Story books

These books wrestle with the question “Who am I?”

Each month, the Columbia Public Library offers selections from its collection related to a current bestseller or hot topic. Library associate Ida Fogle has compiled this month’s selections. When we are born, we are described by a name, a sex, a nationality, a race. We are someone’s child, brother, sister, …

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Books Digest – Dolly Parton’s Run, Rose, Run and More

Welcome to our weekly Books Digest where we round up the new books you should and shouldn’t read. This week features Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton, Two Heads: Where Two Neuroscientists Explore How Our Brains Work with Other Brains by Uta, and Chris Frith and A Very Nice Girl …

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How are Nazi romance books still a thing in 2022?

Last weekend, Emily Everett shared a celebratory screenshot, on Twitter, of a publisher deal report after Putnam acquired her 2023 debut novel, Heartland. Once people started reading what the book was about, Everett limited who could respond to his thread, as people started to emphasize the soft language used in …

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Six books that explain the history and culture of Ukraine

March 9, 2022 The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine. By Serhii Plokhy. Basic books; 395 pages; $29.99. Allan Lane; £25The author is Ukraine’s most distinguished historian writing in English. “Chernobyl,” his book on the 1986 nuclear disaster, is a masterful account of its causes and consequences. This covers …

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Tucson Book Festival Returns to University of Arizona Mall

After two years of planning around COVID-19, the Tucson Festival of Books returns to campus March 12-13. Since its inception in 2009, the festival has gained a national reputation, attracting over 130,000 visitors each year. Attendees can stop by to attend panel discussions, book signings, or grab a bite to …

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Football coach finds success with children’s books

A FOOTBALL coach has added to his impressive resume by becoming a bestselling children’s author. Paul Barry, 42, from South Woodham Ferrers, is celebrating the release of his third children’s book, after discovering a hidden love for writing during lockdown. The father-of-two first traded his pitch for a pen and …

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Hesson: March 2022 Children’s Books

Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission on purchases made through links on this page. Content of the article By Geraldo Valerio (Groundwood Books) With simple text, readers will learn about the life cycle, anatomy, diet, and habitat of butterflies. Beautiful …

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Conflicting History: Sometimes the stories don’t match the history books

In 1982, the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce established a bifurcated award honoring visual artists and performers – a long-awaited award that recognized art as a major contributor to the local economy. The board unanimously supported the idea and John Parent, if I remember correctly, suggested that it be named …

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Cosmo’s Corner: Books about dogs! | get out and go

Meow and wow, everyone, it’s Cosmo the library cat! Not long ago I recommended some good cat books available at the Grand County Public Library, so I thought it was only fair that I discuss dog books as well. Here are some children’s books recommended by library staff: Alexandra Day’s …

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