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Reading a good book or watching a good movie is definitely a way to mentally escape the everyday world and the pandemic blues. Then there are others who are working to create these breakouts. Lindy Miller Ryan, award-winning bestselling author from Beaumont, is one such artist and has returned home in what could become the …

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Exciting legends about Greek gods and goddesses have been passed down through the centuries. These books can help you learn more about Greek mythology, from classics to new works inspired by mythology. You can read more about how we review and …

FICTION: In the Land of the Moon, Miles Allinson, Scribe, $ 29.99 Miles Allinson’s novels detail quests without conclusions. Their narrators, focused on near-mania, pursue private obsessions as life crumbles around them. In Allinson’s early days, Animal fever, it was the search for the late surrealist painter Emil Bafdescu that gave meaning to the chaotic …

STAUNTON – Memories and stories are told to Corey Tatanka as she sits on scaffolding with a paintbrush in her hand. She must have stopped several times as people stopped to take a look at her work on the Marino’s side off Augusta Street in Staunton. “As they were painting and going up and down …

Two new graphic novels for young adults have been announced by DC – Teen Titans: Robin and Constantine: Distorted Illusions. First reported by IGN, both series are written by Kami Garcia, who has enjoyed a string of hits on the DC YA frontline with the Teen Titans OGN. Constantine: Distorted Illusions (Image credit: Isaac Goodheart …

THIRD BOOK BY SANDRA LIM, The curious thing (WW Norton), is in line with her usual interests – eros and philosophy, surprising imagery and associative leaps – but most striking in this new collection is the insistence on a contemporary feminine interiority that Lim declares, poem after poem. , as the source of the lyrics …

If Bollywood was the soundtrack of her childhood, Anglo-Pakistani filmmaker Seemab Gul would gravitate towards Iranian cinema as an adult in the UK, it was closer to our culture, Pakistan embraces tragedy in its poetry , her literature and her art, ”not“ her songs and dances, ”she says, and observes that Pakistan’s television drama market …

Adam Sandler and his comedy buddies have a blast in Grown Ups. Video screenshot by Gael Fashingbauer Cooper / CNET Adam Sandler isn’t to everyone’s taste, but if you don’t mind turning your head off and indulging in slapstick jokes and pee, Grown Ups (2010) might be for you. Sandler plays with David Spade, Kevin …

It’s a real pleasure to be able to write a book column and promote the Friends of the Shawnee Library’s annual book sale, back after a year off. I’ll promote first: A huge amount of books, from two storage units, will be available, hopefully somewhat sorted, October 7-9 (Thursday-Saturday) at the library. Hours: from 5 …

Some of the seeds we extracted from the footprints. Matthew Robert Bennett, author provided White Sands footprints provide unequivocal evidence that people were in the Americas at the height of the Last Ice Maximum, rather than some time after, as previously thought. This is a big problem for our understanding of the settlement of the …