Sir Discworld series, was on hand in Wincanton, Somerset to unveil the street names inspired by his novels. Wincanton's link to Pratchett's fictional universe began in 2002 when the town was officially twinned with Ankh-Morpork, a Discworld city. Residents were asked to vote for their favourite road names from a list of fourteen provided by the author. Pratchett quipped: "Personally, I'd pay good money to live somewhere called Treacle Mine Road.", author of the bestselling Categories: Authors, Fun, SciFi & Fantasy
Physical assessment is the cornerstone of medicine, nursing and other health professions. A change in physical status is generally what brings a person to see a medical practitioner, and by examining the presenting symptom the practitioner can come up with some type of diagnosis, allowing treatment to be proposed. Further tests will likely be necessary to confirm suspicions, but the starting point of all diagnosis is a hands on assessment of the patient, along with a history of when the symptoms started, what makes them worse, better, and so on.Categories: Reviews
The shortlist of the 2009 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award has been announced.
The winner will be announced on June 11th.Categories: Awards
It's not often a movie trailer makes me this giddy. Where the Wild Things Are, based on the beloved children's book by and directed by , comes out this fall.
Winnipeg scholar Lord Selkirk: A Life. The book chronicles the life of Lord Selkirk (born Thomas Douglas), who led the Selkirk settlers to the Red River Settlement. In an interview with the Winnipeg Free Press, Bumsted said that Selkirk led a "fascinating life." "He started out his life as a scientist and a rationalist, and in his struggles with the North-West Company, he became a romantic adventurer." The administrators of the award said it was "exhaustively researched and masterfully written."has won this year's John Wesley Dafoe Prize for his book, Categories: Awards
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