This hour in the news:

  • Dahlia Woods Gallery hosts book reading 21 Feb 2018 11:31 San Marcos Daily Record Dahlia Woods Gallery and Bad Boy Books will be hosting a book reading and talk with Texas author William D. Darling about his latest literary contribution, "Anahuac: A Texas Story," on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. The town of Anahuac in 1972 is …
  • Live Videos | LIVE: John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting Coming to Greenwich Odeum 21 Feb 2018 11:10 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, February 21, 2018 GoLocal LIVE   John Ondrasik The Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling hit single “Superman (It’s Not Easy) put Five for Fighting on the map in 2000, but John Ondrasik’s “overnight success” was after …
  • Lifestyle | Newport Manners & Etiquette: How To Talk About Bad Sex, Wedding Dress Code 2018 + Vaping Etiquette 21 Feb 2018 11:09 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Didi Lorillard, GoLocalProv Manners + Etiquette Expert   Coming to the end of Love Month, Didi Lorillard answered questions about how to talk about bad sex to your lover, what to do when you are …
  • Live Videos | LIVE: Public Art Organization, The Avenue Concept, on Ccopacatty’s Kennedy Plaza Installation 21 Feb 2018 11:09 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, February 21, 2018 GoLocal LIVE   PHOTO: The Avenue Concept of Ccopacatty The first privately administered public art program, The Avenue Concept, has installed over 150 pieces of public art throughout Rhode Island, …
  • Live Videos | LIVE: Feinberg Talks About Celebrating the Oscars at Flicker’s Red Carpet Experience 21 Feb 2018 11:09 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, February 21, 2018 GoLocal LIVE   Flicker's Red Carpet As we gear up for the 2018 Academy Awards, Rhode Islanders will have multiple reasons to celebrate, with numerous nominees at this year’s ceremony having RI …
  • Lifestyle | Wednesday on LIVE: Bestselling Author Bloom, Cartoonist Parisi, & Rep. Amore Talks Guards at Schools 21 Feb 2018 11:09 Go Local Prov Email to a friend Permalink Wednesday, February 21, 2018 GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team   Amy Bloom PHOTO: Elena Seibert New York Times Bestselling author Amy Bloom joins Molly O’Brien on Wednesday’s LIVE to talk about her newest historical fiction novel, …
  • Book reviews: A missing lollipop man, an orphan lamb and an amazing mum 21 Feb 2018 10:57 Chorley Guardian Award-winning publisher Nosy Crow is getting ready for spring with a sparkling selection of reading and activity books for younger children. From a laugh-out-loud school mystery and a farm tale full of animal magic to a mum who can do everything and a …
  • Cooper Clarke's memoir and poetry collection to Picador 21 Feb 2018 10:52 theBookseller.com Picador is to publish poet Dr John Cooper Clarke’s autobiography revealing his “extraordinary life” and his first poetry collection for 37 years. Described as a “poet Laureate of Punk, rock star, fashion icon, TV and radio presenter, social and cultural …
  • TLS editor Stig Abell's first book to John Murray 21 Feb 2018 10:52 theBookseller.com Published February 21, 2018 by Katherine Cowdrey Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary Supplement, has chosen John Murray to publish his first book: How Britain Really Works.... Stig Abell, editor and publisher of the Times Literary …
  • Emma Hannigan's book 'Letters To My Daughters' reaches Number 1 in Irish book charts 21 Feb 2018 10:37 Irish Independent Publishers Dubray Books announced the news on Twitter after the #LetterstoMyDaughters social media campaign led by fellow Irish authors helped the book to reach the top of the best-seller's list. They also asked for donations to the Irish Cancer …
  • Fareportal Becomes First Online Travel Agency to Integrate with Spirit Airlines' New Travel Agent Portal Booking API 21 Feb 2018 10:31 MarketWatch.com NEW YORK, Feb 21, 2018 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- Fareportal, a leading global travel technology company, today announced that it is the first online travel company to integrate with Spirit Airlines' new travel agent portal booking API. As an expert in …
  • Nonfiction: From Justin Bieber to Martin Buber, Zadie Smith’s Essays Showcase Her Exuberance and Range 21 Feb 2018 10:11 International Herald Tribune Photo Zadie Smith Credit Dominique Nabokov FEEL FREE Essays By Zadie Smith 452 pp. Penguin Press. $28. As a teenager, Zadie Smith discovered Hanif Kureishi’s novel “The Buddha of Suburbia” and felt her world crack open. Kureishi, who is British-Pakistani, …
  • Milo Yiannopoulos drops S&S lawsuit 21 Feb 2018 10:08 theBookseller.com Published February 20, 2018 by Heloise Wood Milo Yiannopoulos has dropped his multi-million pound legal case against Simon & Schuster US. Milo Yiannopoulos has dropped his multi-million pound legal case against Simon & Schuster US. The document …
  • Raven signs 'tense thriller' for six figures 21 Feb 2018 10:08 theBookseller.com Published February 21, 2018 by Natasha Onwuemezi Bloomsbury imprint Raven Books has fought off competition in a five-publisher auction to buy a thriller by Alice Clark-Platts as part of a six-figure two-book... Bloomsbury imprint Raven Books has fought …
  • New Wallis Warfield Simpson bio out from royals biographer 21 Feb 2018 10:06 The Herald A Mays Chapel, Md., woman remembers the long-ago night in Paris when she cradled the former King of England in her arms as the dying ex-monarch rasped his final breath. "Poor old man," Juliana Chatard Alexander said. "He was very sweet.…
  • Edna O’Brien receives $50,000 PEN/Nabokov literary award in New York 21 Feb 2018 09:49 Irish Times Edna O’Brien received the $50,000 PEN/Nabokov award for achievement in international literature from fellow Irish writer Colum McCann at a ceremony in New York last night. She paid a backhanded compliment in her acceptance speech to her native land, …
  • The original Baltimore bad girl: New Wallis Warfield Simpson bio out from royals biographer 21 Feb 2018 09:47 Myrtle Beach Sun News A Mays Chapel, Md., woman remembers the long-ago night in Paris when she cradled the former King of England in her arms as the dying ex-monarch rasped his final breath. "Poor old man," Juliana Chatard Alexander said. "He was very sweet.…
  • Khaled Hosseini pens 'intensely moving' refugee story 21 Feb 2018 09:24 theBookseller.com Published February 21, 2018 by Natasha Onwuemezi Bloomsbury has signed the latest work from Khaled Hosseini, a "lyrical and intensely moving story" entitled Sea Prayer. Bloomsbury has signed the latest work from Khaled Hosseini, a "lyrical …
  • Pan Mac bags former FBI director Comey 21 Feb 2018 09:24 theBookseller.com Published February 21, 2018 by Heloise Wood Pan Macmillan will publish a book from former FBI director James Comey on "ethical leadership" a year after he was dismissed by US president Donald... Pan Macmillan will publish a book from former FBI …
  • Culpeper preteens go 'Into the Wild' at library book club 21 Feb 2018 09:14 Star Exponent On Tuesday, 13 preteens chose to spend the unseasonably warm afternoon in the Culpeper County Library, talking about cats. The fourth- and fifth-grade book club met to discuss this month’s assigned book, “Into the Wild,” the first in the popular Warriors …
  • Letters to the editor: Malcolm X’s autobiography worth a read 21 Feb 2018 07:51 Savannah Morning News The date, Feb. 21, 1965, was an extraordinary one for me because I was hanging out in the downtown area of Savannah on the corner of East Broad and Jones streets with my male peer friends. While standing there, we received information about the tragic …
  • Writers and actors urged to join forces for public book reading to honour Emma...   21 Feb 2018 07:45 Irish Independent The call came after the author shared her terminal cancer diagnosis last Friday after an 11-year battle with the disease. Doyle Kennedy is hoping the Olympia Theatre will host the event after expressing her feelings on Twitter. Mother-of-two Hannigan …
  • Festival of Faith & Writing will preview authors 21 Feb 2018 07:34 Chimes For the first time in 28 years, the Festival of Faith & Writing (FFW) is presenting author previews, a student-hosted presentation series where members of the FFW student committee introduce the community to the speakers they will each host at the …
  • Off the Shelf: Conversations From the Cubicles: The End? 21 Feb 2018 07:17 The Journal Narrator: As with all good things, a catastrophic disagreement has brought this column to its knees. Kris: All I am saying is that I loved it. Betty: Nope. K: I can love it enough for both of us. B: I really don’t think that’s possible. K: Can we at least …
  • News24.com | Prof Sampie's work is a gift to the youth of SA 21 Feb 2018 07:16 News24 2018-02-21 08:12 Hlengiwe Mkhize The post-school education and training sector and the South African nation at large bemoans the passing-on of Professor Solomon Johannes "Sampie" Terreblanche.  Professor Sampie Terreblanche was born on 17 April …
  • Rest in peace, Doc! 21 Feb 2018 07:15 Rediff Cardiologist Dr BK Goyal’s greatest gift was that he gave his patients a calming reassurance their doctor truly cared for them, says family friend Gitanjali Gurbaxani. Dr B K Goyal was a man of absolute integrity, as much as he was a man of science and of …
  • Worth listening, worth reading 21 Feb 2018 07:09 Vietnam Net Patrons of art and culture may have more options to enjoy them with the release of some significant products, including a music album and an interactive book.  Known for his music productions that are inspired by Vietnamese folk music, Vietnamese …
  • Romantic repetitions: Love re-ignited and its redemptive course (Book Review) 21 Feb 2018 06:53 Can India News Title: Saving Maya; Author: Kiran Manral; Publisher: Bombaykala Books: Pages: 142 Price: Rs 275 Relationships, of the romantic sort especially, are arguably the most important facet of life but can they be eternal, with even absence or abandonment by …
  • Contemporary Pacific: Melanesia In Review: Issues And Events, 2008: Fiji 21 Feb 2018 06:28 Pacific Islands Development Program The Contemporary Pacific Volume 21, Number 2, Fall 2009, pp. 337-352 Melanesia In Review: Issues And Events, 2008 Fiji Jon Fraenkel Fiji's military-backed government dug in its heels during 2008, defying pressure to hold elections. At home, interim …
  • Entries invited for Publishing Next Industry Awards 2018 21 Feb 2018 06:26 PrintWeek Established under the aegis of the neutral platform of the Publishing Next conference, this year, the awards have introduced a new category, ‘Illustrator of the Year’. Thus, Publishing Next Industry Awards 2018 will be presented in the twelve categories. …

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