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Tedcore: the self-help books that have changed the way we live, speak and think

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You are a victim. A person of anxious experience, navigating a minefield of shame triggers. Research suggests that people with your attachment style are predisposed to dissociating. Some experts believe this very sent...

Nashville library debuts ‘I read banned books’ cards amid censorship efforts

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The Nashville public library has debuted new library cards celebrating banned books amid attempts to censor literature throughout the state. Patrons of the Nashville public library system can now get limited-edition b...

Top 10 books about performance – the lives of actors and musicians

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Performers work with sounds, bodies and movement, while the writer’s only tool is language. So writing about the performing arts is something of a challenge: how can one art form get across the essence of another? How...

Surviving a setback: Die top van Catbells - 'n val in die Lake District - is 'n kenmerkende bult wat na die lug beweeg, Dit is soos wanneer mense my vra of ek 'n gunsteling musiekblyspel het - dit is soos gay Sophie's Choice, films and more about dealing with disappointment

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There is no shortage of standup that takes the raw material of hapless, disappointing life and turns it into laughter. That’s a sizable part of what comedy does. But for big, big laughter fashioned from pretty severe ...

Florida’s examples of banned topics in math books derided as ‘political theater’

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Education officials in Florida have been criticized for putting “political theater” over teaching after they revealed four examples from among the 54 math textbooks they rejected last week. The state said it had refus...

Top 10 books about gardening

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Books about gardens and gardening range from instructional manuals to narrative works spotlighting our emotional connections with plants and planting. While there is definitely a place for how-to garden books, these a...

Free Books Fest aims to give excluded readers their first ‘journey with a book’

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A campaign set up to make books accessible to all will hold its first literary festival this weekend, including a series of free events and a bookshop where people can “buy” free books. The Free Books Campaign was fou...

Amazon books first rocket launches for broadband satellites project

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Amazon will compete directly with SpaceX and the UK government-owned OneWeb to set up a constellation of broadband-providing satellites, the company has announced. The plan, Project Kuiper, will involve Amazon buying ...

Books are my refuge, but I had to overcome dyslexia to write the stories I was bursting to tell

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Stories for me have always been an escape. At first it was those written by other people – I slid into them when things in the real world became overwhelming. I can map my childhood through The Secret Garden via A Tow...

‘Legends are to be told’: Colombian library goes beyond books to keep stories alive

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As dawn creeps over the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northern Colombia, a small group of children trek downhill carrying cameras and sketch pads. Each month, they come to an ancient site scattered with hundreds of ...

How Words Get Good by Rebecca Lee review – the secret life of books

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If you were writing a satirical guide to the deadening jargon of university research assessments, you might well advise your reader: “Words must be conceived thoughtfully and birthed precisely for maximum narrative im...

Books world auction for Ukraine offers more than 350 baie

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An auction of signed books, experiences and mentoring sessions from the British literary community to raise money for Ukraine has raised £37,000 in its first week. Lots include lunch at the Ritz with Pillars of the Ea...

Books against bombs: how Ukrainians are using literature to fight back

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I’ve lived in Kyiv since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014 – and now I’m an internally displaced person again. After a Russian military plane was shot down in front of my windows, my family and I were evacuated to a safer...

Top 10 books about suffering artists

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During a psychotic episode, the artist picks up his knife and cuts off his ear, the blood spills on to the canvas and blooms into a bunch of beautiful sunflowers. As Plato said, “All of the good poets are not in their...

Five of the best books about Russia and Ukraine

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Russia and Ukraine share much of their history. At times they have taken different paths, but never have they been at war like this – a war over history itself. Putin has denied the right of Ukraine to exist as a sove...

What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they’ve enjoyed in February

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In this series we ask authors, Guardian writers and readers to share what they’ve been reading recently. Hierdie maand, recommendations include the audiobook version of a Victorian novel, nonfiction books about hoarding ...

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