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Reading aloud helps children grow

A couple weeks ago, I read a story on the New York Times about the value of reading aloud to children when they’re young. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that parents read aloud to children as a “daily fun … Continue reading

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Best-selling author Tom Clancy dies at 66

Best-selling author Tom Clancy died Oct. 1, 2013, in Baltimore, Md.

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Sean Parnell to speak, sign copies of ‘Outlaw Platoon’

New York Times best-selling author and veteran Sean Parnell, of “Outlaw Platoon,” will speak at the West Shore Elks Lodge in Hampden Township April 9, 2013.

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Recently released: ‘Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us’

FlipSide entertainment reporter Erin McCracken previews ‚ÄúSalt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us” by Michael Moss in this March 14, 2013, post.

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Goodreads.com promotes online community, book clubs

The New York Times highlights the community aspect of Goodreads.com, which hosts about 20,000 online book clubs.

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Jonah Lehrer, of York roots, gets $20K for public statement on plagiarism

Jonah Lehrer, of York roots, spoke at a lunch Tuesday hosted by the Knight Foundation, his first public speech since he admitted to plagiarizing quotes for his 2012 book, “Imagine.”

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Thomas Nagel, formerly critical of Kitzmiller vs. Dover case, publishes new book questioning Darwinism

Thomas Nagel, who criticized the federal court’s decision in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District to ban intelligent design in public schools, is back in the news with his new book, “Mind and Cosmos.”

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Recently released: ‘Grand Central: How A Train Station Transformed America’

Bethany Fehlinger previews “Grand Central: How A Train Station Transformed America,” by New York Times journalist Sam Roberts, in this Jan. 24, 2013, preview.

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New York Times releases 100 Notable Books of 2012

The New York Times releases its 100 Notable Books of 2012 in this Nov. 27, 2012, post.

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Nominate your pick for ‘I Love My Librarian’ award

Nominations for the 2012 “I Love My Librarian” award run through Sept. 12.

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