Boys' basketball: South Gate is 8-0 in the Eastern League

Down by seven points in the third quarter, South Gate got its act together and rallied for a 59-48 victory over Los Angeles Roosevelt on Monday, improving to 8-0 in the Eastern League. David Mixon scored 11 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter. In the Western League, Fairfax got a scare but still... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boys Will Be Boys, Girls Have to Cover Up

In Fariha Róisín’s debut novel Like a Bird, protagonist Taylia Chatterjee lives a privileged life on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her sister Alyssa. Alyssa often receives preferential treatment from their liberal, overbearing parents—a white Jewish mom, a Hindu Bengali dad. Taylia is... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Hiring Diversity at White House's First South by South Lawn

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Diversity in Hiring at the White House's Inaugural South by South Lawn Festival

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Should boys read boys?

Is it really true that boys want to read books about boys, written by men? Or is this narcissism and sexism of the saddest, most damaging kind? Night School author CJ Daugherty makes the case that books should be gender free. What do you think? Join the discussion on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks, on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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This Week’s Bestsellers: April 8, 2024

Easter titles, including three P.J. Funnybunny books by Marilyn Sadler, dominate this week’s children’s picture book list. Plus cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib returns with ‘There’s Always This Year,’ and a pair of books caution parents against screentime. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of April 8, 2024

Paul Tremblay’s YA debut goes to Quill Tree Books, St. Martin’s signs an exploration of Taylor Swift’s Nashville years, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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LaGuardia's $8 billion renovation is finally getting its flowers

LaGuardia Airport just won a customer satisfaction award. Yes, really.The much-maligned Queens airport that President Joe Biden notoriously compared to “some Third World country" in 2014 earned the 2023 Airport Service Quality Award (ASQ) for hubs serving 25 to 40 million passengers per year.The... Continue reading at Crains New York

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Lit Hub Daily: March 8, 2024

“I am fascinated by the mismatch of these two systems, the fact that we can occupy two temporal spaces simultaneously…” Grace Loh Prasad on finding meaning in the space between Chinese and Western astrology, and what it means to remember her translator father. |  Lit Hub Memoir Jennifer Croft on... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Week in Libraries: March 8, 2024

Among the week's headlines: librarians head to Washington D.C. to push for library funding; a Llano County librarian is suing for wrongful termination after being fired for refusing to ban books; and EveryLibrary issues a paper exploring the political threats facing academic libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA, IFRRO, STM, IAF Oppose South Africa’s Copyright Bill

A joint statement from major international publishing bodies appeals to South Africa's National Assembly to vote down its copyright bill. The post IPA, IFRRO, STM, IAF Oppose South Africa’s Copyright Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA, IFFRO, STM, IAF Oppose South Africa’s Copyright Bill

A joint statement from major international publishing bodies appeals to South Africa's National Assembly to vote down its copyright bill. The post IPA, IFFRO, STM, IAF Oppose South Africa’s Copyright Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Whodunits Abroad: 8 Historical Mysteries Set Outside the U.S.

You get historical fiction and mystery plus some armchair travel — what's not to like? Continue reading at Book Riot

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Parable Survey Finds Sales at Christian Retailers Rose 8% in 2023

Sales at the more than 200 Christian retailers who took part in the Parable Group's annual survey rose 8% over 2022. Gifts, adult books, and Bibles remained the most popular categories for the stores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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8 Gothic Science Fiction Novels That Will Chill and Thrill You

Check out these 8 gothic science fiction novels! They're sure to both terrorize and entertain you in equal measure! Continue reading at Book Riot

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8 of the Best Historical Fiction of 2023

Read your way into the best historical fiction of 2023, which spans the globe and time. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Now Streaming: 'My Life with the Walter Boys'

A decade after its initial release by Sourcebooks Fire, 'My Life with the Walter Boys,' a YA novel written by Ali Novak, has been adapted for the screen by Netflix and is an unexpected hit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Best SFF eBook Deals of January 8, 2024

The best science fiction and fantasy book deals of the day, curated by Book Riot. Continue reading at Book Riot

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