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Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Today's Jamaican launch of Olive Senior's first novel, Dancing Lessons, at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona marks a milestone in this award-winning Jamaican author's achievements.

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Title: Then Again Publishers: Random House Author: Diane Keaton In her revealing and perceptive memoir, actress Diane Keaton recalls the bittersweet love affair that's dominated her life.

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For too long I have wallowed

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Are you bold enough

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Who will cry for the children

Published:Sunday | December 11, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A prophet was angry with God

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Micro is a new, posthumous story from the late Michael Crichton, who died in 2008, and finished by Richard Preston, author of the non-fiction best-seller The Hot Zone. It's a thriller about a biotech company in Hawaii and a group of students who end up stranded and endangered in a rain forest.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Experts have reclassified a painting of an old man long thought to have been made by one of Rembrandt's students as having come from the hand of the Dutch master himself, after X-ray analysis revealed outlines of a self-portrait of the artist as a young man underneath.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

"Students island-wide who will be sitting the CXC/CSEC examinations, I implore you to make use of the opportunities being afforded. You owe this to yourselves to do your best and to deliver on your potential and on this tremendous investment being made by the National Commercial Bank."

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

We can see St Patrick's Cathedral from our window on the 32nd floor of the Waldorf Towers in the historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Park Avenue and 50th Street, mid-town Manhattan. Even better, Prime Minister Andrew Holness greets us at breakfast this morning as he prepares for a day of meetings, speeches...

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Harry Bosch tackles two tough cases in The Drop, another stellar effort from author Michael Connelly.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This anthology of short stories by students of grade 10 and 11 at St Mary High School, was compiled by head of the school's English department, Althea Tucker-Clarke.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Author Charles Finch is always at home in the 19th century, so he has no trouble developing his sea legs in his new Charles Lenox mystery, A Burial at Sea.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's always sounded like a joke in search of a punch line: Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr helped develop the technology that would make cellphones, Wi-Fi and GPS possible.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Prize-winning Jamaican writer, Olive Senior, will launch her first novel, Dancing Lessons, on Sunday, December 11 at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona campus.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Paul Mountain Primary School in St Catherine has been refurbished and expanded at a cost of more than $21 million, courtesy of Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF). The newly renovated compound was officially opened last week.

Published:Sunday | December 4, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The following is another in a series of articles prepared by the Jamaica China Friendship Association.

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Ruston, Louisiana, building industry may be taking a bit of a hit.

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

FORT SMITH, Arkansas (AP):About five years ago, while visiting his daughter in Japan, Bob Worley toured a silk museum where the exhibits opened with a mulberry tree, a web and a worm.

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP):Organisers say a miniature train museum will open in Greenville late next year...

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP):Jason Rounds isn't just a toymaker. He's the son of a toymaker, a second-generation, modern-day Geppetto, at 37 years old, inspired by his father, who was inspired by him.

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Who was Marcus Garvey?

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ah my friend, those where the days!

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

My days are so full, yet so empty

Published:Sunday | November 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I could have wished to be like the sun that brightens the day

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