An Idaho Ruffian is Hiding Library Books Criticizing Trump

An Idaho Ruffian is Hiding Library Books Criticizing Trump

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The librarians at the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, public library usually spend most of their days helping patrons and doing the day-to-day upkeep of the library. However, they’ve recently had to play an elaborate game of hide-and-seek with one disgruntled patron who keeps hiding books critical of Donald Trump.   image via amazon   Bette Ammon, the library director for Coeur d’Alene, said about 20 books have disappeared or been deliberately misplaced in the past year: A gun rights book, we just found it last week behind the O’s in the fiction [section] on the bottom shelf behind a bunch of …

‘Fire and Fury’ Sequel Will Arrive in June

‘Fire and Fury’ Sequel Will Arrive in June

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The Washington Post reports that the author of last year’s Fire and Fury is releasing another book that will shed a light on the Trump administration’s activities. Michael Wolff’s Siege: Trump Under Fire will be published by Henry Holt and Company in June, and it will serve as a follow-up to his prior release. Siege is expected to provide another thorough, behind-the-scenes look at the White House and the president, who Wolff describes as, “volatile, erratic, and exposed.” Wolff shared the news via Twitter, as well as the book’s June 4th release date:   Some news: My new book, SIEGE: …

Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ Wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ Wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

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On Monday evening Sally Rooney, the much-lauded twenty-eight-year-old Irish writer, won the Book of the Year at the British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, for her second novel Normal People. Normal People follows the relationship between two teenagers, Connell and Marianne, who attend the same secondary school. Connell is handsome and popular while Marianne is a regular loner, but both see beauty in the other. The novel twists and turns as the pair go off to Trinity College during which time Marianne becomes popular while this time it is Connell who struggles to fit in.   Image Via The Independent   The novel …

This Library Will Start Leasing Books…And That Actually Seems Cool

This Library Will Start Leasing Books…And That Actually Seems Cool

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Libraries in Fulton County, Georgia (the home of the capital, Atlanta) have been toying with the idea of forerunning a program that would lease certain books to patrons as opposed to using the borrowing system. Apparently some libraries have been using similar systems for well over fifty years, but the release of Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury, a book detailing the inner-workings of Trump’s White House, has been cementing the idea in Atlanta further.    Image Via Found The World   Fire and Fury created a massive stir in the world, and libraries have seen the effects first and foremost. Librarians suggest that …

There Is a ‘Fire and Fury’ TV Show in the Works!

There Is a ‘Fire and Fury’ TV Show in the Works!

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Michael Wolff’s wildly successful exposé of life inside Trump’s White House, Fire and Fury, is being considered for a TV show, Variety reports.  Endeavor Content has purchased the film and television rights to the book. While no studio is attached to the project as yet, Wolff will be an executive producer, along with former BBC executive Michael Jackson.   Fire and Fury, which does not paint a very pretty picture of the goings-on in the forty-fifth U. S. president’s political world, includes, among many other controversial comments, quotes from “former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who referred to the 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and …