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Hong Kong libraries remove books for “violation” of national security law – Radio Free Asia

Hong Kong public libraries quietly removed from shelves books deemed politically “sensitive” under a national security law imposed on the city by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP). More than 100 titles – many of which refer to the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989 – have reportedly disappeared from Hong Kong’s public library system since the law came into force on ...

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Sylvère Lotringer, force of change of form of the avant-garde, dies at 83 years old

Sylvère Lotringer, who popularized French critical theory in the United States, helped inspire the “Matrix” film series, lectured for celebrities from the counter-culture, lent his name to a character from a acclaimed novel and a television series based on it, sparked rants on Fox News and founded an influential publishing house – all while trying to erase memories of a ...

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Movie Review: Best Sellers

In review of the film Bestsellers I could just say three words, Sir Michael Caine. Usually that’s enough for me, but you probably want more. So here’s why you should absolutely see his latest movie. Sir Michael Caine in Best Sellers Bestsellers, the film is a story about Harris Shaw (Sir Michael Caine), a lonely and retired writer. Her first ...

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The British establishment has split in two, each convinced they are the underdog

20 November 2021 BORIS JOHNSON is besieged on all sides. The stories of “tory sleaze” multiply. Constituencies in northern England are furious over plans to cut high-speed rail. Yet the Prime Minister nonetheless found time on November 15 to don a white tie and tail and address the Lord Mayor’s annual banquet at London’s Guildhall. Filled with people far more ...

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Jimmie Durham (1940-2021) – Artforum International

Sculptor and poet Jimmie Durham, who parodied and challenged Native American stereotypes in his work even as the question of his ancestors sparked criticism and controversy, died on November 17 in Berlin at the age of eighty-one. . The news was confirmed by the Kurimanzutto gallery, based in Mexico City, which represents the artist. Durham received in 2019 the prestigious ...

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Movie Talk: Happy Birthday Harry Potter! Celebrating 20 years of cinematic magic

You are a wizard Harry … Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint starred in Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s stone two decades ago From the mind of a struggling single mother was born a series of children’s books that took the world by storm, sparking an era of young people to read and thereby capturing the hearts of an ...

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SWOT Analysis of Children’s Publishing Market by Size, Status and Forecast to 2021-2027 | Candlewick Press, Hachette Book Group

Stratagem Market Insights recently published the Youth publishing market Information report which presents a broad-based guideline regarding current and past market trends, market size, share, driving factors, major industry competitors as well as factors for constant growth in the market. Focuses on the major global players in children’s publishing for Define, describe and analyze the value, market share, market competition ...

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Listening to Favorite Music Improves Brain Plasticity and Cognitive Performance in Alzheimer’s Patients, Toronto Researchers Find

Newswise – November 9, 2021, TORONTO, CANADA – Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) and Unity Health Toronto have demonstrated that repeated listening to personally significant music induces beneficial brain plasticity in patients with the disorders mild cognitive or early Alzheimer’s disease. Changes in neural pathways in the brain correlated with increased memory performance on neuropsychological tests, ...

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“Waiting for Godot” in Yiddish to play at the Royal Swedish Theater – The Forward

The Swedish National Theater, Royal Dramatic Theater in Stockholm, ordered the Congress for Jewish Culture to stage the play by Samuel Beckett, “Waiting for Godot” in Yiddish on November 13 and 14. This will be the first Yiddish production in the history of the Swedish national stage for “spoken theater”, a venerable institution founded in 1788. All performances will be ...

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Winchester Women Celebrate Release of First Book | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER – Poor Jill. She hired 10 chefs to work in her Japanese restaurant, only to find that nine of them weren’t quite up to the task. That’s the premise of “Ten Bumbling Chefs,” a new children’s book by author Kimberli Ball and illustrator Abigail MacKnight, both of Winchester. “Ten Bumbling Chefs,” which was released Wednesday, takes place on the ...

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