Missing Hong Kong bookseller shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire

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Missing Hong Kong bookseller shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire

London-based Iranian e-publisher Azadeh​ Parsapour and missing Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai have been shortlisted for the 2018 Prix Voltaire, which rewards “exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in enabling others to exercise their right to freedom of expression”.
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What makes humans inventive?

Edward Wilson, 88 and the author of “The Origins of Creativity”, is the grand old man of Harvard biology. His speciality is myrmecology—the study of ants. For a short book, “The Origins of Creativity” is brimming with ideas, many of which wander, as Mr Wilson's writing often does, beyond the brief of the
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Independent Influence: Zambezi's 'Craft Services' holiday auction spreads joy to communities in need

That was the idea behind the name of the auction, “Craft Services”. Buth considered previous work he did with non-profit 826Valencia, a “pirate supply store” that doubles as a creative writing center for children, and partnered with sister store 826LA (the “time travel mart”). In the first iteration of the auction
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From the archives: Washington's history of political scandals

While many will read these words and immediately think they were written about the current Trump administration, they are actually from a news story published two decades ago. The New York Times story in 1998 covered the Clinton White House and the many scandals during that period. The word
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Keep One Eye on Monocle Band

Songwriters Bill Huston and Monica Marie LaBonte combine their respective influences to forge compelling Americana- and folk-influenced results; and it's no wonder when you consider their backgrounds. Huston studied creative writing at Stanford University, while LaBonte, a graduate of the University
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Author Deborah Reed in Manzanita

She teaches creative writing at workshops around the country and in Europe. Admission for the evening reading is $7. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.. The Manzanita Writers' Series is a program of the Hoffman Center for the Arts and will be held at the Hoffman Center, 594 Laneda Ave. Further information is
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What To Expect From Media Metrics in 2018

Realizing that users arriving to a site via search and social are largely ephemeral (returning only 1.2 times a month), the strongest publishers will reinvest in distinct identities across their owned platforms (i.e., desktop web, mobile web, app) where users are approximately three more likely to return.
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AdAsia Holdings announces parent company, AnyMind Group, new logo and business structure

AdAsia Holdings is a technology company that provides advertisers and publishers with integrated end-to-end solutions that are driven by AI, for online advertising and site monetization needs. Apart from products including the AdAsia Digital Platform for Advertisers, AdAsia Digital Platform for Publishers
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Bengaluru most nicely learn metropolis: Survey

Among books, 'Indian Polity (5th Edition)' ranked as the top selling book across the country while 'Sita – Warrior of Mithila' emerged as the highest selling fiction book of 2017. Another exam preparation book 'Word Power Made Easy' by ' came in close at third rank followed by 'The Power' of your
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