ever was one – a boy who was obsessed with the color yellow …

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Portable Magic: A History of Books and Their Readers review – a thrilling adventure | history books

MMost of us who spend our time reading books gobble up their verbal content, then set aside or, at best, put away the container. But these receptacles have an identity and an existence of their own: with their straight spines, their papers layered like skin and their protective jackets, the …

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Comics: Bizarre Adventures | Local News

Marvel Comics has an app that allows readers to purchase digital downloads of almost all of its comics. If a reader wants to read every edition of “Amazing Spider-Man” from its first appearance in “Amazing Fantasy” #15 released in August 1962 through 2022, she can. And not just in one …

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2 children’s books to inspire young gardeners | Arts & Culture

April showers brought May flowers, and Ready Readers invites you to look beyond the flowers to discover a world of wonderful life above and below ground. These star books can inspire young and old alike to become gardening enthusiasts. “In a Garden” by writer Tim McCanna and illustrator Aimée Sicuro …

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Gullybaba launches 150 help books for IGNOU students – India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

New Delhi – In the rapidly changing post-Covid education scenario where students need easy to understand content, India’s leading publishing company, Gullybaba Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., has launched 150 graduate and postgraduate study aid books for this academic session to enable learners to achieve peak performance. These books are based …

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Coloring books for adults – art, art therapy or just a hobby? It’s in the eye of the beholder – Chicago Tribune

I was amazed, and frankly a bit embarrassed, when I realized some of the incredible accomplishments made when we were encouraged to self-isolate during the pandemic. Entrepreneurs continued to build successful businesses, while volunteers stepped up to help those in need. Entire books have been written, television series and films …

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How Books and Literature Can Support the Rehabilitation of Indian Prisoners

We have a task for all of you. At the end of October, the first year of the pandemic, activist Devangana Kalita wrote to people outside. “Please ask women’s organizations and feminist publishers to donate literature, books and pamphlets to Tihar Prison No. 6 so that we can enrich and …

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Best TV Shows Based On Showtime Books (So Far)

I’m not going to lie… creating this list was a pretty dark look at Showtime’s offerings. Although some of their shows are not based on books like yellow jackets and Ziwe are some of the most entertaining shows on streaming, the book adaptation department is definitely lacking. Many options come …

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Florida schools scramble for library books and textbooks

The big story: They are books, books and more books. Florida’s battle over books appearing in school libraries continued to escalate this week, with the group Moms for Liberty expanding the effort to excise materials some consider offensive that the Florida Citizens Alliance launched there. years ago. The latest episode …

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CFPB Set to “Open up the Books” on student loans to institutions

On January 19, 2022, the CFBP announced that it would begin studying colleges’ in-house loan practices for students. The announcement says it will investigate “the operations of post-secondary schools, such as for-profit colleges, that extend private loans directly to students. ” Also, the possibility that these loans could be provided …

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Harmonium Bag Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, United States – Comprehensive analyzes of the fastest growing companies Harmonium Bag Market provide information that helps stakeholders identify opportunities and challenges. The 2022 markets could be another big year for Harmoniums Bag. This report provides an overview of the company’s activities and financial situation (a company profile …

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Top 10 Novels About Neighbors | Books

IWhen I was growing up, my family lived in a community of 20 identical yellow houses on the outskirts of Copenhagen. We dined six days a week at the “common house.” Neighbors also shared maintenance duties, prepared after-school snacks, ran a shop without a merchant, and celebrated most holidays together. …

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Hundreds of new, free eBooks available on the POWER Library of Pennsylvania website

The new credentials fall into several different categories: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; Mental Health; and STEM. Hundreds of new books are now available on the POWER Library of Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth Public Electronic Library. The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has announced 350 new eBooks in the POWER Library …

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History teacher wants extra books for students

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) — History is the foundation of Austin Lassiter’s honors and AP courses at the Charleston Charter School of Math and Science. Lassiter has been teaching high school for 4 years and says he caught the story bug after college. He says he hopes to pass on the …

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Jane Austen’s 6 best books –

Jane Austen is one of English literature’s most famous authors, which is all the more impressive considering she’s only written six full-length novels. Given that they were written over 200 years ago, you might wonder if they are still relevant today. If you take into consideration the moral questions that …

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CBS46 personalities surprise West Clayton Elementary students with book giveaways

RIVERDALE, Ga. (CBS46) – CBS46 personalities greeted students as they showed up for a surprise in the West Clayton Elementary School gymnasium — a backpack full of books for each student. “A lot of our kids have limited resources,” said first-grade teacher Arielle Burden, “so being able to receive these …

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