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Harper Lee’s biog to reveal why she stopped writing after debut novel


April 28th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Nearly 51 years after the book's publication, Lee has agreed to co-operate with a new biographythat will finally put to rest the mystery why the author never wrote again and vanished ... Read more...

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Brit hospital worker becomes first man to be jailed for stalking by blog


March 10th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): A hospital administrator in Britain has made history after he became the first person to be jailed for stalking a woman by blog.Manchester Magistrates' Court heard Stephen ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift urges schoolchildren to read


October 29th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Taylor Swift has urged hundreds of schoolchildren to start reading books for pleasure.'The country' star visited the headquarters of educational organization Scholastic Inc. in New York City to ... Read more...

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Banned Books Week Starts In Chicago


September 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Chicago, Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual Banned Books Week has been inaugurated by the American Library Association which allows the public to read the books that have either been ... Read more...

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Film festival on literary adaptations in capital


September 10th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Aficionados of literature and cinema can rejoice as a film festival celebrating the big screen adaptations of bestsellers like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "One Flew Over ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Visits Book Store On First Day Of Vacation


August 21st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vineyard Haven, Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Its seems United States President Barack Obama wants to spend his vacation with family by reading some recently released memoirs. On the first day ... Read more...

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Monroeville Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of “To Kill A Mockingbird”


June 21st, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Monroeville, June 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "To Kill a Mockingbird" which rolls into its 50th Anniversary shall witness a host of several different events being held all over the country.On July ... Read more...

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Twilight In Top 5 Parent/Teacher Challenged Books


April 15th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Library Association has a new "Top 5 Most Challenged Books" list, and the very famous "Twilight", written by Stephanie Meyer has made the ranking.The list ... Read more...

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GCSE students learn Shakespeare ‘the rock n roll way’!


December 21st, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): British schools have come up with a novel method to boost the interest of students in classics - children can now listen to the works of Shakespeare and ... Read more...

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DNA collected by Darwin in 1835 may help resurrect a rare mockingbird


November 18th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 18 (ANI): With the help of some specimens collected by Charles Darwin in 1835, a rare mockingbird could be soon reintroduced to the Galapagos Islands by a team of geneticists.According ... Read more...

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Radio telemetry used to track movement of the roadrunner


August 2nd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): A team of scientists, using radio telemetry, has tracked the movement of the roadrunner and studied its ecology and habitat.The study was lead by Dr. Dean Ransom, AgriLife ... Read more...

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Changing climate make mockingbirds better singers


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 22 (ANI): Mockingbirds tend to sing fancier tunes with changing climate, say researchers.The research team from the National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre (NESCent), the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and McGill University ... Read more...

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