Ars Video Chat: Neal Stephenson, Greg Bear, and authors of The Mongoliad
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May 14, 2012 In 2010, science fiction author Neal Stephenson launched The Mongoliad project, a collective of authors who wanted to build a new medieval universe inspired by sword fighting. Stephenson and six other authors released installments as a serial, ...
Volcker Rule authors say JPMorgan loss highlights loophole
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May 12, 2012 WASHINGTON -- The senators behind the Volcker Rule warned Friday that regulators implementing it have proposed a loophole that would have allowed JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s $2-billion trading loss. "That loophole should be closed," said Sen.
Volcker Rule authors say JPMorgan loss highlights loophole
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May 11, 2012 By JIM PUZZANGHERA WASHINGTON -- The senators behind the Volcker Rule warned Friday that regulators implementing it have proposed a loophole that would have allowed JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s $2-billion trading loss. "That loophole should be closed," said ...
Volcker Rule authors say JPMorgan loss highlights loophole
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May 11, 2012 By Jim Puzzanghera WASHINGTON -- The senators behind the Volcker Rule warned Friday that regulators implementing it have proposed a loophole that would have allowed JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s $2-billion trading loss. "That loophole should be closed," said ...
Maurice Sendak remembered by authors, celebrities
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May 8, 2012 49 minutes ago • AP Maurice Sendak was not interested in being loved. His curmudgeonly persona became as much a part of his legend as his famed book, "Where the Wild Things Are." But loved he was. The death on Tuesday of the author and illustrator who ...
Authors on the Air May 1, 2012: Robin Roberts, David Barton, Carne Ross
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May 1, 2012 David Barton, author of The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson (Thomas Nelson, 978-1595554598), will be on The Daily Show. Carne Ross will be on The Colbert Report for his book The Leaderless Revolution: ...
Trayvon Martin case: George Zimmerman should be charged, law's authors say
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March 21, 2012 They believe it has been misapplied in the shooting death of Trayvon by a Sanford crime-watch captain, George Zimmerman. Zimmerman has not been charged because, police said, it appears he acted in self-defense. The Seminole County state attorney's ...
10 African-American Authors Everyone Should Read
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February 18, 2012 Her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God was written during her fieldwork in Haiti with the Guggenheim Foundation, which provides grants to professionals in the creative arts. Free Reference Work: [Zora Neale Hurston and a History of Southern Life.
AICL: Authors gather to debate Azorean cultural issues – Conference
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February 9, 2012 The Associação Internacional dos Colóquios da Lusofonia (AICL), based on São Miguel island, Azores, is holding its 17th Colóquio Internacional da Lusofonia to take place in the town of Lagoa, March 30 through April 4. Former First Lady Maria Barroso, ...
The Hatchet Job Award: an honor for literary critics, a not-so-honor for authors
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February 7, 2012 A Belarussian lumberjack chops wood with a hatchet during the "Forest 2010" lumberjack competition in Minsk on May 19, 2010. There's nothing like a good review of a bad book. Done well, these scathing reviews can be their own form of entertainment.
Longleaf Elementary in New Port Richey celebrates its authors of the month
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January 31, 2012 The Author's Tea is a monthly event at Longleaf Elementary School, minus the hot brew. The afternoon gathering serves up a snack of cookies and cool lemonade — along with some pretty good literature and a special certificate.
Interview With Kim and Krickitt Carpenter, Authors of The Vow: The True Events ...
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January 28, 2012 In the upcoming book The Vow: The True Events that Inspired the Movie Kim and Krickitt Carpenter's true story of memory lost and love found… again — debuts Feb.10, 2012, in an updated and expanded version from B&H Publishing Group.
Romance authors share their favorite holiday books
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December 23, 2011 Their answers range from the expected -- A Christmas Carol, How the Grinch Stole Christmas -- to the unexpected -- Hogfather and the Betty Crocker cookbook. (Authors are listed alphabetically, along with their newest or next release.) ...
Authors on the Air December 13, 2011: Patrick Thibeault, Scott Farris ...
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December 13, 2011 Lawrence Lessig will be on The Daily Show for his book Republic Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It (Twelve/Hachette, 9780446576437). Eric Weiner will be on The Leonard Lopate Show his book Man Seeks God: My Flirtations with the ...
Exclusive: 'House of Night' Creator PC Cast Names Her Top 5 Fantasy Authors
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November 17, 2011 Anne McCaffrey is a genius. 4.) Ray Bradbury (pictured above). 5.) I heart me some Christopher Moore, so much. Fool was so brilliant. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story, that's hard to top, but I think Fool is my favorite Christopher Moore novel. ...
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