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15 best classics books of all time
  The ancient classics can still teach us about love, politics, history and legend. We pick the must-reads                     Best antiquity books of all time (clockwise from top left): Homer, The Last Days of Socrates, Pindar, The Politics by Aristotle ...

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Rankin Amercica's Largest Book Publishers
            The publisher of Harry Potter was the sixth-largest trade publisher last year based on unit sales through BookScan By Jim Milliot | Feb 24, 2017 - PW   Anyone even remotely interested in book publishing knows who the Big Five trad...

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Grandparents Talk
Talk by Janice Marriott Bateman - RRP
$39.99 What does it mean to be a
grandparent in New Zealand society today? What is it that keeps families and
communities functioning? Continuity? Trust? Love? Janice Marriott,
award-winning author and, mor...

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Standing Room Only
Standing Room Only for 02/26/2017   Standing Room Only is literally radio with
pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment
and music – all the things, in other words, that make life worth living. Full
programme detai...

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Auckland Libraries - What's on in March
What's On    March
2017   Pasifika 2017   is an opportunity
to celebrate with our Pacific communities and their cultures and
traditions! Celebrations include guest speakers, Pacific art exhibitions,
storytimes, demonstrations and craft works...

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Islands and Film
  Islands and Film A special issue of the refereed
journal Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities Guest edited by Ian Conrich,
Kseniia Kalugina, Laura Sedgwick and Roy Smith It is estimated that there are more than 100,000 islands in the world.
The ...

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The Roundup with PW
Christian Stores to Close Family Christian Stores, the largest retailer of Christian books and
merchandise in the country, is closing all of its outlets. The chain, which
went through a drawn-out bankruptcy proceeding in 2015, said changing consumer

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Latest news from The Bookseller
Record number contest British Book Awards' indie
prize A record breaking number of submissions has led to the highest
ever number of regional shortlisted bookshops at the British Book Awards’
Independent Bookshop of the Year category, sponsored ...

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Oxford Dictionary Adds New Words (And Boy Are They Ugly)
WORDS Posted: February 24, 2017   “Additions including “clicktivism” (a pejorative word for armchair activists on social media), “haterade” (excessive negativity, criticism, or resentment), “otherize” (view or treat – a person or group of people – as intrin...

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We Love Leo: 12 Books Leonardo DiCaprio Brought to the Silver Screen
  Off the Shelf   By Tolani Osan    |   Friday,
February 24, 2017   I think we can all agree that Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2016 Oscar for
Best Actor was hard-won. But even before he brought Michael Punke’s novel,
THE REVENANT, to life, DiCaprio had a long ...
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