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April is National Poetry Month, “Inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996 ... held every April, is the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture.” The Academy also invites young people to participate in a special event.
Despite its plain, utilitarian design and basic functions (mainly stop, go and turn) Henry Ford’s Model T was the first automobile the average American could afford, and as more people became drivers, the romance with the car began. The steering wheel became a metaphor for independence: choosing one’s own path, one’s own itinerary and ultimately one’s own destiny, and the lure of the open road was irresistible.
¿Sabía usted que cada año aproximadamente 680 mil personas se hacen ciudadanos estadounidenses? Según el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de Estados Unidos (USCIS), éste es el número de inmigrantes provenientes de todo el mundo que se convierten en ciudadanos americanos en ceremonias de naturalización a través de los Estados Unidos cada año.
One week after being displaced atop the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Bestseller Lists, The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is back at number one on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction Li
Este fin de semana tendrá lugar un evento muy especial en la ciudad de Los Ángeles. El Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (Festival del libro) se llevará a cabo en el campus de la Universidad del Sur de California (USC). Desde 1996, este evento ha sido toda una tradición en nuestra ciudad.
The #1 and #2 books on both Los Angeles Times Hardcover Bestseller Lists switched places this week with All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr becoming the new number one on the Los Angeles Times Hardcover Fiction List and
A free screening of the film If Only Everyone
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 1:15 p. m.
Meeting Room A, Central Library
Picture a book that can gracefully endure the trials of the centuries – the water, the fire, the sword. What will this book be about? In what language will it be? There is an old legend about an artist-scribe who was being burned along with a precious manuscript. As the fire was consuming them both, his disciples asked, “What do you see?” And he replied, “The manuscript seems to be burning, yet the letters are flying away.”
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