Why Bridgerton author Julia Quinn wants people to have ‘trouble’ deciding whether the books or the show is better

Why Bridgerton author Julia Quinn wants people to have ‘trouble’ deciding whether the books or the show is better

After the second season appeared on Netflix in Marchit became obvious that Bridgerton fever is still very much on us (with many) enjoying Bridgerton Season 2 more than the first season† The final season has continued the drama’s record-breaking ways, even with all those complaints that there is not enough Bridgerton fuck in season 2† … Read more

Maine Gardener: A new book helps gardeners choose plants for the benefit of wildlife and, by extension, us

Maine Gardener: A new book helps gardeners choose plants for the benefit of wildlife and, by extension, us

Interest in native plants is increasing rapidly among gardeners. Sales have increased by as much as 30 percent at regular nurseries, as well as at nurseries specializing in native plants and through groups like Maine Audubon, which sell native plants every year. The soon to be published “Northeast Native Plant Primer” is designed to promote … Read more

Neal Adams, influential comic book artist, dead at age 80

Neal Adams, influential comic book artist, dead at age 80

Neal Adams in 1979. Photo: Jones/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Neal Adams, influential comic book artist and advocate for creators’ rights, has died at the age of 80, Deadline reports. According to his daughter-in-law Saori Adams, he died on April 28. Adams worked on a wide variety of iconic superhero characters, including DC’s Batman and Joker … Read more

Oxford University Press pulp ‘no longer appropriate’ Biff, Chip and Kipper book | Books

Oxford University Press pulp ‘no longer appropriate’ Biff, Chip and Kipper book |  Books

One of the books in the popular Biff, Chip and Kipper children’s series has been withdrawn from sale, and all remaining copies have been pulverized by its publisher, Oxford University Press, following complaints that it was Islamophobic. Written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta, the series consists of over 220 stories. The books … Read more

Newly published, from Whitney Houston to bioluminescent fish

Newly published, from Whitney Houston to bioluminescent fish

NON-CONFORMERS: a new history of self-taught artists, by Lisa Slominsky. (Yale University, $45.) For centuries, the label “self-taught” has been used as a “blunt definition for not having a formal academic education,” writes the London curator. Featuring William Edmondson, Bill Traylor, Aloïse Corbaz and more, this book highlights marginalized artists. YOUNG WHITNEY: Stories and Photos, … Read more

Prehistoric women were hunters and artists as well as mothers, book reveals | Archaeology

Prehistoric women were hunters and artists as well as mothers, book reveals |  Archaeology

From academic works supporting women to hunter-gatherer men, to Raquel Welch’s portrayal of a bikini-clad cave woman in the 1966 film One Million Years BC, the Stone Age gender division is firmly entrenched in the public consciousness. While men walked out to impale woolly mammoths, women, as mothers or exploited objects of male desire, sheltered … Read more

NC father and son fishing duo are writing a book about their travels :: WRAL.com

NC father and son fishing duo are writing a book about their travels :: WRAL.com

Xavier Zsarmani and his son said they enjoy fishing together because they find it relaxing and soothing. The 6-year-old from Troutman read the book they wrote together, “How to Catch a Bully Fish” to WCNC Charlotte’s Larry Sprinkle on a recent visit. Show transcript mhm You already know Andy and Opie from the Andy Griffith … Read more