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Prominent authors are scheduled to appear at UMass Dartmouth brunch

He has authored many books including best-sellers such as “The Big Bam,” the biography of Babe Ruth; and “Ted Williams: The Biography of an American Hero,” which won the 2004 Casey Award for best baseball book of the year. In 2004, he wrote the book “Why Not Us?” which tells of the end of 86
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Writing Beyond the Margins

I'm writing after the margins. I'm writing bigger than the lines on the page.” Yearwood, of course, was speaking somewhat metaphorically, telling students not to confine themselves in their thoughts and actions. “I think about how our response to these margins plays a major role in the subconsciousness
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Ology Book Series Is Becoming a Paramount Movie Franchise

According to a new report, Paramount is currently adapting the 13-book series with a group of A-list screenwriters under producer Akiva Goldsman's Weed Road banner. The best-selling children's book series by Dugald Steer started in 2003 and saw the first book in the series, Dragonology, stay on the
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The Globalization of the National Book Awards

The decision to recognize international authors was made unanimously by the foundation's board of directors, in an effort to draw attention to works in translation, which are often neglected by American readers and publishers. “This is an opportunity for us to influence how visible books in translation are
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Labour Wants Binding Vote On Publishing Brexit Impact Papers

Secretary Keir Starmer will try to force a parliamentary vote on whether the government should publish the leaked Brexit impact assessment in full. Theresa May has refused to publish the analysis which was leaked to BuzzFeed this week. The document suggested Britain will be worse off outside the EU
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University Book Store Made Publisher's Weekly Short List for Bookstore of the Year

Today Publisher's Weekly announced its nominees for Bookstore of the Year. The list includes University Book Store, the benevolent behemoth on the Ave, along with Astoria Bookshop (Queens, New York), Boulder Bookstore (Boulder, Colo.), Gibson's Bookstore (Concord, N.H.), and Source
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So how's that new book coming: I finished! Sorta.

I used to tease my editor here at Creative Loafing because her first book took, like, five years to go from concept to print, while it took me just 18 months to write AND self publish my first book AND complete the first draft of its sequel. She has skillfully turned that ribbing back on me. Her book earned her
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NNPA Publishers Raise Awareness about the Every Student Succeeds Act in the Black Community

“It's critical for [Black] parents to be involved and the Black Press is strategically embedded in our communities, so that we have more opportunities to get the word out about ESSA,” said Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA).
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National Book Award for Translation Added

The National Book Award for Translated Literature will honor both the author and translator (or translators) of the awarded work, and aims, the Foundation said, “to broaden readership for global voices and spark dialogue around international stories.” It will join the other four categories—fiction, nonfiction
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Facebook and Google are trying to dig local news out of the grave they put it in

To start, Facebook said on Monday that its News Feed now shows users in the U.S. more content from local publishers and local news stories shared by friends, and the company plans to roll the same changes out to more countries soon. Facebook is also testing a separate, specialized feed for local
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English Dept. Engage Writing Contest

The competition is open for all GRCC students who have taken or are enrolled in at least one of the courses offered by the English Department including, developmental, reading, composition, creative writing, English as a Second Language and literature. Applications can be filled out through the
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Thunder, the Drupal 8 distribution for professional publishing

Thunder is the Drupal 8 distribution for professional publishing. Thunder was designed by Hubert Burda Media and released as open-source software under the GNU General Public License in 2016. As members of the Thunder community, publishers, partners, and developers build custom extensions
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