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The Kagame-Power Lobby's Dishonest Attack On BBC Documentary - AllAfrica.com

Alliance News Stream - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 6:47am

The Kagame-Power Lobby's Dishonest Attack On BBC Documentary
AllAfrica.com
As Deogratias Bugera, at one time a soldier in Kagame's RPF during its war in Rwanda, and one of the founders in October 1996 of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (AFDL), a "rebel" front-organization for the RPF in its ...

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Small retailers ramp up holiday message to compete with the big boxes - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Alliance News Stream - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:35pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Small retailers ramp up holiday message to compete with the big boxes
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Moss Envy eco shop, Magers & Quinn bookstore, Peapods toy shop, Grand Hand Gallery and Bibelot gifts are participating and adding special offers during the event. With national and local promos, independent retailers are trying to get a larger share ...

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Open Book: His Own Man

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:28pm
Richard Ford has said it was “never my intention” to make the character Frank Bascombe an Everyman.
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Richard Ford’s ‘Let Me Be Frank With You’

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 3:28pm
Richard Ford’s aging Everyman surveys his life, and the battered New Jersey landscape, after Hurricane Sandy.
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‘Napoleon: A Life,’ by Andrew Roberts

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:52pm
The French emperor as soldier, statesman, intellectual and flawed visionary.
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‘The Invisible Front,’ by Yochi Dreazen

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:51pm
Through the story of one family, Yochi Dreazen examines the military’s response to rising numbers of post-Iraq and -Afghanistan suicides.
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‘Knife Fights,’ by John A. Nagl

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:48pm
John A. Nagl writes about his 20-year struggle to prod the Army into adapting to the modern reality of guerrilla war.
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Shelf Awareness - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:10am
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What a lovely (and true) proverb.
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Nuruddin Farah: By the Book

New York Times Book Reviews - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 10:00am
The author of “Hiding in Plain Sight” wasn’t much of a reader as a child: “Books were hard to come by . . . where I grew up, but also because there were no books for children in those days.”






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Good plan. (Source: http://bit.ly/1yqCRpK.)
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DC community calendar, Nov. 13-20, 2014 - Washington Post

Alliance News Stream - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 12:39am

DC community calendar, Nov. 13-20, 2014
Washington Post
Give a Child a Coat: Share the Warmth Bring your gently used or new coats, jackets and other winter warmth accessories for donation to someone in need. Normal library hours, Rosedale Library, 1701 Gales St. NE. 202-727-5012. Free. The Navy sails to ...

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We thank D. Woodward for sharing this photo of the boss.
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Shelf Awareness - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 7:35pm

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Book Nerd Problem #87: This is what our nightstands look like.
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&quot;How &#039;bout that Dewey Decimal System?&quot;

Shelf Awareness - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:38pm
"How 'bout that Dewey Decimal System?"


Open Letters: An Open Letter to the Look That Slowly Forms On Your Face When I Tell You I Am a...
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Dear Look That Slowly Forms On Your Face When I Tell You I Am a Librarian: The raised eyebrows and intake of breath fool no one. As a librarian,...
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Learn how to turn your house into a home with more than 500 tips from HGTV star,...

Shelf Awareness - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:21pm
Learn how to turn your house into a home with more than 500 tips from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and design queen Sarah Richardson!

Enter to win a *signed* copy of SARAH STYLE!


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Ever wondered how to transform your laundry room from drab to fab? Your kitchen from prison to paradise? Your bedroom from boring to beautiful? In the vein of Deborah Needleman's DOMINO comes the interior design book of the decade, from HGTV star, virtual sensation, and design queen Sarah Richardson…
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Happy Birthday, Ryan Gosling.

Shelf Awareness - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 9:03am
Happy Birthday, Ryan Gosling.


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'Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies - The Advocate

Alliance News Stream - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:39pm

'Big Bang Theory' actress Carol Ann Susi dies
The Advocate
In this March 10, 2005 file photo, Geoffrey Holder poses at the French Institute Alliance Francaise' "La Nuit des Etoiles" dinner in New York, honoring French actress Catherine Deneuve. ... led the groundbreaking show "The Wiz" to Broadway, pitched 7 ...

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ArtsBeat: The Amazing Adventures of Ronson & Chabon

New York Times Book Reviews - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 3:10pm
The novelist Michael Chabon has written lyrics for half the songs on Mark Ronson’s album “Uptown Special,” due in January.






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