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‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ is the local fiction best-seller

“Becoming” is the local nonfiction best-seller.
Tags: Books, Entertainment

Vote for which book you’d like to read for Round 2 of Moira’s Book Club discussions

Vote for which book you'd like to read for the next meeting of Moira's Book Club, to be held May 7.
Tags: Books, Entertainment

‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ is the nation’s top fiction best-seller

“Girl, Stop Apologizing” is the nation’s top nonfiction best-seller.
Tags: Books, Entertainment

They have such high hopes, I almost feel bad for them.

NBC News this morning conducted an all-hands evolution to announce that The Mueller Report Has Been Submitted! I mean, nobody knows what's in it yet, and there aren't any more indictments coming from it but...but...well, something or other. It's really important!The Mueller Report has become to the #RESIST crowd what Obama's Birth Certificate was to certain folks on the other side eight years ago: They're sure that this is going to be some special thing that makes the horrible events of the l...
Tags: Life In The Monkey House, News, Politics, Tam

20 SEC READING: the best temptation

  Illustration by Ken CraneA group of devils were trying to enter the soul of a holy man who lived near Cairo; they had already tempted him with Nubian women, Egyptian food, Libyan treasure, but nothing had worked. One day, Satan passed and saw his servants’ efforts. – You’re hopeless – said Satan. – You […]
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by Flavia Medrut Paulo Coelho is one of the best-selling contemporary novelists. The Alchemist, the book that brought him worldwide fame, is one the few novels to be translated across the globe, with readers from all backgrounds praising it as a life-changing, inspiring piece of literature. Coelho had a very unique way of thinking even […]
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Why do we love seeing our world rendered tiny? Simon Garfield’s ‘In Miniature’ investigates

From the improbable rise of tiny-cooking videos to the cottage industry of petite Eiffel Tower replicas, we love seeing our everyday world contained in small objects. But why? The answer, suggests British niche historian Simon Garfield, may lie with our need for control.
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Gollancz has published its first anthology of South Asian Science Fiction

South Asia is a hotbed of brilliant science fiction writing, as well as writings in all the related genres capture by the Bengali word "kalpabigyan (encompassing literature that is "science-dependent," "science-based," "science mystery" and "science"), and there have been many brilliant anthologies of science fiction from the region; the latest entry to the field is Gollancz's new , edited by Tarun K. Saint, the subject of a fascinating review by Gautham Shenoy in Factor Daily. The antholo...
Tags: Post, Books, Desi, Gift Guide, Kalpabigyan, Reviews, Science Fiction, South Asia

New York Today: Subway Time: Why the Numbered Lines Do Better

Friday: The diverging fates of the lines represented by letters and numbers.
Tags: New York City, Subways, Transit Systems, Tea, Coffee, Byford, Andrew, Consolidated Edison Inc, Queens Museum

New York Today: Counting on the Subway to Arrive on Time? Why the Numbered Lines Do Best

Friday: The diverging fates of the lines represented by letters and numbers.
Tags: New York City, Subways, Transit Systems, Tea, Coffee, Byford, Andrew, Consolidated Edison Inc, Queens Museum

Seattle’s G. Willow Wilson delivers an enchanting, resonant fable in ‘The Bird King’

"The Bird King," is an enchanting historical fantasy adventure that combines an unconventional love story with a thoughtful exploration of faith and religious tolerance.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Seattle, G Willow Wilson

The Story of the Dionne Quintuplets Is a Cautionary Tale for the Age of ‘Kidfluencers’

The quintuplets became associated with a range of products that purportedly played a role in helping them survive
Tags: Books, News, Media, Opinion, Uncategorized

What would bring Nook back from the dead?

Not sure if this is news or general discussion. GoodEreader had an article about the Nook division getting some new blood: Will Barnes and Noble get serious about the Nook? Quote: The shuffle of Barnes & Noble’s technology leaders occurred when the Chief Digital Officer Fred Argir announced his retirement and William Wood was promoted to the CDO role internally. The bookseller then hired Carlo Pochintesta as Chief Information Officer last week. ...
Tags: Books, News, GoodEReader, Barnes Noble, Fred Argir, William Wood, Will Barnes, Carlo Pochintesta

Here’s what to do next time you experience ‘intense spiritual hunger’

Julia Cameron, author of "The Artist's Way," practices spirituality through paper and pen, with a daily exercise called Morning Pages.
Tags: Wellness, Books, News, Entertainment, Life, Lifestyle, Events, Julia Cameron

One of our best environmental writers, Barry Lopez, talks storytelling, snowstorms and the importance of place

Considered by many readers and critics to be our most important environmental writer, Lopez is a touchstone author whose nonfiction and fiction alike have inspired artists in multiple disciplines. He's devoted his career to exploring the deep emotional and spiritual ties between people and the settings they move through.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Lopez, Barry Lopez

There's a new Basic Kindle (2019)

the basic Kindle (2019) has a frontlight, and costs $10 more than the last model https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DLPWYB7
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there's a new Kindle

the basic Kindle (2019) has a frontlight, and costs $10 more than the last model https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07DLPWYB7
Tags: Books, News

LAPD: More homeless reported killed in L.A. last year, but increase likely from police getting more crime tips

Newly released data showed a steep increase in the number of both homeless suspects and victims of violent crime in Los Angeles, including a jump in reports of homeless people killed last year. There were 39 killings of homeless people in Los Angeles in 2018, 10 more than in 2017, according to a report presented to the city’s police commission on Tuesday. That was about one in seven of all the homicides — 259 total — in L.A. last year. The number included crimes classified as both murder and man...
Tags: News, California, Police, Theft, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Craft, Homicide, Local News, Lapd, Wilmington, Azusa, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley

The worst toy: Flushin' Frenzy

Flushin' Frenzy [Amazon] is a toy wherein you push a plunger until a poop pops up. All the fun of clearing out a blocked toilet! The game's tagline is "Poop there it is!" Game night just got gross - in the best way! Flushin' Frenzy makes being a plumber fun! Push the toilet handle to release the die. When a number pops up, you plunge the toilet that number of times. Be ready to catch the poop when it flies out at any moment! POOP - there it is! The player to catch the poop wins a token, or two...
Tags: Post, Toys, News, Mistakes, Mattel, Toilet Included

Bullseye Gun & Pawn Employees Thwart Attempted Theft Of Pistols

Employees at Bullseye Gun, Gear and Pawn in Murfreesboro, Tennessee were on the ball when a group of men began looking at pistols with the help of one employee.  The following video from the Liveleak YouTube channel begins moments before the attempted theft.  One of the men was looking at a pistol, while another man […] Read More … The post Bullseye Gun & Pawn Employees Thwart Attempted Theft Of Pistols appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, Daily News, Murfreesboro Tennessee, Pistol, Attempted Theft, Bullseye Guns Gear & Pawn

Don’t Call Queenie a ‘Black Bridget Jones.’ This Book Is So Much More

Candice Carty-Williams creates a character you won't forget
Tags: Books, News, Uncategorized, Bridget Jones, Queenie, Candice Carty Williams

On sexism and monsters: Milicent Patrick, designer of ‘Black Lagoon’ creature, gets her due in new book

In "The Lady From the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick,” author Mallory O’Meara unearths the remarkable story of the woman behind "The Creature From the Black Lagoon," and explores parallels between the film industry then and now.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Hollywood Monsters, Mallory O'Meara, Milicent Patrick

The Sesame Street Desert Island Challenge Has Sparked Heated Debate

Sesame Street’s Twitter account opened up the week by posing a burning question to the internet: who would you want with you if you were stranded on a desert island? Whether you want Cookie Monster, Elmo, Grover, or Oscar the Grouch to help you survive when you’re marooned says a lot about your perspective on…
Tags: Books, News, Uncategorized

Solid Wood Dining Table Set Uk

Absolutely gorgeous Solid Wood dining tables . Have a look at the Facebook page called Solid Wood Furniture ------------------------ Solid Wood Dining Table Set Uk
Tags: Books, News, Solid Wood Furniture Solid Wood

Saint Joseph’s Day

  PORTUGUES Faze Senhor, que o trabalho nos purifique  ITALIANO Preghiera a San Giuseppe ESPANOL Glorioso San José FRANÇAIS Saint Joseph, priez pour nous   I will be with my wife in a small village, and I will pray at 8:30 PM the prayer below. Plase fell free to join me in this prayer, or […]
Tags: Books, News, Stories, Joseph, San Giuseppe ESPANOL Glorioso San José FRANÇAIS

For sale: home that inspired Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights

Ponden Hall, a nine bedroom house in Stanbury, West Yorkshire, England, is considered to be the inspiration for Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights and sister Anne's Wildfell Hall. The Brontës spent a great deal of time on the property in the early 1800s. Now it could be yours. Current owner and Brontë superfan Julie Akhurst and her husband have put it on the market for £1.25m. In their twenty years of ownership, they've completed a major, yet careful, renovation and opened it as a B&B for other Br...
Tags: Post, Books, News, Homes, Authors, Houses, Brontes, Anne, Emily, Julie, Cathy, Emily Bronte, Yorkshire Post, Earnshaw, Bronte, Wuthering Heights

Lone Wolf Distributors Work With Police To Solve Credit Card Theft

In late February, Lone Wolf Distributors, well known for their variety of custom Glock parts and barrels,  became aware that certain orders had been placed using stolen credit card information. In a recent article on the Lone Wolf company blog, they explained that they filled and shipped ten separate orders for gift cards for a […] Read More … The post Lone Wolf Distributors Work With Police To Solve Credit Card Theft appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Crime, News, Guns, Credit Card Fraud, Identity Theft, Daily News, Lone Wolf Distributors

How Do I Convince My Little Black Girl That She Can Be Whatever She Wants to Be in America?

It was more than a year and a half after our daughter was born that I finally shared with my wife my thoughts from our first week as parents. After driving back from Home Depot, Alecia and I sat in the car for an hour so Zoe could keep napping in her car seat. “You…
Tags: Books, News, Uncategorized, America, Zoe, Damon Young, Alecia

Serigraph printing for t-shirts- 5 BEST METHODS

   When it comes of t-shirt serigraph printing, we have an expanded palette. Yet,  the most popular one is screen printing Today, we`ll focus on the best five serigraph printing... The post Serigraph printing for t-shirts- 5 BEST METHODS appeared first on Tshirt-Factory Blog.
Tags: News, T-shirts, Plastisol, Tips&Tricks, Screen Printing, Bleaching Printing, Cheap Personalized T-shirts, Cheap Printing Methods, Cmyk Printing, Digital Direct To Garment Printing, Discharge Screen Printing, Dye Sublimation, Foil Print, Personalized T-shirts, Serigraph, T-shirt Printing Methods

Legendary surf rock guitarist Dick Dale, RIP

Dick Dale, the "King of the Surf Guitar," has died at age 81. RIP, maestro. Dale's pioneering sound was inspired by his Lebanese uncle who played the oud and taught him the tarabaki, a goblet-shaped drum. His 1961 instrumental "Let's Go Trippin'," recorded with his band The Del-Tones, sparked the surf rock genre that spawned the Beach Boys. From The Guardian: Born Richard Anthony Monsour in May 1937, Dale developed his distinctive sound by adding to instrumental rock influences from his Mi...
Tags: Post, Music, News, Guitars, Dick Dale, Dale, Miami New Times, Gene Krupa, Guitarists, Surfs Up, Richard Anthony Monsour

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