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British teens think Churchill was fictional figure

Twenty percent of British teenagers think Sir Winston Churchill was a fictional character, while a large proportion believe King Arthur, Sherlock Holmes, and Eleanor Rigby were real living persons, according to a new survey commissioned by UKTV Gold.

Reading narrative stories improves brain connectivity

Atlanta - A new study shows that reading fiction novels or short stories improves neural connections in the brain and the effects last several days after reading.

Review: Can Divergent, a series not for teens, be saved by the producers? Special

Chicago - The FIRST Divergent movie is great fun and better than the book, but will the final installment result in teen suicides, bad AP scores and a dumbed-down public? Can the sanity of Divergent viewers be saved with a new ending to the series?

New Canadian Author Salutes Sherlock Holmes Special

Fans of mystery fiction have a new hero to investigate: Portia Adams. Created by ex-CBC producer Angela Misri, Jewel Of The Thames (Fierce Ink) pays tribute to the work of Arthur Conan Doyle while being infused with a deep love of history and character.

Girl's escape from Shining Path in Tomlinson's 'Lethal Dispatch' Special

San Francisco - Max Tomlinson, author of "Sendero" (awarded by Kirkus Reviews as the Best of 2012) is back with a new action thriller novel "Lethal Dispatch".

Video: 'Plague of Angels' — Interview with John Patrick Kennedy Special

John Patrick Kennedy is an author who dares to push the boundaries of writing. His latest book 'Plague of Angels' is one that may intrigue or offend.

Review: Plague of Angels spews Hell on earth in novel by John P. Kennedy Special

Brooklyn - Blasphemous and graphic while also addictive and entertaining are only some of the words that describe John Patrick Kennedy's scintillating debut novel Plague of Angels.

Alan Ashe's '10 Seconds at a Red Light' inspires crash victims Special

Author Alan Ashe, an avid cyclist, was asked how he defines himself and his response was, "I'm a cyclist that writes or a writer that cycles. Either way, I get to ride."

Review: Smokescreen exposes Israel-Singapore ties, novel by Khaled Talib Special

Singapore - Khaled Talib's debut novel, Smokescreen, breaks open the hidden world of espionage between Singapore and Israel. The action packed spy thriller is set to be released in January 2014.

Costco mistakenly sells bibles under 'fiction' category

Simi Valley - A Costco store in Southern California was found to have been selling bibles as "fiction." Costco representatives claim the categorization was due to a labeling error.

Grave for fictional play character appears in Norway cemetery

Oslo - A grave site paying homage to a fictitious character in a play written by Henrik Ibsen was recently discovered on the grounds of Vår Frelsers cemetery.

Review: ‘City of Bones’ is meatier than expected Special

In ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,’ Clary Fray is swept into an alternate New York populated by demons and the warriors who hunt them.

Saturn Awards hand four prizes to 'Marvel's The Avengers'

As "Man of Steel" and "Iron Man 3" take over the summer box office, it is time to remember "Marvel's The Avengers" once again.

Novelist A.J. Sidransky on his work: Forgiving Maximo Rothman Special

New York - AJ Sidransky's Forgiving Maximo Rothman reminds us that 'life is too short to make enemies of those we love,' and I connected with the novelist to learn more.

Review: Almost Gone by Brian Sousa Special

Brian Sousa's Almost Gone is the story of four generations of a Portuguese family that is as wise as it is heartbreaking.

Review: The Invention of the Big Bang by Fred Schäfer Special

With his novel The Invention of the Big Bang, author Fred Schäfer takes the reader on a wonderfully philosophical journey in which life's most pressing questions are considered ... and left pleasantly unresolved.

Giller Prize short list announced in Toronto Special

Toronto - This is the 19th year that the Scotiabank Giller Prize has been part of Canadian fiction culture. The prize is one of the most honoured literary awards in Canada.

Saltaire Festival: Something for everyone Special

Saltaire - A small, Italianate industrial village on the edge of Shipley is overflowing with visitors, soaking up the sunshine. The reason for their presence: they are enjoying the two week annual Saltaire Festival.

Review: Irving's 'In One Person' a compelling, if disappointing, read Special

Late in John Irving's "In One Person", the hero, Bill Abbott, hears another character describe his father as someone who “does know how to tell a story – even if it's always the same story.” These days, it's a fitting description of Irving himself.

Irish author battles demons, with some angelic help Special

Dublin - Binge-drinking during the Victoria Day weekend in Canada is nothing new. Irish author Catherine Barry knows all about heavy drinking. The reformed alcoholic documents the horrors of rehab and recovery in her 2011 book, Charlie And Me (New Island).

'The Thirteen' Summons Small-Town Canada Special

New York - Author Susie Moloney is a renowned author of horror fiction. Small-town Canadiana infuses every inch of her work, which has garnered praise from critics and the notice of major Hollywood players.

Review: Friends Like Us by Lauren Fox

Friends Like Us starts five years after Willa and Jane's friendship fell apart. "I hated you," Jane tells Willa during their first meeting since their friendship ended.

Jack Kerouac's 'first' novel published

Penguin Books have announced that they will publish the lost, first novel written by the father of the Beat Generation, Jack Kerouac.

Op-Ed: J.L. Coalwell brings humanity to fantasy with 'Amber Grey' Special

Author J.L. Coalwell's "Amber Grey: Calm Before the Storm" was successful as an eBook and was released in print this month. Parents, plan your holiday shopping accordingly because this is the first in a trilogy your kids will definitely want.

New reads for fall: Top picks from the bestseller's list

When the days begin to shorten and the air becomes crisp, certain books seem to fit the seasons, such as the perfect novels to curl up with under a blanket, or to accompany a hot mug in hand.

Oregon Book Awards tour visits Baker City Special

Baker City - On July 8, the 2011 Oregon Book Awards author tour arrived at the Crossroads Art Center in Baker City, Oregon. The visit was part of a state-wide tour for three published Oregonian authors who were awarded for outstanding excellence in the literary arts.

Sherlock Holmes creator’s “elementary” first book to be published

LONDON – A hundred and twenty-seven years is a long time to wait for your debut novel to get into bookstores. But the unpublished first novel by Arthur Conan Doyle – best known as the creator of Sherlock Holmes – will finally see the light of day.

Boldface Writing Conference kicks off in Houston Special

Houston - Poets, fiction and non-fiction writers all had the opportunity to be bold and face their inner-writer this week for the kick-start the 2011 Boldface Conference for emerging writers in Houston.

Fictional Favoritism

Should an creative writer's work be published without his permission?

Robot Theatre does Pulp Fiction "Royal with Cheese"

Robots re-enacting "Royal with Cheese"
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Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival  which includes exhibitions of local arts and ...
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival, which includes exhibitions of local arts and crafts.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival.
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Screenshot from the Book People Unite video
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Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival. Cricket in the village park.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival. Cricket in the village park.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival. A mobile ice-cream vendor sells their cooling...
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival. A mobile ice-cream vendor sells their cooling balm.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival. Morris dancers entertain the passers-by.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival. Morris dancers entertain the passers-by.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival.
 My interests in fiction are long-term and not bound by my age   says the 39 year-old wife and mothe...
"My interests in fiction are long-term and not bound by my age," says the 39 year-old wife and mother. " I have a sci-fi novel I’m writing now with a sixteen year-old heroine, who may turn out to be the antagonist or the protagonist, depending on how it plays out!"
Angela Misri
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival. A local artist creating a picture in the mids...
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival. A local artist creating a picture in the midst of the milling crowd.
Saltaire  UNESCO World Heritage site  annual festival. The traditional village pastime - cricket.
Saltaire, UNESCO World Heritage site, annual festival. The traditional village pastime - cricket.
Will Self s ninth novel   Umbrella .
Will Self's ninth novel, "Umbrella".

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