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Prince Harry tipped to dash perception he is a 'moaner' with book 'Addressing the unseen' |  Royal |  News

Prince Harry tipped to dash perception he is a ‘moaner’ with book ‘Addressing the unseen’ | Royal | News

Prince Harry’s memoir to ‘reopen old wounds’ says Palmer The Duke of Sussex announced last summer he is penning an “intimate” memoir to cover his whole life in the public eye, from childhood to fatherhood. The content of this book is being kept under wraps by Prince Harry and the publisher. However, one commentator discussed …

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Karen Joy Fowler: ‘I resolved to stop pretending I’d read books I hadn’t, like Moby Dick’ | Books

My earliest reading memory A Hole Is to Dig by Ruth Krauss. The pictures are by a young Maurice Sendak. I can still quote it: “A tablespoon is to eat a table with. Mashed potatoes are to give everybody enough.” My favorite book growing upThe Green Poodles by Charlotte Baker. It had everything I felt …

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Marlo by Jay Carmichael review – a poetic gay love story set in Melbourne’s punitive past | Books

Hhistorical documents may enliven our understanding of the past but they also flatten it, leaving certain people – often those marginalized due to sexuality, gender, race – as blurred silhouettes on the fringes. In Jay Carmichael’s novel Marlo – set in Melbourne in the 1950s – he attempts a correction, breathing into sharper focus the …

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Book review: The Heat is on again

Book review: The Heat is on again

We should not be that surprised when accomplished film directors end up writing good books. Directors must be jacks of all trades and the best ones write and edit well. Francois Truffaut, Nora Ephron, Woody Allen, Derek Jarman, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Werner Herzog have all written excellent books. Michael Mann’s novel Heat 2 is a deft …

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Anne Frank adaptation, 40 more books pulled from Texas school district

Anne Frank adaptation, 40 more books pulled from Texas school district

Placeholder while article actions load Back in April, Laney Hawes thought she had saved a graphic novel adaptation of Anne Frank’s diary from being purged from a North Texas school district’s libraries and classrooms. But on Tuesday morning, a school official sent an email telling principals and librarians to pull it off the shelves — …

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