This hour in the news:

  • The little reader’s festival 23 Nov 2017 12:42 livemint.com Author Christopher Doyle. Children can be difficult to understand. But it is more challenging to keep them engaged. And what works for a four-year-old will not work with a 10-year-old,” says Swati Roy, co-founder of Bookaroo Trust. The trust is behind the …
  • 10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By S E Lynes 23 Nov 2017 12:26 Womens Lifestyle Magazine 23 November 2017 I met my other half when I was eighteen. In February next year we will have been married for 22 years, together for 30. Every year on our wedding anniversary we say we’ll give it another year. We don’t want to rush into a big commitment. …
  • What’s On Listings 23-29 Nov 23 Nov 2017 12:22 Preston Today To announce an event or gig, call 01772 838196 or email whatson@lep.co.uk Theatre Blackburn Absolute Bowie: voted one of the best Bowie tribute bands in the UK. From £15. 7pm. King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Tel: 0844 847 1664. Fri, Nov 24 only …
  • Author Richard Ford to be honored 23 Nov 2017 12:00 Tulsa Beacon  November 23, 2017 Novelist and short-story writer Richard Ford is coming to Tulsa in December to receive the 2017 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award. For 40 years, Ford has portrayed everyday contemporary middle-class American life in such …
  • New book by John K. Harris, Ph.D. 23 Nov 2017 12:00 Tulsa Beacon  November 23, 2017 Local author, John K. Harris, Ph.D, has written a new book, The Grow and Protect Investment Strategy. Harris, a retired accounting professor from The University of Tulsa, was a certified public accountant for 30 years. After years of …
  • New book on Iolaire tragedy to mark centenary 23 Nov 2017 11:58 Stornoway Gazette A landmark new book on the Iolaire tragedy is to be published by Acair next year, to mark the centenary of the disaster, and will tell the full story of every single soul on board for the first time. It is the most important book on Acair’s publishing …
  • West Volusia Calendar Nov. 23-Dec. 2, 2017 23 Nov 2017 11:57 West Volusia Beacon Thursday, Nov. 23The staff of The West Volusia Beacon, your hometown newspaper, wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving Day.10 a.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 155 Clark St., Enterprise. RSVP by Nov. 18. Call 386-668-4108.11 a.m., after the 10 a.m. Mass …
  • Tale of Scotland's 'Tumbling Lassie' inspires Alexander McCall Smith 23 Nov 2017 11:51 Herald Scotland SHE was sold by her mother to a travelling showman and forced to perform gymnastics for crowds as he toured the highways and byways of 17th century Scotland. And there the tale of the 'tumbling lassie' would have ended, had she not summoned up the …
  • Havelock author Jan Thornhill wins $30K TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for best children's book 23 Nov 2017 11:44 Peterborough Examiner HAVELOCK -  A Havelock author's coffer is brimming after winning Canada's richest award for children's literature. Jan Thornhill took home $30,000 Tuesday for best book of the year in the 2017 TD Canadian Children's Literature Awards. Her …
  • First Editions Re-Covered: Sotheby's Auction to Benefit Quentin Blake's House of Illustration 23 Nov 2017 11:39 4-traders Press Release November 2017 Unique Collection of Classic First Editions with Original Dust-Jackets Created By Leading Artists and Designers Auctioned to Benefit House of Illustration The World's Only Public Gallery Dedicated Solely to Illustration and …
  • First Editions Re-Covered: Sotheby's Auction to Benefit Quentin Blake's House of Illustration - Cataloging 23 Nov 2017 11:39 4-traders This is a unique collection of first editions of classic books with beautiful original dust jackets designed, and generously donated, by leading artists and designers. Artists chose a book to which they felt a strong connection, and then created a new …
  • Sotheby's Auction to Benefit Quentin Blake's House of Illustration 23 Nov 2017 11:34 4-traders Press Release November 2017 Unique Collection of Classic First Editions with Original Dust-Jackets Created By Leading Artists and Designers Auctioned to Benefit House of Illustration The World's Only Public Gallery Dedicated Solely to Illustration and …
  • Sotheby's Auction to Benefit Quentin Blake's House of Illustration - Cataloging 23 Nov 2017 11:34 4-traders This is a unique collection of first editions of classic books with beautiful original dust jackets designed, and generously donated, by leading artists and designers. Artists chose a book to which they felt a strong connection, and then created a new …
  • Celebrity deaths in 2017 - David Cassidy, Sean Hughes and Tara Palmer-Tomkinson have passed away this year 23 Nov 2017 11:28 Liverpool Echo This year we have lost award-winning actors, chart-topping musicians and legendary sportsmen. The list of celebrated celebrities who have passed away this year has already become too long. Here we list some of the greats, the household favourites and …
  • 17 books everyone should read, according to Bill Gates 23 Nov 2017 11:23 Nigerian Bulletin While Bill Gates has a schedule that’s planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week. Aside from a handful of novels, they’re mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation’s …
  • Adult Siblings Can Make Our Lives Healthier And Happier 23 Nov 2017 11:19 WBAA We'll have a total of just 10 at our Thanksgiving this year, with the biggest absence being that of my mother, who died in March at the age of 92. Our 2-year-old granddaughter and her parents won't be there, either, nor will my nephew and his …
  • A Modeling Rite of Passage, Unmasked 23 Nov 2017 11:15 International Herald Tribune A photo from the “Go-Sees” series by Juergen Teller: Lucy Gordon, London, May 14, 1998.CreditJuergen TellerLONDON — On a sidewalk slicked with rain, a young woman in an Audrey Hepburn T-shirt stands awkwardly beneath an umbrella. Against the same drab …
  • A Wave of New Fiction From Nigeria, as Young Writers Experiment With New Genres 23 Nov 2017 11:06 International Herald Tribune A new wave of thematically and stylistically diverse fiction is emerging from the country, as writers there experiment with different genres and explore controversial subjects like violence against women, polygamy and the rise of the Islamist militant …
  • NBA twins Robin and Brook Lopez were raised to be different 23 Nov 2017 11:04 Palm Beach Post Deborah Ledford used a simple philosophy as she navigated the complex task of raising four boys as a single working mother in Fresno, Calif. "You don't worry about the dirt in the corners," Ledford said by phone.  As long as the clothes and …
  • Interview with Victoria Brittain: ‘Literature is resistance’ 23 Nov 2017 11:04 Middle East Monitor One member of the team behind the six-year-old MEMO Palestine Book Awards in London is Victoria Brittain, a journalist and author herself. She is now one of the trustees who choose the judges each year, having been one of them herself for the first three …
  • The Mayflower generation and the burden it bears 23 Nov 2017 10:49 Economist The Mayflower. By Rebecca Fraser .St Martin’s Press; 384 pages; $29.99. Published in Britain as “The Mayflower Generation”; Chatto & Windus; £25. THE story of the Mayflower and its passengers has been told so many times that one cannot help wondering …
  • Little Miss Inventor joins Mr Men and Little Miss line-up 23 Nov 2017 10:46 BBC Image copyright Egmont Publishing/Sanrio Image caption Little Miss Inventor will be published in March A new character is joining the Mr Men and Little Miss series - a female scientist. Little Miss Inventor has been created as a "positive role …
  • Little Miss Inventor joins Mr Men range 23 Nov 2017 10:43 BBC Image copyright Egmont Publishing/Sanrio Image caption Little Miss Inventor will be published in March A new character is joining the Mr Men and Little Miss series - a female scientist. Little Miss Inventor has been created as a "positive role …
  • 10 Things I'd Like My Readers To Know About Me By K. K. Nikolaou 23 Nov 2017 10:37 Womens Lifestyle Magazine 23 November 2017 K. K. Nikolaou is the author of “The Nokka”, which is an enchanting and magical children’s and young adult fiction story following the adventures of Jenifer and Jory. The Nokka 1: I am a complete technophobe and I type with two fingers. 2 …
  • Ezra Zaid’s Shariah trial over book to start Feb 22 23 Nov 2017 10:23 The Malay Mail Online File picture shows ZI Publications Sdn Bhd director Ezra Zaid at the Federal Court, Putrajaya, September 28, 2015. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 — The Shariah court today decided that Mohd Ezra Mohd Zaid’s trial over a book will proceed …
  • Cover Story: Shop Memphis! Great Local Gifts for Everyone on Your List 23 Nov 2017 10:12 Memphis Flyer Forget about those too-soon, false-alarm jingle bells you've been hearing since Halloween, the holiday season begins Friday. It could be argued that Black Friday is a yucky, corporate idea cooked up for yucky, corporate profits (and it is). To many, …
  • Shop Memphis! Great Local Gifts for Everyone on Your List 23 Nov 2017 10:11 Memphis Flyer Forget about those too-soon, false-alarm jingle bells you've been hearing since Halloween, the holiday season begins Friday. It could be argued that Black Friday is a yucky, corporate idea cooked up for yucky, corporate profits (and it is). To many, …
  • We Evolved. 23 Nov 2017 09:57 IGN Cars As I wrote here a long time ago, I used to be associated with a rather well known and widespread religion – The Jehovah’s Witnesses. I don’t have a problem with other people’s beliefs. If I had issue with everyone that believed in an invisible superman I’ …
  • Lübbe AG holds Annual General Meeting 23 Nov 2017 09:43 4-traders DGAP-News: Bastei Lübbe AG / Key word(s): AGM/EGM Bastei Lübbe AG holds Annual General Meeting 23.11.2017 / 09:13 The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Bastei Lübbe AG holds Annual General Meeting Cologne, …
  • Expert Identifies Challenges Facing Marketing Communications In Nigeria 23 Nov 2017 09:36 Daily Independent Lagos – Marketing communication entrepreneur and thought leader, George Thorpe, has called on and advertising professionals to tackle six key emergent challenges facing the advertising and marketing communications industry. Thorpe spoke while reviewing …

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