Tag Archives: Books

2022 – An American library is expelled after refusing to censor LGBT authors: “We will not ban books” | Libraries

A small town library is in danger of closing after residents of Jamestown, Michigan, voted to defund it rather than tolerate some books with LGBTQ+ themes. Residents voted on Tuesday to prevent the renewal of funds linked to property taxes. Bridge Michigan reported. Voting leaves the library with funds available by the first quarter of next year. Once the reserve ...

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2022 – Top 10 books on cybercrime | Wrote

A generation ago, cybercrime was esoteric to a particular category such as quantum mechanics or the volatility of the derivatives market. Now it is a central feature of many novels. Whether it’s criminal gangs stealing sensitive data to sell on the dark web, college friends crawling on Facebook, or the daily text messages asking us to click a link to ...

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2022 – Hollywood End: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence by Ken Auletta – Review | Autobiography books

WHarvey Weinstein was a savage creature of sorts, who disrupted business meetings by throwing marble ashtrays against the wall, took off the smoke detector in a Concorde toilet so he could enjoy smoking a cigarette in the mid-Atlantic, and ordered unsatisfied employees to kill themselves. Fell from a high window and viewed sexual assault or rape as a job interview ...

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2022: Austrian Nicole Bella books the quarter-finals with Germany, while he misses Norway | European Women’s Championship 2022

Austria rocked the Amex Stadium with gusto after beating Norway, securing a place in the quarter-finals and sending their group stage opponents home for the second consecutive time in the European Championship. “I am disappointed,” Norway coach Martin Sjogren said. “I feel very empty, I feel for the players and staff. We have expectations of ourselves and of this tournament, ...

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2022 – A Complicated History: Why We Need Accurate Accounts of Abortion in the Books | Wrote

TThe first miscarriage encountered in the literature has not been named. In Ernest Hemingway’s short story, Hills Lake White Elephants, which she taught at school, a man and woman wait at a quiet Spanish train station to arrive in Madrid and engage in silent conversation while drinking: “It’s a very simple process, Gage,” said the man. “It’s not practical at ...

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