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Welcome to Today in Books, where we report on literary headlines at the intersection of politics, culture, media, and more. ALA Issues Résumés for Banned Books In just the latest reminder that not all heroes wear capes—and librarians are some of our greatest heroes now and always—the American Library Association’s Unite Against Book Bans coalition
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EXCLUSIVE: Amazon MGM Studios is opening their $15M Sundance pick-up, My Old Ass, on Aug. 2 in a limited rollout. The LuckyChap and Indian Paintbrush production comes from director/scribe Megan Park and stars Maisy Stella, Aubrey Plaza, Maddie Ziegler, Percy Hynes White and Kerrice Brooks. Pic follows bright-yet-irreverent Elliott (Stella) the summer before college as
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Ever since the mysterious disappearance and reappearance of her aunt and childhood guardian, Hester, Ellie has been determined to be as unremarkable as possible. Interesting people, she thinks, go missing. She’s content with her life working as a librarian and taking care of her aging aunt—with the occasional trip to Pittsburgh for dates with women
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When a new year begins, we think of it as a fresh start. It’s when we claim we will break negative habits, replace them with positive ones, and set goals for the year. Sixty days (or what seems like 5 minutes) later, we may be off track. On one hand, we still have ten months
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If you’re looking to improve your mobility, dynamic stretching is key. Unlike static stretches (which are still seriously beneficial), these movements are active, helping your body warm up, increasing blood circulation, and improving your range of motion, per Cleveland Clinic. Danielle Gray, celebrity trainer and founder of Train Like a Gymnast, introduces you to dynamic
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There will be more wide releases at the box office this weekend –three, in fact– but they’re not expected to make a dent before Legendary/Warner Bros.’ Dune: Part Two brings everybody back on March 1 with a hopeful $80M start. Focus Features’ Ethan Coen-directed femme comedy caper Drive-Away Dolls, Sony/Crunchyroll’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba
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B y the mid-2010s, Daymé Arocena had become a household name in her native Havana. She’d been called “the world’s next jazz phenomenon,” and her work with the Cuban-Canadian jazz band Maqueque helped win a 2015 Juno Award. When she’d walk down the street, people would stop her, recognizing her as the singer with the
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Photography by Getty ImagesCan we *please* stop giving this man airtime? By Katherine Singh Date February 22, 2024 Another day, another #Scandoval. And this time, it’s really bad. On February 2o, The New York Times Magazine released a cover story interview with reality TV actor Tom Sandoval titled “How Tom Sandoval Became the Most Hated
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The adaptation of Shakespeare’s lovers-to-enemies-to-lovers story Much Ado About Nothing, titled Anyone But You, has grossed $189 million globally, making it the second highest-grossing live-action Shakespeare adaptation ever. The only other live-action adaptation of the Bard’s to beat it — if we aren’t counting 2019’s Lion King, since it is CGI — is Baz Luhrmann’s
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A Coaching Model By Sarah Lupton, Transformational Leadership Coach, UNITED STATES The Spiral Staircase Model In coaching, the goal is to move the client forward from their current state toward their desired end result. However, as most coaches know, the process of reaching the desired end state is not exactly as straightforward as that. In
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