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Daily Herald
Constable: How Cubs fans celebrated a century before TwitterThis summer's championship dreams send Cubs fan Bruce Reinger of Mount Prospect
Constable: How Cubs fans celebrated a century before Twitter
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
This summer's championship dreams send Cubs fan Bruce Reinger of Mount Prospect to his attic stash of one-of-a-kind keepsakes from the last time the Cubs won the World Series. "They spent hours teasing each other, having a ball," Reinger, 77, says... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 25 August 2016Music Hall. Put on your glitziest attire and prepare to dance the night away to
Things To Do Today In London: Thursday 25 August 2016
Londonist / Posted 2 days ago
Music Hall. Put on your glitziest attire and prepare to dance the night away to Benoit Viellefon and his orchestra. £15/20, book in advance, 7pm SUNSET SAFARI: Huddle around a campfire with your family and learn about the nocturnal animals who live... Read more
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birminghammail
Why your old Harry Potter books could be worth big moneyThere aren’t many homes in the West Midlands without a Harry Potter book knocki
Why your old Harry Potter books could be worth big money
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
There aren’t many homes in the West Midlands without a Harry Potter book knocking around in them – and some are worth more than you’d think. There are thousands of copies of the JK Rowling book in circulation that are worth rather more than the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Covering a flood when it hits homethey wanted for my next hit, I was trying to contact people I cared about to se
Covering a flood when it hits home
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 3 days ago
they wanted for my next hit, I was trying to contact people I cared about to see if they were OK. When I looked at my Facebook feed, I would see picture after picture of friends who had water inside their homes. Friends who have now lost... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 23 August 2016about the creatures who inhabit them with family friendly activities at Bushy P
Things To Do Today In London: Tuesday 23 August 2016
Londonist / Posted 4 days ago
about the creatures who inhabit them with family friendly activities at Bushy Park. £15 (for 2 adults and up to 3 kids), book in advance, 10.30am-12.30pm FIRE OF LONDON: Mark the 350th anniversary of the Fire of London with a family tour of... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
‘The NeverEnding Story’, classic ‘80s movie, to return to theater in High Pointon Sept. 4 and Sept. 7. Tickets can be bought online. The movie involves a you
‘The NeverEnding Story’, classic ‘80s movie, to return to theater in High Point
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 5 days ago
on Sept. 4 and Sept. 7. Tickets can be bought online. The movie involves a young boy who is bullied and finds a magical book. He begins reading the book in a school attic and is taken to a magical world called Fantasia. After a while, he begins... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Theater: �What Am I Doing Here?� takes a lighthearted look at agingwho serves as the group�s narrator, begins by explaining that the play includes
Theater: �What Am I Doing Here?� takes a lighthearted look at aging
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
who serves as the group�s narrator, begins by explaining that the play includes a compilation of poems from Schram�s 2011 book, �Lights Out in the Attic,� a tribute to children�s author Shel Silverstein and his popular �A Light in the Attic�... Read more
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Londonist
Free And Cheap London Events: 22-28 August 2016is why we've put together this list of things happening in London this week tha
Free And Cheap London Events: 22-28 August 2016
Londonist / Posted 5 days ago
is why we've put together this list of things happening in London this week that cost £5 or less. FILM FESTIVAL: Hackney Attic Film Festival continues with screenings of short films, dramas, documentaries and more, as well as talks. Most events... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Midlander wants to add 15 more Little Free LibrariesThe structures look similar to a birdhouse big enough to hold up to 100 books.
Midlander wants to add 15 more Little Free Libraries
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
The structures look similar to a birdhouse big enough to hold up to 100 books. Access is based on the merit system: take a book and return it — or don’t, and bring another one back to donate. No fines, no library cards. Bol started the movement in... Read more
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Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser
Community Eventsget the club meeting calendar and learn about the different clubs and events. F
Community Events
Washington County News / Holmes County Times-Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
get the club meeting calendar and learn about the different clubs and events. For more information call 850-6386180. Book signing WAUSAU – Joyce Summers will hold a book signing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, August 26 at Wausau Town Hall.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Tgif: Your guide to area entertainment and eventsCLUB: Scranton: today, James Barrett; Saturday, Jeff Lewis. RED DOG SALOON AND
Tgif: Your guide to area entertainment and events
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
CLUB: Scranton: today, James Barrett; Saturday, Jeff Lewis. RED DOG SALOON AND EATERY: Clifford: today, Static in the Attic. RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE: Plains Twp.: today, Jam Stampede Tom Moran Birthday Bash. RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE: Plains... Read more
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Junkee
Please J.K. Rowling, I Need You To Throw Your Computer Into The SeaYesterday several e-book retailer websites reported a startling and almost unbe
Please J.K. Rowling, I Need You To Throw Your Computer Into The Sea
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
Yesterday several e-book retailer websites reported a startling and almost unbelievable fact: in September, there will be three new Harry Potter books available for sale. The books will be a mixture of stories that have already appeared on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Weeked Entertainment GuideRICHARD’S PUB: Scranton: Friday and Saturday, DJ Honey Do. RED DOG SALOON AND
Weeked Entertainment Guide
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
RICHARD’S PUB: Scranton: Friday and Saturday, DJ Honey Do. RED DOG SALOON AND EATERY: Clifford: Friday, Static in the Attic. RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE: Plains Twp.: Friday, Jam Stampede Tom Moran Birthday Bash. RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE: Plains... Read more
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heraldscotland
Brilliant Murray’s compassion inspires but Ireland’s O’Donovan brothers convey true Olympic spiritmy oldest pals in this business, Alan ‘Fozzy’ Fraser and his recruitment of a
Brilliant Murray’s compassion inspires but Ireland’s O’Donovan brothers convey true Olympic spirit
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
my oldest pals in this business, Alan ‘Fozzy’ Fraser and his recruitment of a name that is apparently calculated to boost book sales when publishing his latest opus: The Hitler Trophy: Golf and the Olympic Games. A ripping yarn, the discovery in... Read more
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The Atlantic
What the 1896 Olympics Were Likechivalry, That high imperishable word That set the Rhodian Dorieus free, And
What the 1896 Olympics Were Like
The Atlantic / Posted 10 days ago
chivalry, That high imperishable word That set the Rhodian Dorieus free, And linked in unison divine Her Lindian to her Attic shrine." Surely a greater than Tom Cribb is here. But Doriens does not stand alone. Whenever a man who has won... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Allureeverything else, too. This year alone has seen the publication of two major Rai
The Underground Railroad’s Troubling Allure
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
everything else, too. This year alone has seen the publication of two major Railroad novels, including Oprah’s first book-club selection in more than a year, Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” (Doubleday). On TV, the WGN America... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Monday 15 August 2016dating back 700 years, and one of the oldest surviving London nunneries on this
Things To Do Today In London: Monday 15 August 2016
Londonist / Posted 12 days ago
dating back 700 years, and one of the oldest surviving London nunneries on this walking tour in the City of London. £12, book in advance, 11.30am TEA DANCE: Dance the Monday blues away at the Camden Centre, which has been transformed into a... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 15, 2011We hope to see you again next year at the Art Fair. The Chesaning Area Friends
May 15, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
We hope to see you again next year at the Art Fair. The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a large used book sale during the Town Wide Attic Sale May 27 and 28. We accept donations of used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and VHS... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 8, 2011Art Fair May 9-14. The theme this year is ‘water’. The Chesaning Area Friends
May 8, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
Art Fair May 9-14. The theme this year is ‘water’. The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a large used book sale during the Town Wide Attic Sale May 27 and 28. We accept donations of used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and VHS... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 22, 2011The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a large used book sal
May 22, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a large used book sale during the Town Wide Attic Sale May 27 and 28. We accept donations of used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes. It is a great tax write-off! Book Discussion... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 1, 2011art supplies. Plan to stop by that week and vote! The Chesaning Area Friends o
May 1, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
art supplies. Plan to stop by that week and vote! The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will be holding a large used book sale during the Town Wide Attic Sale May 27 and 28. We accept donations of used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and VHS... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
October 18, 2009ranging from infants to five years of age. There are two group times for moveme
October 18, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
ranging from infants to five years of age. There are two group times for movement and stories. Every child takes home a new book. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please call Julie Bash at the Saginaw Intermediate School... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
October 11, 2009ranging from infants to five years of age. There are two group times for moveme
October 11, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
ranging from infants to five years of age. There are two group times for movement and stories. Every child takes home a new book. No pre-registration is required. For more information, please call Julie Bash at the Saginaw Intermediate School... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
June 23, 2013Rapids Footbridge Project, Chesaning Chamber of Commerce and Chesaning Showboat
June 23, 2013
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
Rapids Footbridge Project, Chesaning Chamber of Commerce and Chesaning Showboat Music Festival. VENDORS/BUYERS NEEDED FOR ATTIC SALE – On Sunday, June 23, the Chesaning- Brady Fire Department will host an Attic Sale where vendors are encouraged to... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
May 19, 2013The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will hold a fundraising yard sale dur
May 19, 2013
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
The Chesaning Area Friends of the Library will hold a fundraising yard sale during Chesaning’s 24th Annual Town Wide Attic Sale, set for Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25. You can help by donating clean, usable household goods and clothing. Items... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | May 6, 2012year’s parade. For more information, contact Keely at (989) 482-0439 or at kazo
News Briefs | May 6, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
year’s parade. For more information, contact Keely at (989) 482-0439 or at kazoellner@hotmail.com. CHESANING TOWN WIDE ATTIC SALE – The Chesaning Chamber of Commerce is looking for participants in the 23rd annual Town Wide Attic Sale to be held... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Teripun a reminder of Kelabits’ rootsinterior resembles part of longhouse life with the ‘tetel’ or hearth on the gro
Teripun a reminder of Kelabits’ roots
The Borneo Post / Posted 13 days ago
interior resembles part of longhouse life with the ‘tetel’ or hearth on the ground floor and ‘luun tarah’, the attic (where they normally store valuables) a requirement in every longhouse. In time, a permanent collection will be built,... Read more
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The Christian Post
'Left Behind' Author Tim LaHaye Worked on Gen X Apocalyptic Film 'Vanished' Before His Deathwho directed and stars in "Vanished: Left Behind: Next Generation," says his gr
'Left Behind' Author Tim LaHaye Worked on Gen X Apocalyptic Film 'Vanished' Before His Death
The Christian Post / Posted 13 days ago
who directed and stars in "Vanished: Left Behind: Next Generation," says his grandfather, who co-authored the 16-book series "Left Behind," had input on the script and was even able to watch a screening of the movie before he died. "My... Read more
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The Mining Journal
New at Peter White Public LibraryA new book in the library's collection, "Vintage Home: Using 20th Century Desig
New at Peter White Public Library
The Mining Journal / Posted 13 days ago
A new book in the library's collection, "Vintage Home: Using 20th Century Design in the Contemporary Home" may help you look at your grandpa's chair or that distinctive lamp you inherited from a distant cousin in a new light. Part collector's guide,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Review: Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad is a powerful reimagining of American historyto the involuntary sterilization of Black women conducted well into the 1970s.
Review: Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad is a powerful reimagining of American history
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
to the involuntary sterilization of Black women conducted well into the 1970s. In North Carolina, Cora is hidden in the attic of a sympathizer, huddled in the hot, humid dark and watching the town square through a hole bored in the wall.... Read more
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Slate
Why Americans Love Bad Singing, From Florence Foster Jenkins to William Hung to Rebecca Blackof her shattered illusions. But the legend of her high-spirited haplessness con
Why Americans Love Bad Singing, From Florence Foster Jenkins to William Hung to Rebecca Black
Slate / Posted 14 days ago
of her shattered illusions. But the legend of her high-spirited haplessness continued to grow via recordings, articles, books, stage plays, documentaries, and now this film (as well as a recent French movie more loosely based on her,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Play recalls life of Holocaust survivorabout something, a video with actors playing members of her family comes up,” s
Play recalls life of Holocaust survivor
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
about something, a video with actors playing members of her family comes up,” said Ballantyne. The show takes place in the attic of her home, where she is being interviewed by a reporter. The reporter is never seen and his questions are only... Read more
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The Seattle Times
It was boom or bust before Clinton amassed a fortune in corporate worldmismatched furniture bought at thrift stores and borrowed from her flamboyant m
It was boom or bust before Clinton amassed a fortune in corporate world
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
mismatched furniture bought at thrift stores and borrowed from her flamboyant mother-in-law. She converted the windowed attic into a bedroom for Chelsea, parked her Oldsmobile Cutlass in the weedy driveway, and chased after the family’s cocker... Read more
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New York Post
How to start a steamy affair with romance writingbest-sellers. Those days are over. Now the genre has shed its stigma and it se
How to start a steamy affair with romance writing
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
best-sellers. Those days are over. Now the genre has shed its stigma and it seems like everyone is writing romance. These books are not your mother’s sugary love stories or bodice rippers. Why shouldn’t you write one, too? Today’s authors are... Read more
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Marie Claire
House moving hacks that will make your life so much easisermore than a decade. Luckily that means I'm pretty much the moving Svengali, and
House moving hacks that will make your life so much easiser
Marie Claire / Posted 16 days ago
more than a decade. Luckily that means I'm pretty much the moving Svengali, and I'm going to share my wisdom with you. Get booking. Broadly speaking, the options are to do it all yourself with car/taxi/kindly friends. This is the most stressful... Read more
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Slate
In Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, Ralph Ellison Meets Stephen Kingshoulders with in his 2014 memoir of a foray into the world of professional pok
In Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, Ralph Ellison Meets Stephen King
Slate / Posted 16 days ago
shoulders with in his 2014 memoir of a foray into the world of professional poker. Race is another persistent theme in his books, although as far back as The Intuitionist, this constitutionally diffident writer was mocking his own propensity for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Teen mom’s letter to her son’s slain father becomes bookTeen mom's letter to her son's slain father becomes book | TribLIVE Teen mom's
Teen mom’s letter to her son’s slain father becomes book
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
Teen mom's letter to her son's slain father becomes book | TribLIVE Teen mom's letter to her son's slain father becomes book Verona author Natasha Grantz,and her son, Brandon Lockett Jr., 12, prepare for an Aug. 13, 2016, book signing at the... Read more
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Scotsman
Alan Cumming brings cabaret back to Edinburgh International FestivalScotland’s spectacular The Bacchae in 2007, in which he owned the stage as Dion
Alan Cumming brings cabaret back to Edinburgh International Festival
Scotsman / Posted 20 days ago
Scotland’s spectacular The Bacchae in 2007, in which he owned the stage as Dionysus in a gold kilt. He’s also written three books: Tommy’s Tale: A Novel of Sex, Confusion and Happy Endings, a bestselling memoir, the hard-hitting Not My Father’s Son,... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
12 things to do in Detroit this weekendart above the ground when he created the first handball court mural in 1978. S
12 things to do in Detroit this weekend
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 20 days ago
art above the ground when he created the first handball court mural in 1978. Saturday, August 6th: Historic Boston-Edison Attic Sale 2016 - One of the most anticipated events on the summer calendar is here! The 2016 Historic Boston-Edison Attic... Read more
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Philly.com
On Penn's campus, a new-old building isn't preservation as we know itwhen this part of West Philadelphia was a burgeoning middle-class suburb. Sloan
On Penn's campus, a new-old building isn't preservation as we know it
Philly.com / Posted 21 days ago
when this part of West Philadelphia was a burgeoning middle-class suburb. Sloan, a frequent contributor to Godey's Lady's Book, America's first shelter magazine, has had a particularly hard time lately, with several of his West Philadelphia... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘Underground Railroad’ — the new Oprah‘s Book Club book — is an important American novelwhitewash history) and gives it physical life. When she gets to North Carolina
‘Underground Railroad’ — the new Oprah‘s Book Club book — is an important American novel
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
whitewash history) and gives it physical life. When she gets to North Carolina, a local white family hides Cora in their attic. From there, she witnesses the weekly Friday Festival: an evening of speechmaking, theatrics (in one play, a slave... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Library hosts Potter-themed mysteriesHorcrux, to end the game - hopefully working as a team to beat other groups’ ti
Library hosts Potter-themed mysteries
Darien News-Review / Posted 22 days ago
Horcrux, to end the game - hopefully working as a team to beat other groups’ times. As some kids searched carefully through bookshelves, others ran excitedly from room to room, yelling about clues and codes until papers and keys were strewn across... Read more
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Pitchfork
The Shaggs’ Philosophy of the World Reissue Announced1968 album Philosophy of the World has now been remastered and, on September 9,
The Shaggs’ Philosophy of the World Reissue Announced
Pitchfork / Posted 22 days ago
1968 album Philosophy of the World has now been remastered and, on September 9, it’ll be reissued by Light in the Attic. The deluxe LP comes on “Shag Carpet” swirl color vinyl and is packaged with a poster and enamel pin. There are liner... Read more
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Minot Daily News
the 10th Annual Rock the Leaves Music Festival kicks off Aug. 18future. She chose to fight for her marriage and her family. Now, Plumb is telli
the 10th Annual Rock the Leaves Music Festival kicks off Aug. 18
Minot Daily News / Posted 22 days ago
future. She chose to fight for her marriage and her family. Now, Plumb is telling her story not only in the upcoming book "Need You Now A Story of Hope," but also through the release of a deluxe version of the "Need You Now" album. We Are... Read more
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The Columbian
’Barefoot Bandit’ to be released from prison, join his attorney’s firmmuch of that time, the gangly youth hid out in the forests of Orcas Island in t
’Barefoot Bandit’ to be released from prison, join his attorney’s firm
The Columbian / Posted 22 days ago
much of that time, the gangly youth hid out in the forests of Orcas Island in the San Juans and squatted in the attic of a plane hangar at the island’s airport. Eventually, he flew a stolen plane from Washington across the country to the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Barefoot Bandit’ to be released from prison, join his attorney’s firmmuch of that time, the gangly youth hid out in the forests of Orcas Island in t
‘Barefoot Bandit’ to be released from prison, join his attorney’s firm
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 days ago
much of that time, the gangly youth hid out in the forests of Orcas Island in the San Juans and squatted in the attic of a plane hangar at the island’s airport. Eventually, he flew a stolen plane from Washington across the country to the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bookmarks: A phobia about homophonesthousand homophones that sound alike but are spelled differently and have diffe
Bookmarks: A phobia about homophones
The Irish Times / Posted 23 days ago
thousand homophones that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings. When writing my first travel book about Ireland 25 years ago, I stumbled over these words. One homophone related to a story about the Italian state... Read more
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Herald Sun
Rise and fall of Tupperware queenWise was always a solid provider for her son — working as an executive secretar
Rise and fall of Tupperware queen
Herald Sun / Posted 23 days ago
Wise was always a solid provider for her son — working as an executive secretary, boarding servicemen in her home’s attic, and trading homemade rhubarb wine for butter, which was in short supply during the war. Heading up sales at... Read more
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USA Today
Reviewed: Oprah's Book Club pick 'Underground Railroad'Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad is the newest Oprah's Book Club sel
Reviewed: Oprah's Book Club pick 'Underground Railroad'
USA Today / Posted 24 days ago
Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad is the newest Oprah's Book Club selection. "I think there's no better book for a time such as this," Oprah said on CBS This Morning. The novels of Colson Whitehead have never done much for me. They tend to... Read more
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Daily Mail
The man who had FOUR children aged 70acutely conscious of the visible signs of his growing infirmity and wish he’d h
The man who had FOUR children aged 70
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
acutely conscious of the visible signs of his growing infirmity and wish he’d had them younger. Papa was a walking history book. As a primary source of information, he was unsurpassed. But I can assure them, too, that they will also be thrilled by... Read more
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