Bieber bumped in onstage scuffle in Dubai Megastar singer Justin Bieber is known for his slick dance moves onstage. But spinning away from a mash-up between security guards and a rogue fan has become the hit of his concert in Dubai. Mobile phone video popped up across the Web on Monday showing a male fan rushing toward the 19-year-old performer, who was sitting at a piano on the edge of the stage. More
Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
38 At least 36 dead as fire rages through Russian psychiatric hospital Thirty-eight people were feared dead after a fire raged through an isolated psychiatric hospital north of Moscow on Friday, killing some patients in their beds and others who were trapped by barred windows. Most of the patients died in their sleep inhaling the fumes as they were likely sedated by prescribed medicine, a police source told the RIA Novosti news agency. More
Somerset Guardian published Local author's enchanting children's ... - Somerset Guardian Perfect for children with wild imaginations and anarchic spirits, with ... the wonderful books of children's author/illustrator Maurice Sendak; 10/1/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
Sendak illustrations to leave the city - Temple News ... by Maurice Sendak, the famous children’s book writer and illustrator most noted for “Where The Wild ... work of the illustrator and author ... 09/29/2014 - 1:03 pm | View Link
Sendak collection will come to Ridgefield - Ridgefield Press Maurice Sendak Foundation upon the author’s death in 2012. “It is my wish that the Maurice ... his most popular, Where the Wild Things Are in 09/28/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
Youth readers: A look at picture books - Clarion-Ledger ... take off with Caldecott’s “Toy Books.” Maurice Sendak described ... in 1964 for “Where the Wild Things ... Sendak primarily worked as ... 09/27/2014 - 7:57 am | View Link
Book Festival gets positive reviews on Inner Harbor move - Baltimore Sun Alonza Williams, an author from ... young adults with events that included a look at the Maurice Sendak children's book " Where the Wild Things Are 09/27/2014 - 6:48 am | View Link
Maurice Sendak, author of Where The Wild Things Are, has died. How sad should I be? You might not know who Maurice Sendak is, but I suspect that most of you will know his work, if not his name. He wrote Where The Wild Things Are, that great, semi-wordless children's book, about a tiny Odysseus who is sent to bed without any supper and so ... 09/18/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Maurice Sendak, ‘Wild Things’ Author, Dies at 83 The group itself doesn’t challenge books.) Maurice Sendak, whose “Where the Wild Things Are” upset parents and psychologists in 1963 and became an international best-seller that helped change the placid world of children’s books, has died. 05/10/2012 - 2:02 pm | View Link
Maurice Sendak, Author of Splendid Nightmares, Dies at 83 He was known in particular for more than a dozen picture books he wrote and illustrated himself, most famously “Where the Wild Things Are,” which ... sickbed to which he was often confined. Maurice Bernard Sendak was born in Brooklyn on June 10 ... 05/8/2012 - 4:52 pm | View Link
‘Where The Wild Things Are’ author Maurice Sendak dies Sendak died during the night at Danbury Hospital in... Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of popular children's books Where the Wild Things Are has died aged 83. (Reuters) Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of popular children's books Where the ... 05/8/2012 - 3:25 pm | View Link
Maurice Sendak, author of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ dead at 83 Author Maurice Sendak, a forever favorite of children around the world for his magical stories and inventive illustrations — including his classic “Where The Wild Things Are” — died Tuesday at the age of 83. His publisher said Sendak, who had a ... 05/8/2012 - 7:23 am | View Link
'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak (Book Review) Read this book review of Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak to find out why this children's picture book has become a classic since Sendak received the 1964 ... 10/2/2014 - 2:42 am | View Website
Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak: 9780064431781 ... Where the Wild Things Are is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed equally by a child and a grown-up. If you disagree, then it's been too long since you ... 10/2/2014 - 1:30 am | View Website
Fresh Air Remembers Author Maurice Sendak : NPR Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, whose classic children's book Where the Wild Things Are became a perennial and award-winning favorite for ... 10/2/2014 - 12:26 am | View Website
Maurice Sendak Maurice Bernard Sendak (/ ˈ s ɛ n d æ k /; June 10, 1928 – May 8, 2012) was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He became widely known for ... 10/1/2014 - 7:25 pm | View Website
Maurice Sendak (Author of Where the Wild Things Are) Maurice Bernard Sendak is an American writer and illustrator of children's literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963. 10/1/2014 - 10:35 am | View Website
When I reviewed “Get Real” in 2009, it looked to be Donald E. Westlake’s final book: On the last day of 2008, at the age of 75, he had suffered a fatal heart attack while on vacation in Mexico. His death wasn’t just a loss to his family and friends, though; it was also a loss to readers, for Westlake was one of the most sheerly entertaining fiction writers of his time.
Exploding with violence and seething with arousal, the third novel by Marlon James cuts a swath across recent Jamaican history. It leaves its Kingston ghettos strewn with victims, a few of them lovers, all of them spattered with blood. Seven killings? That’s just for starters. This compelling, not-so-brief history brings off a social portrait worthy of Diego Rivera, antic and engagé, a fascinating tangle of the naked and the dead.
A massive storm grounds Kate's flight home to Chicago. Sitting on the tarmac, passengers check their cellphones, flight attendants announce backed up toilets. The old man sitting next to her, Frank from Wisconsin, has been telling her about his wonderful life for two hours.
In the race for D. C. delegate to Congress, independent candidate Tim Krepp doesn’t have a ghost of a chance against longtime incumbent Eleanor Holmes Norton. But Krepp, a local tour guide, is something of an expert on ghosts. He’s the author of “Capitol Hill Haunts” and “Ghosts of Georgetown.” Like any Washington power broker, he knows where the bodies are buried — and he knows where they don’t stay buried.