Interview about 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature
After the announcement, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, told senior editor Simon Frantz that Mario Vargas Llosa is one of the great Latin American storytellers - a master of dialogue who has been searching for the elusive concept known as the total novel, and who believes in the power of fiction to improve the world.
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Banks in Asia may weather global financial crisis
Banks operating in Asia should come out of the global financial crisis relatively unscathed compared to their counterparts in the US and Europe, given their more conservative lending activities and stronger balance sheets, bankers and financial experts said at a recent Bloomberg Leadership Forum held in Singapore.
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What I Was By Meg Rosoff
Meg Rosoff debut novel How I Live Now was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, winner of the Michael L. Printz Award, shortlisted for a Costa Award and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Her second novel, Just In Case, won the 2007 CILIP Carnegie Medal and was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. In this video we speak to her about her book What I Was, in which she recreates with uncanny exactness the passions of youth.
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Interview With Author Meg Rosoff
Meg Rosoff had three or four careers in publishing and advertising
before she started writing in her forties. She is the author of How I
Live Now , Just In Case and What I Was. All of which have earned her numerous prizes including the highest American and British honors for YA fiction: the Michael L. Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal. In this video we had the opportunity to interview Rosoff about her writing and things the things that inspire her.

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Everything you Need to Know About Non-fiction
Grade 1 students compare and contrast non-fiction books and fiction. The students show a variety of non-fiction books. The second part of the video is about the parts of a non-fiction books.  Students show examples of captions, sections, index, table of contents, and glossary. The third part of the video gives tips for reading a non-fiction books. Camera and sound are average. (4:16)
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1.6.1 Introduction

The process of keeping up-to-date in your chosen subject area is useful for your studies and afterwards, for your own personal satisfaction, or perhaps in your career as part of your continuing professional development.

There are a great many tools available that make it quite easy to keep yourself up to date. You can set them up so that the information comes to you, rather than you having to go out on the web looking for it. Over the next few pages, you will be experimenting with some
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Is Energy Independence on the Horizon?
Bernard Weinstein, an economist and associate director of SMU's Maguire Energy Institute, talks about America becoming energy independent, which would help the economy and mean more jobs. He says the future looks bright.
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Depiction of Terrorism in Film and Television: Professor Roberta Pearson
  Professor Roberta Pearson

In this podcast, Professor Roberta Pearson from the School of American and Canadian Studies, discusses the fictional representation of terrorism in modern day television programmes and why more and more people are using fiction instead of the news to inform their opinions of world events.

Professor Pearson considers the frequent engagement of modern audienc
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The Brave New World of Sovereign Wealth Funds
Sovereign wealth funds, the large investment funds supported by governments, are mostly a positive economic force that can provide a shot in the arm to the companies -- and countries -- they invest in. They are also a stabilizing force for the nation where the investment originates. Those are some of the main takeaways from a new Wharton study, "The Brave New World of Sovereign Wealth Funds." In this interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Wharton management professor Mauro F. Guillén, who helped to
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Introduction to Molecular Virology

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Ed Rybicki