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Mississippi author writes historical book about the African Americans of Yalobusha County – The Oxford Eagle

Where many are planning the weekend activities of Juneteenth, Calvin Hawkins will be able to tell the story of where it all began for African Americans in Yalobusha County, Mississippi. Hawkins will introduce his project/book, “Under the Dusty Sand,” to many viewers from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday, June 18 at the Fountain Square …

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Catholic author brings the good news to children in new book

This is the book cover of “Asterix the Star and Trebonius the Tribune,” by Christine Anghie. (CNS photo courtesy The Catholic Spirit) WHEELING, W.Va. (CNS) — Pointing to the words of St. Jerome, “Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ,” writer Christine Anghie said the purpose of her books is “to teach the younger ones.” …

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Stevenage author Amanda Wright re-releases book

Published: 2:20 PM June 14, 2022 A Stevenage author has re-released her book – which documents her mother’s murder in the town – with an additional chapter addressing further charges against her mum’s killer, and finding closure. Amanda Wright released ‘Without a Mother’s Love’ in 2016, 36 years on from her mother’s death. Amanda’s mom …

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Not for the faint-hearted: Local author will write book about three years of “chaos and debauchery” In West Lothian

An inspirational West Lothian man who survived sex abuse and drug addiction is getting ready to write his third book, which he describes as “Jackass meets Dumb and Dumber meets Football Factory.” Aidan Martin said it was a “dream come true” to win funding from Creative Scotland for his latest venture, which he describes as …

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Author James Patterson claims white male writers face ‘another form of racism,’ can’t break into publishing

Placeholder while article actions load As James Patterson reflected on the state of the writing world today, the best-selling thriller novelist with an estimated net worth of more than $800 million lamented how one group in particular is having a hard time finding work: White men. In fact, America’s richest author noted to the Sunday …

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New Book Reveals the Truth (and Lies) About Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

Lisa Skinner’s original thinking and counterintuitive solutions provide family members, spouses, children, caregivers and others with a concise guide and the tools they need to effectively manage the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. NAPA, Calif., June 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In Truth, Lies & Alzheimer’s – Its Secret Faces, behavioral specialist Lisa Skinner—along with …

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8 Facts About Patricia Highsmith’s ‘The Price of Salt’

when The Price of Salt was first published, it gave LGBTQ+ readers something they had never encountered before: a novel that didn’t punish its main characters for being gay and allowed them at least the possibility of a Happily Ever After. The book was released in 1952—the same year the American Psychiatric Association classified homosexuality …

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Author Kwame Alexander on Nurturing Future Generations of Writers

Portia Wiggins With 36 books and counting, there is no denying that the volume of Kwame Alexander’s body of work is impressive. But it is his depictions about Black life and the travails of growing up and adhering to society’s rules that have truly impacted the canon of youth literature—and he opened the minds of …

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Hammond author publishes second novel | News

A Seattle native turned longtime Hammond resident recently published her second book in as many years inspired by her own experiences, and she’s hosted a book signing at Bayou Booksellers Saturday to celebrate its release. A small crowd gathered around Lynn Armstrong at the Hammond bookstore, she said. “It feels wonderful to have support,” she …

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