Mark Haddon

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Name: Mark Haddon
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Literary fathers how much am I like King Lear or Mr Bennet?

Literary fathers tend to be heroic or dreadful – which ones do I most resemble? Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) with his son Billy in Kramer vs Kramer: 'The period I spent as a single father probably remains one of the most challenging periods of my ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Curious goings on are heading for The Lowry

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014 in Local LeisureA DINNER is being help to celebrate the north west premiere of an award-winning production.The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time tells the story of 15-year-old Christopher who has an extraordinary ... [Published Leigh Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Entities: Mark Haddon, Gaala, killing
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Flight of fancy in an Ikea wardrobe

This debut novel from Romain Puertolas was written on his mobile phone while working as a border guard. It tells the story of Ajatashatru, a fakir (a magical man), who lives in a remote village in India and needs a new bed of nails. He persuades his followers ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Over 900 Authors Sign Open Letter to Amazon

The letter, which was previously announced by Douglas Preston, the bestselling writer (long published by Hachette) who founded the group, is being paid for by a select group of the signers. Among the many signers are John Grisham, Anna Quindlen, George ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Getting your kids back in the reading habit

You know you were born in a different era when you look at wallpaper and think not so much of feature walls but of schoolbooks.But the ubiquitous schoolbook covering that had mums and kids performing clumsy acts of origami in the closing weeks of the ... [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, Coming to Broadway This Fall

The National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens , adapted from Mark Haddon 's best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott , will arrive on Broadway September ... [Published Broadway World - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

News story: Andrew Murrison writes Letter to an Unknown Soldier

Northern Ireland Minister, Dr Andrew Murrison MP has written his Letter to an Unknown Soldier in the run-up to the centenary of the start of the First World War on Monday 4 August.As well as being the newly appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State ... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Playhouse Notes: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will be Live in HD at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, Aug. 22, at 6 p.mDirect from the stage of London’s National Theatre, the award winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ... [Published Ridgefield Press - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Ethics of Disability Metaphors

From the teenage romance between an amputee and an oxygen-tank user in the box-office success  The Fault in Our Stars  to the conjoined sisters at the circus in the Kennedy Center’s  Side Show , representations of disability and difference are prominent ... [Published American Conservative - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

‘Fizz Boom READ’ Continues

Have you registered for the Yankton Community Library's summer reading program yet? If not, you still have time as our program runs throughout the month of July. Activities and reading plans are available for preschool children through adults. Every day ... [Published Press and Dakotan - Jun 27 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

Boom by Mark Haddon - review

This was a really good book by Mark Haddon and I found it very different to other adventure books. It could have been imagined in lots of different ways. This book was about a 12 year old boy who has a friend. But the boy's 16 year old sister lies to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 17 2014]
Entities: Mark Haddon, Violence
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

2014 O. Henry Prize Winners

Established in 1919, the prize is intended to “strengthen the art of the short story and to stimulate younger authors.”The 2014 O. Henry Prize winners:Allison Alsup, “Old Houses” (New Orleans Review)Chanelle Benz, “West of the Known” (The American Re ... [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 05 2014]
Entities: O. Henry, Review, Tin

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Literary fathers how much am I like King Lear o... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 15 2014]
Curious goings on are heading for The Lowry [Published Leigh Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Flight of fancy in an Ikea wardrobe [Published Falkirk Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Over 900 Authors Sign Open Letter to Amazon [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Aug 06 2014]
Getting your kids back in the reading habit [Published Irish Examiner - Aug 06 2014]
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE CURIOUS INCIDENT... [Published Broadway World - Aug 05 2014]
Read schoolgirl's heartfelt Letter to an Unknow... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Read Scottish Cabinet Secretary Michael Russell... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Send your Letter to an Unknown soldier before A... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
News story: Andrew Murrison writes Letter to an... [Published Department for Transport - Jul 31 2014]
Playhouse Notes: The Curious Incident of the Do... [Published Ridgefield Press - Jul 24 2014]
The Ethics of Disability Metaphors [Published American Conservative - Jul 24 2014]
The National Theatre could – and should – survi... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Jul 09 2014]
‘Fizz Boom READ’ Continues [Published Press and Dakotan - Jun 27 2014]
Boom by Mark Haddon - review [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 17 2014]
2014 O. Henry Prize Winners [Published PublishersWeekly.com - May 05 2014]
Win tickets to stage show [Published Retford Guardian - May 02 2014]
Why he writes [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
The Ban on Sending Books to Prisoners is Just P... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Mar 26 2014]
Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Don't stop prisoners receiving books, they're a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
World of Words: Ruth Hawe on her writing [Published Worthing Today - Jan 30 2014]
London shock after collapse [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Dec 21 2013]
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Why he writes [Published Prospero - The Economist - Apr 04 2014]
SIMON STEPHENS is a British playwright, the cheery creator of an impressive roster of gritty dramas such as "Punk Rock", "Port" and "Wastwater". He is probably best known for his stage adaptation of a novel by Mark Haddon, “The Curious Incident of ...
The Ban on Sending Books to Prisoners is Just P... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Mar 26 2014]
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation – Goethe I know I have developed a reputation for being as wet as a lettuce on prison reform, so no doubt what I am about to write will just burnish that reputation. When I heard that the ...
Hugh Muir's diary: The Wolf has a howler on Today [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Paul Wolfowitz, architect of the war in Iraq, is put out when discussing Europe's response to Putin • A tricky Today programme cameo by former US deputy defence secretary Paul Wolfowitz. The champion neocon pitches up to chide Europe for failing to ...
Don't stop prisoners receiving books, they're a... [Published Comment is free | guardian.co.uk - Mar 24 2014]
Books should be the right of every person in this country – especially in prisons, where reading can turn lives around In the way of these things, the decision to ban all prisoners from receiving books to read was put through by the justice secretary, ...
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