Scholars translate Jain verses in new books
India, May 20 -- Jain scholars are putting together a new set of books that translate and explain the philosophical verses of Jainism. The first volume of the book will be released next month.More than 25 Jain and philosophy scholars from across the country have invested in the project to bring out three volumes of the translated versions (in English, Hindi and Sanskrit) of the agamas (verses ...
ANN ARBOR: Writers head to Nicola's Books for readings, signings; Neil Gaiman tickets available
Nicola's Books, located in the Westgate Shopping Center in Ann Arbor holds the following events in April and May.
Books you should read...in your 20s
There are books that you can read at any age from 18 to 80, and sigh at how beguiling and beautiful and true the stories still are. Then there are other books. Those that you loved at age 20, but will seem shallow and trite by the time you turn 35 and are saddled with two young children, a spouse just as overworked and overtired as you, and burgeoning debt.
Best books on Haiti
The novelist chooses the books that best explain a fascinating, baffling, tumultuous country My first visit to Haiti was in May 1991, four months into the initial term of Haiti's first democratically-elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. At the time, it seemed that Haiti was on the cusp of a new era. "We are learning to live in the world again," as President Aristide said, reflecting on ...
How to upload documents, e-books to Google Play Books
Take your own PDFs and e-books with you anywhere using Google Play Books. Originally posted at How To
Free Spirit Publishing Presents Move & Cuddle, The First Two Books in the Happy Healthy Baby™ Series
From award-winning authors Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisovskis comes a series of board books for babies that celebrates babies and their many daily discoveries (PRWeb May 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/5/prweb10746063.htm
Cannon: Never too grown-up for picture books
Cannon: Never too grown-up for picture books by Ann Cannon The Salt Lake Tribune Published May 17, 2013 09:58AM MDT Once a month I have the very real privilege of sharing picture books — books such as Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak — with residents of a neighborhood care facility. The residents are capable of varying degrees of cognition. Some of them are as sharp as they ever were ...
Kiwanis to get books from SMIF
Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation was awarding 5,000 books, valued at $33,950, to the Mankato Downtown Kiwanis Foundation. Various Kiwanis Clubs across southern Minnesota, including the Austin Early Risers and Noon Kiwannis, will be reading and distributing the books to children in early childhood settings, such as Head Start, School Readiness and other preschool programs within [...]
Unloved books turned into artwork
A bookseller who turns unwanted books from charity shops into miniature sculpted works of art, opens a British Academy exhibition.
Gallery's Face Books exhibition now at Peterborough library
People are the focus of Face Books - an exhibition of portraits by contemporary and historical artists in books taken from Christchurch Art Gallery Library's collection. Face Books, which is running at Central Library Peterborough until 7 June, is one of 20 exhibitions and presentations that have been popping up around the central city as part of the Gallery's Populate! programme, being held to ...