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
Tenured Longview Youth Services Librarian Jan Hanson leaves behind a ... - Longview Daily News ” said Hanson, a longtime fan of “Winne the Pooh” and Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of “Where the Wild Things Are.” “I... 01/27/2015 - 1:08 pm | View Link
"Wild Things" Soon to Be Spotted on Route 7 in Connecticut? Proposed Bill 5942 would pay tribute to the renowned children's author by rechristening the portion ... to the intersection of Route 35 as the Maurice Sendak Memorial Highway. Sendak, who wrote "Where the Wild Things Are," the Little Bear series and ... 02/1/2015 - 4:53 am | View Link
Maurice Sendak, ‘Wild Things’ Author, Dies at 83 (Corrects to show in fifth paragraph of story published May 8 that a Sendak book was among the most frequently challenged, according to American Library Association data. The group itself doesn’t challenge books.) Maurice Sendak, whose “Where the Wild ... 05/10/2012 - 2:02 pm | View Link
Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where the Wild Things Are' remembered by local libraries “Please don’t go. We’ll eat you up. We love you so,” said KW, one of the creatures from Maurice Sendak’s beloved book “Where the Wild Things Are.” On Tuesday, many of Sendak’s fans and literary buffs shared KW’s sentiment after learning ... 05/8/2012 - 2:39 pm | View Link
'Where Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Maurice Sendak, the children's book author and illustrator who saw the sometimes-dark side of childhood in books like "Where the Wild Things Are" and "In the Night Kitchen," died early Tuesday. He was 83. Longtime friend and ... 05/8/2012 - 9:51 am | 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 was ... exactly like a baby in a Maurice Sendak illustration. Mr. Sendak adored drawing babies, in all ... 05/8/2012 - 7:22 am | View Link
Amazon.com: Maurice Sendak: Books, Biography, Blog ... Visit Amazon.com's Maurice Sendak Page and shop for all Maurice Sendak books and other Maurice Sendak related products (DVD, CDs, Apparel). Check out pictures ... 02/1/2015 - 2:16 am | View Website
Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak: 9780064431781 ... Where the Wild Things Are is fifty years old! Let the wild rumpus with Max and all the wild things continue as this classic comes to life as never before with new ... 01/31/2015 - 7:14 pm | View Website
About Maurice Sendak | American Masters | PBS Best known for his children’s books, Maurice Sendak has spent the past fifty years bringing to life a world of fantasy and imagination. 01/31/2015 - 6:31 pm | 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 ... 01/30/2015 - 6:36 am | View Website
Fine fiction writers see what most people don’t — the telling glance, the shy smile, the hungry heart — and record their observations in language both precise and iridescent. Edith Pearlman, 78, has been writing tales like this for decades and delighting those of us who enjoy “The Best American Short Stories” and other prize-winning anthologies.
The inaugural volume of a new book series from Carnegie Mellon University Press, “The Collected Stories of Gladys Schmitt,” is a thoughtful and engrossing collection that suitably memorializes the author and professor.
On my seventh birthday, my mother gave me the Bill Cosby album “Wonderfulness.” “I was 7 years old, standing up in my crib,” it began. I laughed, knowing of course that I didn’t need a crib. And I kept laughing through the “Tonsils” and “Chicken Heart” tracks.