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A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel

A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel

A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel A Facebook Post Lands an Innocent Woman in Jail in This Riveting Debut Novel A young woman’s reaction on social media to a terrorist act seals her fate in “A Burning,” by Megha Majumdar, a novel set in Kolkata that examines the effects of power on …

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Donald Trump’s fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead

Donald Trump's fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead

Donald Trump’s fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead Donald Trump’s fourth press secretary passes test in briefing room debut – but real challenges lie ahead Kayleigh McEnany, Donald Trump‘s fourth press secretary, is from the South. And any Florida resident probably knows a thing or two about college football. And, back …

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A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame

A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame

A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame A Dark Debut Propels a Dutch Writer to Reluctant Fame Marieke Lucas Rijneveld is an author who confides in their reader, rather than family or friends. “I am a private person,” the writer, who identifies as male and uses the pronouns they and them, said on a recent video call …

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Hazel English review, ‘Wake Up!’: Singer-songwriter’s debut album tackles weighty themes with ethereally soft vocals

Hazel English review, ‘Wake Up!’: Singer-songwriter’s debut album tackles weighty themes with ethereally soft vocals

Hazel English review, ‘Wake Up!’: Singer-songwriter’s debut album tackles weighty themes with ethereally soft vocals Hazel English review, ‘Wake Up!’: Singer-songwriter’s debut album tackles weighty themes with ethereally soft vocals “Sometimes I feel like we’re just sleepwalking through our lives,” says the Australian California-based singer-songwriter Hazel English, who aims for her album to “make people more aware and mindful”. Wake …

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The 35 best debut albums of all time

The 35 best debut albums of all time

People often talk about second album syndrome, and the pressures that follow a great first record. Often it can overshadow conversation around the debut itself: “Brilliant album… shame about the second one.” But while it’s true that many an artist has struggled to meet expectations after a triumphant beginning, it shouldn’t take away from the achievements made on those first …

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Trolls World Tour has biggest ever digital debut in opening weekend

Trolls World Tour has biggest ever digital debut in opening weekend

Trolls World Tour had the biggest ever debut of a digital release in its opening weekend, according to Universal. The animated sequel to the hugely popular children’s musical was due for theatrical release on 10 April, but due to the coronavirus outbreak and widespread cinema closures was made available for digital rental at the same time instead. The move proved to …

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A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West

A Haunting Debut Novel Brings New Faces to the Myth of the American West

HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLDBy C Pam Zhang Chinese-Americans — both native-born and immigrant — played a huge part in the settling of the American West, a fact that has too rarely been the subject of fiction. “How Much of These Hills Is Gold,” a debut novel by C Pam Zhang, is a tough-minded, skillful and powerful corrective …

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