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Winter Arts Preview 2020: Books

In November, Amazon opened a bookstore in the Mall at Green Hills. Big whoop, I say. Across Hillsboro Pike, Parnassus Books is brimming with shoppers of all ages. They lounge on the couches. They stand in the aisles reading, seemingly oblivious to everything around them. And they’re never asked to leave or buy anything, although […]

Rewriting the record books …1478 and counting

With this layup at the 2:24 mark of the second quarter on?Wednesday night, Peebles junior Jacey Justice became the all-time leading scorer in Lady Indian basketball history, breaking the previous record held by Kim Danner. (photo by Mark Carpenter) Marissa Moore, left, and Emmi Nichols, right, double team a Western opponent in fourth quarter action […]

17 Great Books on the Border to Read Instead of ‘American Dirt’

Macmillan If you’ve been online in the past few months, you’ve probably seen ads for American Dirt, Jeanine Cummins’ heavily promoted new novel about Mexican-American immigration. The book was loftily blurbed as “a Grapes of Wrath for our times” and sold for a seven-figure advance. Oprah picked it for her book club, it’s been included […]

7 Books That Help Leaders Gain Insight Into the Future of Tech

The future of tech isn’t a utopia — it has an underside as well. Future Crimes is an absolute page turner demonstrating the numerous ways that businesses, criminals, and governments are using the digital revolution for unsavory purposes. Marc Goodman, a former Interpol adviser and police officer, makes this deep dive into bad tech read like […]

With His Fourth Book, Charles Yu Finally Feels Like a Writer

“I feel like I was an existentialist from the age of 5,” Yu, 44, said last month over dim sum near his home in Irvine. He’d suggested we meet at this restaurant in the Spectrum Center, a sprawling, pleasantly engineered outdoor mall that functions as Irvine’s de facto civic space. It’s the kind of place […]

Repurposed vending machine allows Wyandotte students to earn free books for good behavior

Students at Washington Elementary School in Wyandotte now have a fun way of finding new books. Unveiled Friday afternoon, the Inchy Bookworm Vending Machine is designed to boost readership among children. After seeing a post on Facebook for the repurposed vending machines from Global Vending Group, fourth grade teacher Salena Harris said she thought it […]

Book a date to read

Fitchburg Public Schools Director of Enrollment and Family Engagement, Eva Kelly, hopes families in the school system take advantage of the upcoming breakfast and book swap at South Street Elementary School on Saturday. FITCHBURG — Book lovers in the Public Schools, make sure to mark your calendars. The annual “Winter Wonderland Breakfast Book Swap” will […]

Book murdering: It is absolutely fine to rip your books in half

On Monday morning, an apparently innocuous tweet summoned a storm of controversy on Twitter. “Yesterday my colleague called me a ‘book murderer’ because I cut long books in half to make them more portable,” said the novelist and editor Alex Christofi. “Does anyone else do this? Is it just me?” Responses were mixed. As Natalie […]

Winfrey chooses the novel "American Dirt" for her book club

Cummins, who also spoke recently to the AP, says she first thought of the book in 2013 and was inspired for various reasons. Her husband emigrated from Ireland and she remembered the many years it took for him to get his green card, and the anxiety, before they married, that he might be deported. She […]

Lost war rations books donated to South Lyon Area Historical Society

CLOSEPost to Facebook Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 1 of 8 2 of 8 3 of 8 4 of 8 5 of 8 6 of 8 7 of 8 8 of 8 found at McHattie Park over the summer. Police held onto them for the required time, and since theArticle source: […]