Fairfax’s Daylen Williams emerges from father’s shadow with sensational senior season

“Is that John Williams?” Startled fans have the same reaction seemingly every time he walks into a gym. At 6 feet 8 and somewhere close to 300 pounds, he’s a giant, literally and figuratively. Those who played high school basketball against him in the early 1980s in Los Angeles or watched him dominate... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Centennial ends Fairfax's near-perfect season with 76-75 regional playoff win

Fairfax High’s basketball team was so close to perfection this season. Unfortunately for the Lions, they could never figure out how to defeat Corona Centennial. Centennial ended the Lions’ season Wednesday night with a 76-75 victory at Fairfax in the opening game of the Open Division Southern... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Keith Dinwiddie, Fairfax complete regular-season sweep of Westchester

On a night when super fan Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers chose to be in a front-row seat at Fairfax High instead of watching LeBron James at Staples Center, the Lions delivered a smashing 87-73 victory over Westchester behind a career-high 34 points from junior guard Keith Dinwiddie. “Keith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax and Westchester are set for Round 2 in their regular-season rivalry

Round 2 of the Fairfax-Westchester basketball rivalry is set for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Faifax, with the No. 1 seed in the City Section Open Division playoffs on the line. Fairfax (22-1) held on for a 50-48 victory over Westchester (20-2) on Friday night. On Wednesday, each team tuned up.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax to pay Kim Williams $95,000 plus legal costs after inaccurate article

Story published in three papers wrongly claimed former News Corp chief stormed out of Sydney Opera House Trust meetingAmanda Meade Continue reading at The Guardian

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Lee Enterprises: Emerging From The Shadows Of Bankruptcy

The story of Lee Enterprises is as interesting as an investigative piece reported by the local newspaper in town. Recently emerged from a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2012, it is now a newspaper publishing company trading at a minuscu ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Publisher Who Transformed the Careers of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams

Late in 1942 a Buddhist monk living in Los Angeles carefully inscribed his name in a recently published book by the poet Wallace Stevens. The Buddhist monk had moved to Los Angeles from Japan a year earlier. The book was Notes Toward A Supreme Fiction, published by the Cummington Press, a small... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-04 09:49:49 UTC ]
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Garnons-Williams, Killingbeck and Kelly step up at 4th Estate and William Collins

A round of promotions has been revealed across 4th Estate and William Collins with Helen Garnons-Williams promoted to associate publisher across the two HarperCollins imprints and Tom Killingbeck appointed to William Colllins' editorial director, while Anna Kelly will become editorial director... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Season 5 Of “OITNB” Looks Like The Season We’ve Been Waiting For

Since Piper Kerman published her memoir Orange is the New Black, the former felon has become a staunch activist for the rights of prisoners and system reform. Jenji Kohan’s Netflix adaptation has certainly hit on very real topics like the privatization of prisons and poorly trained officers, but... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Rider pays tribute to 'Father of Mindfulness' Thich Nhat Hanh

Rider has paid tribute to spiritual leader, bestselling author and pioneer of the mindfulness movement Thich Nhat Hanh, who has died aged 95.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fourth Estate wins 11-way auction for Adegoke's 'sensational' debut novel

Fourth Estate has triumphed in an 11-publisher auction for Yomi Adegoke’s "entertaining and daring" debut novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams, Azumah Nelson and Ellams to headline Spread the Word festival

Writers including Candice Carty-Williams, Caleb Azumah Nelson, Inua Ellams and Sara Jafari are to feature at Spread the Word's one-day festival, celebrating diversity and creativity in Deptford, south-east London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Carty-Williams and Halls named in Women's Prize under-35 spotlight

The Women’s Prize and Good Housekeeping have unveiled their 10 most promising female authors under 35 including Candice Carty-Williams, Stacey Halls, Abigail Dean and Chibundu Onuzo.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HCG bags Bardugo's graphic novel Shadow and Bone prequel

Hachette Children’s Group has inked a deal for Demon in the Wood by bestselling Shadow and Bone series author Leigh Bardugo, the first graphic novel set in the Grishaverse universe, with illustrations by Dani Pendergast.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Looking for a seasonal tale of mystery, murder and ghosts? Here are 9 books just for you.

You can’t beat Holmes for the holidays. Also, Victorian Christmas ghost stories for those cozy nights by the fire. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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New Frontier lands Vogue Williams' debut picture book

New Frontier Publishing has signed Jump for the Stars, the debut picture book from TV presenter and model Vogue Williams, illustrated by Tilia Rand-Bell. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The London Library releases second Emerging Writers anthology

The London Library is releasing its second anthology featuring work from its Emerging Writers programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S seizes two more YA novels from TikTok sensation Silvera

Simon & Schuster has scooped two more "brilliant" YA novels from Adam Silvera, including a new book set in the same universe as his viral TikTok phenomenon They Both Die at The End (S&S).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-30 18:53:33 UTC ]
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Williams takes University of Wales Press into second century with ambitious plans

The University of Wales Press, which is gearing up to toast its centenary in 2022, has two titles celebrating the landmark and plans to launch a ‘start-up’ from within its operations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-26 05:37:28 UTC ]
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Ghostwriters Come out of the Shadows

The behind-the-scenes specialists have never been in higher demand—nor have there ever been so many trying to do the job. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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