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'Game of Thrones': Is the Show Spoiling the Books After All?
Spoiler Policy FYI: This post is for book readers who also watch the show, or people who don't mind learning about how things that happen in the books (past or future). I'm going to reference characters that are not in the show briefly, and also reveal ...

Turning books into hope for Englewood's kids
First United Methodist, at 424 Forest Ave. in Glen Ellyn, is collecting new and gently used reading and activity books, puzzles and board games for kids ages 3 through 18. Donations can be dropped off Monday through Thursday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. ...

10 soccer books to consider adding to your summer reading list
Nation Books. In another must-read for soccer fans, the Bavarian-born author charts the modern renaissance of German foosball from “dreary functionality” to world champions. At its core, this book explores fundamental reforms from youth development to ...

Here are the books in the third annual African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular
Continuing the tradition we started two years ago, this summer will see the third installment of the annual African Politics Summer Reading Spectacular. Over the course of the summer, we will feature posts about newly published books in African ...

Did Kendall and Kylie really write their book? Publisher announces
Rebels: City of Indra was the Jenner sisters' first publishing endeavor, leading many observers to ask: Did Kendall and Kylie really write their book? And, as we reported back in the day, the answer was a resounding No. Instead, Kendall and Kylie's ...

A Moveable Feast of Summer Books
Isabel Vincent remembers “Dinner with Edward” (Algonquin Books, May 24), the nonagenarian widower who invited her into his home for weekly meals and uncommon companionship. The chapters are marked by Edward's menus, from buttery sirloin steaks ...

Enid Blyton's Famous Five spoof books to be published
A spoof series of four books called Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, which reimagines the Famous Five as adults, is to be published. Five Give Up the Booze, Five Go Gluten Free, Five Go On A Strategy Away Day and Five Go Parenting will catch up with the ...

Startup Employees Invoke Obscure Law to Open Up Books
He recently discovered section 220 of Delaware's corporate law, which can compel locally incorporated companies such as Domo to open up their books to shareholders. The law, little known in Silicon Valley, is a potentially valuable tool for thousands ...

Out with bourgeois crocodiles! How the Soviets rewrote children's books
“In the great arsenal with which the bourgeoisie fought against socialism, children's books occupied a prominent role,” wrote one L Kormchii in the Bolshevik newspaper Pravda in 1918, “The bourgeoisie, well aware of the force of children's books, took ...

Award-Winning Designer Shares 5 Books You Need To Read
I'm still fascinated by how much you can change by reading a book. People who might have been the best mentors in the world are not among us anymore, books carry decades and centuries of knowledge and wisdom. I believe that books are the ultimate ...

Father of Kobe beheading victim wants criminals banned from publishing books about their deeds
The father of an 11-year-old boy murdered by a juvenile killer in Kobe in 1997 has issued a statement calling for rules banning perpetrators of serious crimes from publishing books related to their heinous activities. Mamoru Hase, 60, whose son, Jun ...

Books as Decoration
We picked up some used bookcases this weekend, through the miracle of craigslist, and put them in the family room. Nature abhors a vacuum, so the bookcases had to be populated. As a former grad student and longtime academic, I own more books than is ...

How 'Game of Thrones' just changed forever -- in the books and the show
That premise is a huge leap of faith for any TV show or book series to take, even though — or because — it's becoming an increasingly common trope. (See the CW's Legends of Tomorrow, the new NBC show Timeless, the new ABC show Time after Time and ...

Students get free books for summer reading
Four years ago, Public Education Partners of Greenville County began an all-out blitz to get books in the hands of elementary school students. Nearly 1 million books later, the organization is still at it. This year, students from 29 Greenville County ...

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