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2015/08/04 20:15
2015/08/04 20:15
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The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year. The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes of...
2015/08/04 20:15
2015/08/04 20:15
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2015/08/04 12:49
2015/08/04 12:49
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Literary listings: Irish head for Edinburgh, and Library Voices at Dun Laoghaire Fighting Words seeks volunteers, Nuala Ní Chonchúir and Paula McGrath launch new novels, and celebrities and authors...
2015/08/04 02:05
2015/08/04 02:05
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... Listen up, bibliophiles! The days of B.Y.O.B. (that's Bring Your Own Book) are officially over. Coffee shops and restaurants are now rediscovering the appeal of tangible tomes in their quest...
2015/08/03 18:42
2015/08/03 18:42
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... says a character in David Foster Wallace’s novel The Pale King, “what’s important is dull. Sometimes it’s work. Sometimes the important things aren’t works of art for your entertainment.”...
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2015/07/31 16:39
2015/07/31 16:39
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On the last afternoon in May, I found myself walking down a side street in downtown Oslo, on the way to a crime scene. The small group with me was composed of an equally morbid bunch, including a...
2015/07/30 21:45
2015/07/30 21:45
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Once, while thumbing through my favorite book -- To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf -- I found a scrap of paper wedged within the "Time Passes" section. "Hey," it read, "you found me! I love...
2015/07/30 00:34
2015/07/30 00:34
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Even though Tacoma is set in a space station, the team at Fullbright isn’t just drawing from sci-fi classics to inform its approach to the game. The player’s experience with the game goes beyond the...
2015/07/29 23:09
2015/07/29 23:09
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Mr Godwin said the position was exacerbated by the fact that the sole Nigerian and Jamaican contenders, Chigozie Obioma and Marlon James, primarily lived and worked in New York. The three homegrown...
2015/07/29 13:34
2015/07/29 13:34
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Darwin and humanism: Regarding "Darwin gets his day in prison," (July 28): I applaud humanism being given equal status as other theologies and agree we should not need prodding by God to be decent...
2015/07/29 09:55
2015/07/29 09:55
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It's a drop in the ocean but Australian independent booksellers are grateful for James Patterson's donation of $100,000 towards the cause of children's literacy. The world's biggest selling author...
2015/07/28 18:09
2015/07/28 18:09
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Just as the market seems saturated with Victoriana, along comes Catton and proves herself as entertaining a mistress of plot and pacing as Sarah Waters. Her novel makes ample use of those...
2015/07/23 13:19
2015/07/23 13:19
12d
... National Book Festival poster, by Peter de Sève. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress) The 15th Library of Congress National Book Festival is just six weeks away — on Sept. 5. It promises to be...
2015/07/22 11:22
2015/07/22 11:22
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In May, Booker Prize-winning novelist Margaret Atwood delivered a completed manuscript to Oslo, Norway, where—if all goes as planned—it will remain, unread, until 2114. "What a pleasure for a writer...
2015/07/20 05:24
2015/07/20 05:24
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Warning: Full spoilers follow for the episode below. After last week's stellar "I'll Never Be Batman" episode, there was a pretty high bar set for this week's episode of The Brink. So you can't fault...
2015/07/19 13:44
2015/07/19 13:44
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If this year's primary election is any indication, the days of drowsy politics at the Port of Vancouver are gone. That's good for voters, who will choose from candidates with a wide range of...
2015/07/18 22:29
2015/07/18 22:29
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Mishael Nuh: “Right now, I’m in a Margaret Atwood reading spree, going through her entire collection … I kind of put her off for quite a long time. She’s really famous, but I heard some things from...
2015/07/15 17:12
2015/07/15 17:12
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... thought these grapes were ripe, but I see now they are quite sour." --Aesop For junior middleweight Tony Harrison the truth came abruptly and disagreeably. One moment he was well on his way to his...
2015/07/15 15:42
2015/07/15 15:42
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This story started 41 years ago. Dan and Carol Draper and their 4-month-old son, Todd, left their home in Mishawaka, Ind., the weekend of March 17, 1973, to visit Carol’s aunt near Jackson. A quick...
2015/07/14 21:17
2015/07/14 21:17
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Is craft beer art? Those lucky enough to score tickets for a Saturday night art crawl weaving its way through downtown London are likely to think so. In a world where I would’ve expected white wine...
2015/07/09 13:45
2015/07/09 13:45
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Breaking up is just the worst. Watching other people break up, on the other hand, holds a fascination for many, tinged with schadenfreude. Reality TV is a case in point: We can say we watch "The...
2015/08/04 20:15
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