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'Hyde' views a twisted life through a monster's eyes
Energy
Published in 7-5-2014
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Readers get a bonus when they purchase Daniel Levine's "Hyde," a new take on Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde": The original thriller is included as a coda in the Levine book. Levine makes it somewhat difficult for contemporary readers by writing in the same style as Stevenson, which sounds stilted and overly formal to modern ears, at least to mine. ...>>
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Book Excerpt: 'Retribution' by Anderson Harp
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Published in 7-5-2014
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The pilot gripped the yoke of the aircraft until her tiny, dark hands turned nearly white, choking off all circulation. The floatplane was old, its white paint chipped particularly on the leading edges of the wings.
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Progressive Forum founder recalls favorite moments
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Progressive Forum founder recalls favorite moments Frustrated with conventional thinking, he spent the cross-country trip pondering big questions that haunted him, such as: More than three decades later, Morton launched a speaker series in Houston to provide answers to "that inner 20-year-old." In the years since, the series has hosted dozens of great thinkers and leaders in their respective fi ...>>
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Book events: April 21-26
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Author will discuss and sign "Stop Talking, Start Communicating," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazos bookstore.com. Author Chris Cander will discuss her experience with World Book Night, an annual event during which tens of thousands of people give away half a million books to light and nonreaders, 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore. Authors will sign their scholastic books, ...>>
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Galadrielle Allman pens tribute to her father
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Allman recently released "Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman," an elegantly written, heartfelt account of the legendary guitarist's life told by the daughter who lost him to a senseless motorcycle accident when she was just 2 years old. [...] Galadrielle - named by Duane after a "Lord of the Rings" character - combines a journalist's knack for probing with a poet' ...>>
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Best-sellers: May 4
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Published in 7-5-2014
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A writer who house-sits for wealthy clients may have witnessed a murder-suicide. With the dead man's brother, a painter, she seeks information from the world of art collectors; romance ensues. A painting smuggled out of the Metropolitan Museum of Art after a bombing becomes a boy's prize, guilt and burden. Detective Zach Jordan and his partner are called when the body of a wealthy wom ...>>
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Book events: May 5-10
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Author will discuss and sign "Writing God's Obituary," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore, 2421 Bissonnet; 713-523-0701 or brazosbookstore.com. Author will discuss and sign his books for kids, 5 p.m., Blue Willow Bookshop, 14532 Memorial; 281-497-8675 or bluewillowbookshop.com. Poet will discuss and sign a new collection, "Luminous Other," 7 p.m., Brazos Bookstore. Author will sign her romance novel ...>>
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Biography looks at Gandhi's early years
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Guha is brave - Gandhi is a subject of many biographies, and he was himself a prodigious writer, leaving voluminous correspondence and collected works. [...] Guha has re-created the past by connecting scattered dots, such as little-known letters written to Gandhi or newspaper accounts. Guha quotes Chhagan, a nephew of Gandhi stunned by the easy friendship Gandhi has with a Jewish man and his Chr ...>>
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Yates relay tradition to continue at state track
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Yates will send its 4x400-meter relay to the University Interscholastic League Class 3A State Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 11, at Mike A. Myers Stadium at the University of Texas in Austin. The Lions' most recent state appearance was in 2008, when sprinter Nicquel Thomas made it in the 200 and led Yates' 4x200 relay. Yates earned a coveted berth by placing second at t ...>>
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St. John's girls lacrosse team adds state title, earns elusive 'triple crown'
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Published in 7-5-2014
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The St. John's girls lacrosse team achieved an elusive "triple crown" with its resounding victory at the Texas Girls High School Lacrosse League State Tournament in Southlake. The Mavericks added a state title to the city and Southwest Preparatory Conference championships they claimed in recent weeks. "[...] we've never won city, SPC and state in the same season," said St. John's ...>>
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Young Reagan baseball team reaches goal with fourth straight playoff trip
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Published in 7-5-2014
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Reagan head baseball coach David Petty lowered the bar just a little after graduating most of the key contributors from a 2012 squad that claimed the District 21-4A championship. With eight of nine starting position players and its top two pitchers returning, Reagan will be among the favorites in 2014. Pizano was 4-5 on the mound with a 2.70 earned run average and 58 strikeouts in 491⁄3 inning ...>>
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With Lamar leading way, Houston ISD 7-on-7 football going strong
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Published in 7-5-2014
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The Lamar football team put the Houston Independent School District on center stage with a magical run to the Class 5A-Division I championship game last fall. Reagan head coach Stephen Dixon said the Bulldogs have already faced the Redskins in a recent impromptu tournament and was duly impressed. According to Reinecke, the league will feature a 15-game schedule, with teams guaranteed three games ...>>
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Biggio proud of St. Thomas' baseball season, consistency
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Published in 7-5-2014
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After winning consecutive titles in 2010 and 2011, the St. Thomas baseball team was determined to regain its TAPPS Class 5A state title this season. After falling to the Panthers in the finals a year ago, St. Thomas lost to St. Pius 5-1 in the semifinals last month as pitcher Kohl Stewart (Texas A&M) dominated on the mound. St. Thomas advanced to the TAPPS Class 5A State Tournament by knocking o ...>>
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St. Pius football changes focus in spring, pins title hopes on veteran defense
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Published in 7-5-2014
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St. Pius head football coach Blake Ware built his coaching career by developing intricate, high-scoring offenses. While St. Pius relied heavily on its passing attack featuring quarterback Kohl Stewart (Texas A&M) a year ago, Ware warned fans that the Panthers may look different in the fall. St. Pius coaches streamlined spring practice to nine days to accommodate the Panthers' recent appeara ...>>
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St. John's claims Athletic Directors' Cup again, maintains top status in SPC
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Published in 7-5-2014
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On the strength of SPC titles in Division I field hockey, girls cross country, girls lacrosse, girls track and field and Division I softball, St. John's was a runaway winner in the girls division. The Mavericks grabbed their sixth SPC crown during the 2012-13 school year in wrestling, which fueled a second-place showing in boys sports behind Dallas St. Mark's. While St. John's rep ...>>
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