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Fans online and, perhaps, at bookstores
Energy
Published in 30-5-2015
    631 Visits
The result is "Galactic Hot Dogs," his new book about a boy who battles giant mutant worms and zombie space pirates with his sidekicks: a robot, a rebellious princess and a lumbering alien. Simon & Schuster, which has plowed millions into acquiring and marketing "Galactic Hot Dogs," is making a risky bet that a healthy slice of the book's online audience will seek it out in bookstores. In t ...>>
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Houston names second poet laureate
Energy
Published in 30-5-2015
    997 Visits

Robin Davidson, an associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, was named Houston's poet laureate on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at City Hall.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 30-5-2015
    1290 Visits
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
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Cover unveiled for Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" sequel
Energy
Published in 23-5-2015
    1165 Visits

The long-awaited sequel to the classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" had its cover revealed today.

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George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore
Energy
Published in 23-5-2015
    951 Visits

Former President George W. Bush visits Houston bookstore to sign his book about his father. Hundreds turn out to get a copy and briefly meet the 43rd president, including a young man who flew in from the Philippines.

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Fans online and, perhaps, at bookstores
Energy
Published in 23-5-2015
    330 Visits
The result is "Galactic Hot Dogs," his new book about a boy who battles giant mutant worms and zombie space pirates with his sidekicks: a robot, a rebellious princess and a lumbering alien. Simon & Schuster, which has plowed millions into acquiring and marketing "Galactic Hot Dogs," is making a risky bet that a healthy slice of the book's online audience will seek it out in bookstores. In t ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Houston names second poet laureate
Energy
Published in 23-5-2015
    748 Visits

Robin Davidson, an associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, was named Houston's poet laureate on Tuesday morning in a ceremony at City Hall.

Reference: www.chron.com
Chelsea Clinton seeks to inspire young people to change the world
Energy
Published in 23-5-2015
    1206 Visits
Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton and current presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, has a deal with Penguin Young Readers for It's Your World: The book aims to inspire young people to "change the world" and will cover issues including poverty and gender equality, according to Penguin. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her car ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Book Excerpt: 'Ghost Hawk' by Susan Cooper
Energy
Published in 4-3-2014
    473 Visits
Susan Cooper will discuss and sign "Ghost Hawk," her new book for children 10 and older, at 3 p.m. March 2, Johnston Middle School, 10410 Manhattan. When my proving time came, snow lay on the round roofs of all the homes in our village, and the ground and all the forest trees were white.
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'Agent' proves timely and believable
Energy
Published in 4-3-2014
    385 Visits
The author's eye for detail about global issues was honed when he was an award-winning investigative reporter - two stints as a correspondent in Iraq - at the New York Times. The result are solid spy thrillers with believable plots that, despite their complexity, never lose sight that world events are all about basic human experiences.
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'Train' rides the rails through history
Energy
Published in 4-3-2014
    1033 Visits
The routes American railroads follow were laid out almost exclusively in the 19th and 20th centuries, when trains were symbols of modernity and industrial power. [...] today, riding a train - especially in the United States - can feel like stepping into a time machine. Railroads are a mode of transportation invented, quite by accident, by 18th century Britons trying to keep water out of undergro ...>>
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'Bark' offers stories with introspective bite
Energy
Published in 4-3-2014
    464 Visits
"Bark," Lorrie Moore's new collection of stories, is bound by the awkward, painful and comical march of middle age. Dropping in on characters pre- and post-divorce, these eight stories tether readers to a shifting landscape where the past and the future are equally fuzzy and up for grabs. [...] the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University, Moore, 57, earned ...>>
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Book Excerpt: 'Glitter and Glue' by Kelly Corrigan
Energy
Published in 4-3-2014
    3773 Visits
When I was growing up, my mom was guided by the strong belief that to befriend me was to deny me the one thing a kid really needed to survive childhood: a mother. [...] we were never one of those Mommy & Me pairs who sat close or giggled.
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