Promoting childhood literacy is as simple as visiting the cereal aisle this month and picking up an extra box. Kellogg's and Kroger (the parent company of King Soopers and City Market) have teamed up with the Scripps Howard Fund to donate free books to the If You Give A Child A Book campaign.
- Trojans Wire
If the #Pac12 stays at 10 teams, each school gets a larger cut of new media rights revenue. However, splitting the pie matters less than increasing the size of the pie.
- Women's Health
Kelly Ripa announced tour dates for her debut book ‘Live Wire: Long-Winded Short Stories.’ She will be visiting New Jersey and New York in late September.
- The Bergen Record
Police named Hadi Matar, 24 from Fairview, as the suspect in the attack on Salman Rushdie, who suffered stab wounds to the neck and abdomen.
- Fighting Irish Wire
Some ND on ND crime on a Saturday night...
The author, 75, has suffered years of Islamist death threats since writing The Satanic Verses.
- The Conversation
Author Salman Rushdie pictured in London in 2017. Grant Pollard/APAuthor Salman Rushdie is in the hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed by a man at an arts festival in New York State on Aug. 12, 2022. The following article was published on the 30th anniversary of the release of The Satanic Verses. One of the most controversial books in recent literary history, Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses,” was published three decades ago this month and almost immediately set off angry demon
- Business Insider
Prosecutors say attack on author Salman Rushdie, who was stabbed roughly 10 times, was premeditated. The suspect has pled not guilty to charges, including attempted murder.
"The Satanic Verses" writer Rushdie was stabbed roughly 10 times in what prosecutors are calling a premeditated attack on the controversial author.
- Country Living
In a new royal book, Tom Bower alleges Prince Harry told his brother Prince William that Kate Middleton could be "friendlier" to Meghan Markle. Read more here.
- The Telegraph
Thomas Hardy’s work now comes with a trigger warning, as students are advised that the novelist depicts “the cruelty of nature”.
- USA TODAY
After her openly gay son criticized her efforts, the woman, Monica Brown, said "I did not come out against LGBTQ at all – ever ... I pray for you.”
- Watertown Public Opinion
The locked room mystery has a history written by famous authors. Book Look explores Japan's classic locked room mystery, "The Honjin Murders."
Hillary Clinton suggests that Bernie Sanders is sexist in new book: 'I know the kind of things that he says about women and to women'
Clinton made the remarks after a widely televised clash between Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, in which Warren said Sanders called her a liar on air.
- Saints Wire
Ian Book's rookie debut last season didn't go as well as hoped. He has a chance to turn it all around on Saturday in Houston, via @DillySanders:
- Fresno Bee
Former President Trump tries to keep things stirred up. | Commentary
- The Intelligencer
The Intelligencer/Bucks County Courier Times Editorial Board should have strongly opposed Central Bucks School District’s library/censorship policy.
I published a #1 Amazon bestseller at 23 without a literary agent. Here's what I'm doing for my second book.
I'm a 25-year-old writer - here's my strategy to turn "Life Between Moments: New York Stories" into my second bestselling book in two years.
In an interview conducted just weeks before he was stabbed and seriously wounded by an attacker in New York state, author Salman Rushdie said his life was now "relatively normal", after having lived in hiding for years because of death threats. Rushdie talked in the interview with Germany's Stern magazine about the threats he sees to U.S. democracy. The interview is due to appear in the magazine on Aug. 18, but Stern released it on Saturday, a day after the attack on Rushdie.
- Business Insider
Turnover's been high at Goldman Sachs' Marcus consumer-banking unit. Plus, a "messy" end to a Facebook contractor's job and a leaked Oracle org chart.
- Idaho Statesman
Groups cynically claiming they stand for “freedom” and “liberty” are trying to dictate what you can read, writes Bryan Clark. Don’t let them. | Opinion
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These fun National Geographic Kits entertain children while stimulating their brains.