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  • CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author

    CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author
    Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true! Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School.  "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...
  • News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin

    News Corp. closes $416-million deal for romance publisher Harlequin
    Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., has completed its $416-million purchase of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. of Canada. Harlequin, the world-famous publisher of romance novels, will operate as a separate unit within HarperCollins...
  • 'The Hilltop' views everyday absurdism in occupied territories

    'The Hilltop' views everyday absurdism in occupied territories
    Assaf Gavron's 2010 novel "Almost Dead" does something I would have thought impossible — it makes satire out of terrorism. The story of a man who becomes an Israeli national hero after surviving three attacks in a single week, the book offers a...
  • Review: 'Pro' by Katha Pollitt

    Review: 'Pro' by Katha Pollitt
    I had an abortion. It was my second year of college, 1988. I was not raped, nor was I a reckless slut; I just got pregnant, as young women in the world do, and my boyfriend and I were young and in no position to be parents. Luckily, I had a friend who...
  • DKJA teacher wins national contest

    Last school year, third-grade teacher Lindsey Gaines of Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) in Boca Raton was inspired to lead by example, and she strived to encourage her young, innovative students. Not only did Gaines challenge her students to use...
  • OBITUARY: Gary Poliakoff of Becker Poliakoff dies at 69

    Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:   Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff   We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
  • 1,000 European authors sign open letter to Amazon over e-books

    Like 900 of their American counterparts, 1,000 authors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have signed an open letter to Amazon arguing for fair treatment of all publishers' e-books. The European authors are concerned over actions Amazon has taken against...
  • Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history

    Reading Ferguson: books on race, police, protest and U.S. history
    Nearly a half century before Michael Brown and Officer Darren Wilson crossed paths on a street in Ferguson, Mo., a 21-year-old man named Marquette Frye was pulled over by the California Highway Patrol, just outside of Watts. Both incidents unfolded on...
  • Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest

    Textbook shelved after sex toy, bondage topics spark protest
    Fremont Unified School District's superintendent has temporarily shelved a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after roughly 2,200 parents and residents took issue with its sexual bondage topics and other material, and demanded it be kept out of the...
  • BOOKS

    BOOKS
    “Gift of Art, An Evening of Love and Inspiration”: Best-selling author Zane, a writer of post-feminist African-American erotica, is the guest of honor for the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum’s annual fundraiser and couples mixer Tuesday...
  • Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times

    Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times
    LEESBURG — A Leesburg Christian comic book publisher is getting reading to launch a graphic novel adaptation of the upcoming faith-based film, "The Remaining," a supernatural thriller about the Biblical account of the rapture and end times....