This hour in the news:

  • Books: Lost in Korean-English translation, another winner from Celeste Ng, science fiction and more 23 Sep 2017 14:41 Los Angeles Times Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, and this week, our books newsletter has gotten a little bit interactive. Read on to play. THE BIG STORY Maybe you read Han Kang’s “The Vegetarian” — I know I did after it won the Man Booker International Prize. The …
  • Bigfoot belongs and its habitat needs protection 23 Sep 2017 13:59 Columbian.com If You Go • What: Reading from “Where Bigfoot Walks: Crossing the Dark Divide” by Robert Michael Pyle. • When: 2 p.m. Sunday. • Where: Vintage Books, 6613 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver. • Admission: Free; books will be for sale. • www.vintage-books.com…
  • Shelter: Hardwood floors and vintage furniture add charm to Westmount apartment 23 Sep 2017 13:55 Montreal Gazette The living room in the Westmount apartment of Anne Renaud features a grandfather clock that belongs to her landlady. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette Anne Renaud has a diverse educational and professional background. Born in Valleyfield, she spent …
  • Big interview: Edwin Thomas 23 Sep 2017 13:48 Yorkshire Post Edwin Thomas is a father and school governor, but he tells Julian Cole how under his alter-ego he has just helped pen Wilbur Smith’s latest novel. Authors like it when you’ve read their books, so I apologise to Tom Harper for having only half-read The …
  • New book reveals quirky facts on Lincolnshire 23 Sep 2017 13:48 Market Rasen Mail A new book on Lincolnshire, revealing some of the area’s quirky and unusual history, has hit the shelves - and includes some interesting facts about the Market Rasen area. The book by Derbyshire-based author Andrew Beardmore includes 450 glossy …
  • Author writes about single life in SETX 23 Sep 2017 13:47 Beaumont Enterprise Photo: Guiseppe Barranco, Photo Editor Gretchen Johnson and her recently published book about dating in Southeast Texas. Photo taken Monday, August 14, 2017 Guiseppe Barranco/The Enterprise Gretchen Johnson and her recently published book about dating …
  • OPINION: Medical care and preexisting conditions 23 Sep 2017 13:36 Brainerd Dispatch Millions of Americas will be hurt. Across the country people are battling cancer, diabetes, heart conditions and more. They are already stretched to the maximum financially. They cannot afford to be gouged with a premium they cannot afford even now. A …
  • New anthology showcases best of Atlantic Canadian children's poems 23 Sep 2017 13:31 CBAT A new anthology of children's poems is meant to celebrate the region's lyrical legacy and give space to both established and unknown poets, says one of the anthology's authors. The cover of Whispers of Mermaids and Wonderful Things: Atlantic …
  • Retirement Strategy: Why Is Bank Of America In TARP II? 23 Sep 2017 13:26 Seeking Alpha I've been getting some feedback as to why I would place Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) in the heart of the new model portfolio. Let me remind you that I have been a BAC bull for a few months now and have been pounding the table about its growth potential. …
  • AA Milne, Christopher Robin and the curse of Winnie-the-Pooh 23 Sep 2017 13:13 The Guardian As Quentin Crisp once pointed out in a lecture: if he were to bring a distinguished old Yorkshireman on stage, the audience might be perplexed; but if he brought a polished abstract sculpture with a hole in the middle, the audience would cry out, “Ah! …
  • Inclusion of my book in DU syllabus validates my work: Chetan Bhagat 23 Sep 2017 12:39 Free Press Journal New Delhi: Author-film producer Chetan Bhagat, who has faced social media trolls over his stories and writing, says the fact that his book “Five Point Someone” will be a part of the English literature syllabus at the undergraduate level in Delhi …
  • So They Call You Pisher! by Michael Rosen review – Communism, Clive James and attitude 23 Sep 2017 12:38 The Guardian ‘I can see that, as a body of writing, it is a rag-bag of styles and genres,” Michael Rosen once said of his work. “But does it matter? I’m not trying to hoodwink anyone. I’m not trying to gain membership to a Peerage of Poets. I write ‘Bits’ and ‘Stuff …
  • Henry Ford and the soybean set the stage for deadly superbugs 23 Sep 2017 12:34 Standard-Examiner (c) 2017, Bloomberg. America has too much, and it’s killing us. There are too many pesticides sprayed on too much corn and soy, fed to too many farm animals. With too many antibiotics, the animals grow too fast in too little space. The modern U.S. food …
  • Lights at the end of the tunnel with Skin and Earth 23 Sep 2017 12:15 The Star By Ben Rayner Pop Music Critic Sat., Sept. 23, 2017 It’s the last night of a trip away from husband and child to her old hometown of Toronto, and Lights is partying it up as only a pop star can, by hunching over a desk in her management company’s downtown …
  • Firms find gold helping vendors sell on Amazon 23 Sep 2017 11:05 Indianapolis Business Journal Amazon has become such a colossal retail force that scores of companies have formed specifically to support Amazon vendors. And some of those firms are based in Indiana. The state is home to at least five companies that specialize in helping Amazon …
  • Chicago renaissance woman Eve Ewing is a poet, sociologist, closet 'Star Wars' fan and local Twitter celebrity 23 Sep 2017 11:01 Chicago Tribune Eve Ewing is being recognized by strangers now. She says she didn’t expect this, and she’s not entirely comfortable with it. Still, it’s happening: On the bus. On the street. At cafes. At least once a week, out of the blue, someone in Chicago stops her …
  • Kennedy Book and Research Archive launched in Wexford 23 Sep 2017 10:15 IrishCentral Robert, Edward and John Fitzgerald Kennedy. As part of the fifth annual Kennedy Summer School, earlier this month, the Wexford County Council in association with the Kennedy Summer School is launching the ‘New Ross Kennedy Book and Research Archive’ at …
  • Pupils have a whizz-popping time celebrating Roald Dahl Day 2017 23 Sep 2017 09:42 Coventry Telegraph Youngsters across Coventry and Warwickshire had a whizz-popping time celebrating Roald Dahl Day. Pupils from Rokeby Primary School in Rugby dressed up as characters from the much-loved author’s books, and were treated to a performance of The BFG by …
  • Neuroscientist Cordelia Fine 23 Sep 2017 09:19 The Guardian If you have ever worked alongside both men and women, you will almost certainly have seen for yourself some of the classic gender differences in behaviour. Anyone still in doubt about their existence could have observed how Cordelia Fine conducted herself …
  • How to earn 23 Sep 2017 09:19 The Guardian It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could certainly pay off – the highest-paid author in the world, JK Rowling, has made $95m (£70m) in the past …
  • Author Joan Mettauer busy during upcoming Culture Days 23 Sep 2017 08:51 Medicine Hat News By Medicine Hat News on September 23, 2017. Medicine Hat News A Medicine Hat author will be a big part of the city’s Alberta Culture Days celebrations. Joan Mettauer has three separate appearances planned for this week in conjunction with the three-day …
  • Gee finds success in both athletics and academics 23 Sep 2017 08:50 Ottawa Sun In the summer of 2015, Derek Gee of Osgoode stood at the crossroads of his young life.   One road, much like the ones he had spent hundreds of hours riding on in practice and competition, would lead him into a long-term relationship with amateur and, …
  • Woodford Folk Festival releases Speakers Programme 23 Sep 2017 08:24 Sunshine Coast Daily WOODFORD Folk Festival isn't just about the music. And this year's 132,000 or so ticketholders will be treated to a hugely diverse range of speakers. In a first for the long-running event, organisers of the six-day Woodford Folk Festival have …
  • Top 10 autumn breaks in small UK towns 23 Sep 2017 07:23 The Guardian Knaresborough, North Yorkshire School holidays saw my mother and me visiting my grandmother in Starbeck, a suburb of posh Harrogate, on the way to the pretty town of Knaresborough. Part of its magic lay in Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well: “ …
  • Benedict Cumberbatch stars in chilling new BBC drama The Child in Time 23 Sep 2017 07:05 Sunday People This harrowing drama is about a parent’s darkest fear – the disappearance of their child. It follows children’s author Stephen (Benedict Cumberbatch) as he and his wife Julie try to come to terms with the loss of their four-year-old daughter Kate. Based …
  • Want to write a bestselling novel? Use an algorithm 23 Sep 2017 06:58 The Observer It’s the multimillion pound question that publishers and writers have been pondering for decades: what makes a bestseller? Attempting to write one could certainly pay off – the highest-paid author in the world, JK Rowling, has made $95m (£70m) in the past …
  • Knight’s challenge 23 Sep 2017 06:47 Miami Herald Miami is becoming a gravitational force for arts in the new millennium, in no small part due to the Knight Arts Challenge, which encourages the exploration of new ways to create and present art. Consider staged theater productions in Miami motel rooms or …
  • Top 10 autumn breaks in small UK towns and cities 23 Sep 2017 06:15 The Guardian Knaresborough, North Yorkshire School holidays saw my mother and me visiting my grandmother in Starbeck, a suburb of posh Harrogate, on the way to the pretty town of Knaresborough. Part of its magic lay in Mother Shipton’s Cave and Petrifying Well: “ …
  • Top 29 Free Advertising Ideas From the Pros 23 Sep 2017 05:48 Fitsmallbusiness There are a lot of ways to market your business, and advertising is one of them. However, it is expensive and can take a huge chunk out of your marketing budget. The good news is there are a lot of ways to get free advertising – you just have to think out …
  • Tavis Smiley And Mills Entertainment To Present A Multi-Media Live Theatrical Presentation Honoring The 50th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Death 23 Sep 2017 05:43 top40-charts.com New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Tavis Smiley has partnered with Mills Entertainment, the leading producer of alternative and branded live entertainment, to produce DEATH OF A KING: A LIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE a multi-media stage presentation of Smiley's …

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