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In ‘High School,’ Tegan and Sara Quin reflect on coming out and hitting it big

In alternating chapters, the twin musicians look back at their tumultuous teen years. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-17 20:37:52 UTC ]
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12 Books That Prove the Literary/Genre Distinction is Bogus

When I first joined a workshop in 1994, American literary fiction was dominated by and continually lauded a “quiet” kind of writer, one often influenced by J.D. Salinger, Ernest Hemingway, or Raymond Carver. I loved literary fiction—I’d been reading, writing, and submitting it since high school.... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-16 11:00:22 UTC ]
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The 2019 edition of Westchester-Fairfax rivalry series finally arrives

The list of basketball players who have participated in a Fairfax-Westchester rivalry game reads like a who’s who of distinguished former high school, college and NBA players from City Section history. From Fairfax, there’s Solomon Hill, Josh and Jerren Shipp, Craig Smith, Evan Burns, Jamal... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US police force objects to Angie Thomas novel

A police force in the US has called for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely to be removed from a high school’s summer reading list, according to news reports. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oh Snap! Brands Are Getting Kicked out of the 'Friend Zone'

Snap announced recently that it planned to separate feeds from real-life friends from those of publishers and influencers. For brands, this is a rude awakening.It's clear social media has changed the roles of friends, just like it's changed the role of brands. The average person on Facebook has... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: No More Book Deserts: Jason Reynolds

With three novels coming out this fall, you might never guess that Jason Reynolds didn’t like to read books in elementary school, or even high school. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Brit Bennett: A Coming-of-Age Debut

A young phenom in the making, Brit Bennett, 25, started writing "The Mothers" while still in high school in Oceanside, Calif., finishing it not long ago while a Zell Postgraduate Fellow at the University of Michigan, and polishing it as recently as two months ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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None of the Above

Website security questions stress me out. How am I supposed to choose and remember a favorite book or favorite teacher? What if I’ve never had a pet? What if my high school’s mascot was a battered bronze lamp that was ceremonially passed from the graduating senior class president to the incoming... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet the Editor: Kathy Belden

Growing up in a small factory town in upstate New York, Kathy Belden had little interest in books until she moved to a new high school during her senior year and found herself in Mrs. Jerry’s English class. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mother of Columbine Shooter Sells Memoir to Crown

Susan Klebold, whose son Dylan was one of the two boys who killed 12 students and wounded 24 others at his high school in Columbine, Co., in 1999, has sold a memoir to Crown Publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saying Goodbye to The ‘Movie Guide’

When Leonard Maltin was 17 years old, a teacher at his high school in Teaneck, N.J., set up a meeting between Maltin and Patrick O’Connor, an editor at Signet Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass-Market Marathon

This afternoon, I start Grendel, John Gardner’s 1971 novel telling the story of Beowulf’s first great opponent from the monster’s point of view. The version I’ve got is identical to the one I read in Modern Literature my junior year in high school, where Ms. Martin, her hair in a severe bun but... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp launches Amplify educational unit, with help from AT&T (video)

In light of recent scandals, it's hard not to see this as a bit of image rehabilitation, but we'll do our best to take it at face value. News Corp is bringing its 18-month-old educational division to the fore by rebranding it Amplify and teaming up with AT&T to put tablets in the hands of... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's iTunes education gamble is about building loyal consumers early

Two months ago, I argued here on BetaNews that despite the ever-increasing chorus of negativity surrounding Apple, its best days are ahead. One of my reasons for my belief is the young consumer, where the Cupertino company is building a considerable amount of brand equity. Today's... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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