Monthly Archives: August 2011

‘Hunger Games’: First Clip of Jennifer Lawrence in Action Debuts During MTV VMAs (Video) – Hollywood Reporter

‘Hunger Games’: First Clip of Jennifer Lawrence in Action Debuts During MTV VMAs (Video) – Hollywood Reporter. The film version of Suzanne Collins’s popular book trilogy is due out in March.

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Fall book season includes Ondaatje, Atwood – Winnipeg Free Press

Fall book season includes Ondaatje, Atwood – Winnipeg Free Press. The United States isn’t the only fish in the publishing sea. Here’s a look at books Canadians will be reading this fall.

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Monday Miscellany

Weirdest Writer Deaths “Here are some of the most bizarre ways that writers have had their story end.” Rate This Article: What’s Wrong with the Culture of Critique The Internet-begotten abundance of absolutely everything has given rise to a parallel … Continue reading

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Still Nickel and Dimed a Decade Later : The New Yorker

The Book Bench: Still Nickel and Dimed a Decade Later : The New Yorker Picador is marking the tenth anniversary of Barbara Ehrenreich’s modern classic “Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America,” in which she chronicled her attempts … Continue reading

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The hidden charms of occult books | Seattle Times Newspaper

Books | The hidden charms of occult books | Seattle Times Newspaper Alchemical books inhabit a subcategory of books on the occult — books on magic, books on astrology, books on witchcraft, metaphysics and alternative-belief systems, including hermeticism, a world … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Great Authors To Follow On Twitter These eight writers are sometimes hysterical, sometimes insightful, and are sure to give you words for thought in 140 characters or less. Of interest to both readers and writers. Overrated Authors, critics, and editors … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Like Books? Like NPR? We Invite You To Explore The New NPR Books! NPR has spent 18 weeks significantly redesigning its books coverage. It looks like there’s a lot more information that’s a lot easier to find. This is a … Continue reading

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Movie Review – ‘The Help’ – Life In The South, Through The Eyes Of ‘The Help’

Movie Review – ‘The Help’ – Life In The South, Through The Eyes Of ‘The Help’ : NPR. Even reviewers who don’t care for the film adaptation praise the acting of Viola Davis. Here’s what NPR’s Ella Taylor has to … Continue reading

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Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books : NPR

Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books : NPR. Back around the first of August NPR asked readers to vote on their favorite science fiction and fantasy novels (or series). The results are in. I’m not a big fan of … Continue reading

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‘The Help’ touches sensitive subjects

“The author, cast and director give an inside view to the book and movie.” via ‘The Help’ touches sensitive subjects.

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