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BOOK BIZ — Hard questions about humanity set against the Holocaust


Writer and conservationist Peter Matthiessen’s last book, In Paradise, was published just a few days after his death in April 2014. He was known for writing both fiction and nonfiction, and for being the only writer ever to win National Book Awards for both. However, Matthiessen himself believed that he was primarily a fiction writer at heart, so it’s fitting ...

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Arrival of Hollywood Rentals seen as 'game changer' for Mississippi film industry

Mississippi’s place on the movie-making map just got substantially bigger with an announcement that one of the nation’s largest independent lighting and grip rentals companies will set up shop at Canton’s Mississippi Film Studios. The expansion of Hollywood Rentals into Mississippi ensures that feature film makers, television producers and others in the visual arts industry will have a single source ...

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BOOK BIZ — A stroke victim lives to analyze and tell her inspiring story

By LouAnn Lofton Imagine you’re a Harvard-trained neuroscientist, having spent years researching how our brains work and studying what can go awry with them. You’ve built a very fulfilling and fruitful career — and life — along the way. Now, you wake up one morning at the age of 37, and over the course of four critical hours, realize that you ...

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HOW spotlights MSU

STARKVILLE — In a major feature in its July/August issue, HOW, a Cincinnati, Ohio-based international publication, profiles MSU as a “hidden gem” and one of three top-tier “off-the-radar” design programs bringing students into the national spotlight. Temple and Portland State universities also are featured institutions at which the students and faculty “are every bit as talented as their rivals at ...

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