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Why To Kill a Mockingbird is my favourite book to teach

Books

The Lost Symbol

• <b>Author:</b> Dan Brown<p><b>*INCLUDES A SNEAK PREVIEW OF ORIGIN,THE NEW THRILLER BY DAN BROWN: OUT 3RD OCTOBER. PRE-ORDER TODAY*</b><p><b>---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------</b><p>The Capitol Building, Washington DC: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon believes he …

Safe Haven

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p>Love hurts. There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again you must learn to trust again.<p>When a mysterious young woman named Katie appears in the small town of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet …

Will the Netflix Model Work for E-Books?

Photo (cc) by Andrew Mason<p>We wrote in March that both Amazon and Apple are working on systems to trade e-books.<p>Experts are saying that a Netflix or …

10 Reasons Real Books Are Better Than E-books

It might be cool to claim you have a Kindle or a Nook or whatever, but let’s be real. Books are better!<p>Read more on buzzfeed.com

Book News: The Smell Of Chocolate Boosts Book Sales, Study Says

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>The smell of chocolate boosts book sales, according to a study by Belgian researchers published in the <i>Journal of Environmental Psychology.</i> The researchers, led by Lieve Douce of Belgium's Hasselt University, spent 10 …

Pope Francis Discusses Gay Catholics: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Gay people should be integrated into society instead of ostracized, Pope Francis told journalists after his weeklong trip to Brazil. Answering a question about reports of homosexuals in the clergy, the pope answered, "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to …

Texas running out of execution drug

Texas, the state that puts to death the most prisoners in the US, will soon run out of the drug used for lethal injections.<p>A spokesman for the Texas Department of Justice said that the state's stock of pentobarbital, the barbiturate used for the death penalty, has nearly run out.<p>"The stock expires …

Death Penalty

Edward Snowden cast as hero in smartphone game

The NSA leaker wanted by U.S. authorities stars in the mobile game Snowden Run 3D. In the endless runner, players must collect "sensitive information" while avoiding the long arm of the law.<p>Now Edward Snowden can hunt for information on Americans' smartphones.<p>The National Security Agency leaker …

Surveillance

Spanish train crash: investigators say driver got three speed warnings

Court statement says tests on black box data recorders show last warning came 250 metres before curve where train crashed<p>Investigators say the driver of a Spanish train that crashed, killing 79 people, received three warnings to reduce speed in the two minutes before the train hurtled off the …