With restrictions now at their most lax since March 2020, many people are spending the last month of summer running all over the country, from clubs to gigs to weddings. However, if you're taking things slow this August (or you like to read on your party bus), we're here to inform you that this month has a whole new selection of captivating books to keep you entertained.
This month, the team is turning its attention to a host of new reads, exploring everything from shapeshifting women to war-torn countries. To take a peek at all the books we’re reading this August, click through the slideshow ahead...
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Liverpool's record league goal-scorer Roger Hunt has died aged 83, the club have announced. Hunt, who was also part of England's 1966 World Cup-winning team, scored an unrivalled 244 league goals for the Reds.
Oprah Winfrey’s new book club pick is Richard Powers' “Bewilderment,” his first novel since the Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Overstory" and already on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards. “My next selection is from one of our country’s greatest living writers, Richard Powers, who writes some of the most beautiful sentences I’ve ever read,” Winfrey said in a statement Tuesday. The 64-year-old Powers, whose other books include “Orfeo” and “The Echo Maker,” winner of the National Book Award in 2006, said in a statement that he was "honored and moved to be named an 'Oprah Book Club’ selection.”
ATLANTA, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX), a digital advertising platform, today announced the appointment of Chris Suh, corporate vice president and CFO, Cloud+ AI Group at Microsoft, to its Board of Directors and Audit Committee. Mr. Suh is a 25-year veteran at Microsoft. He was appointed to his current position as CFO of Microsoft’s strategically important Cloud+ AI business in 2018. Prior to that, he has held a number of leadership positions throughout the organiz
Christine Brown, Ph.D., of City of Hope will present at the First Annual Conference on CNS Clinical Trials Co-sponsored by SNO and ASCO and the AACR Virtual Special Conference: Brain CancerWORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mustang Bio, Inc. (“Mustang”) (NASDAQ: MBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on translating today’s medical breakthroughs in cell and gene therapies into potential cures for hematologic cancers, solid tumors and rare genetic diseases, tod
Joint Customer Comair Leverages Both Teraflow and HYCU To Drive Digital Transformation During PandemicBoston, Massachusetts and London, United Kingdom, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HYCU, Inc., a pioneering enterprise software company specializing in multi-cloud data backup and recovery as a service, and Teraflow, a global IT specialist in Cloud Migration and Machine Learning (ML), today announced Teraflow has joined the HYCU Cloud Services Provider Program. As a data engineering business,
Department of Women’s and Children’s Health to Work with Fluidigm on CyTOF Research Applications, Product DevelopmentSOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM), an innovative biotechnology tools provider with a vision to improve life through comprehensive health insight, today announced a collaboration agreement with the Karolinska Institutet for research applications and product development utilizing CyTOF® XT, the fourth-generation platfo
NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fortress Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIO) (“Fortress”), an innovative biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing or monetizing promising biopharmaceutical products and product candidates cost-effectively, today announced that Lindsay A. Rosenwald, M.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Benzinga Healthcare Small Cap Conference, scheduled to take place from September 29-30, 2021. De
Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- RJD Green Inc. (OTCPK: RJDG) announced that it had launched a new corporate website, https://rjdgreen.com, and social media platforms to keep shareholders and the investment community updated on the latest Company news and other related activities. The Company will utilize Twitter (https://twitter.com/IncRjd), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/rjd-green-inc-otc/), and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RJDGREENINCOR
Tectonic Metals Inc. (TECT: TSXV) (TETOF: OTCQB) (T15B: FSE) (the "Company" or "Tectonic") today announced the acquisition of the Flat Gold Project ("Flat"), an intrusion-hosted, bulk tonnage gold project located in southwestern Alaska, just 40km north of the Donlin Gold Project ("Donlin"), which is currently being advanced jointly by Barrick Gold Corporation (GOLD: NYSE; ABX: TSX) and NOVAGOLD Resources Inc. (NG: TSX; NG: NYSE American). Flat consists of 92,160 acres of Native-owned land belong
Kontrol Technologies Corp. (NEO:KNR) (OTCQB:KNRLF) (FSE:1K8) ("Kontrol" or the "Company"), a leader in smart building technologies, launched its innovative carbon credit monetization program designed to accelerate the transition to net zero emissions and to meet corporate sustainability mandates through its technology platform.
Delic Holdings Corp ("Delic" or the "Company") (CSE: DELC) (OTCQB: DELCF) (FRA: 6X0) (original source), the leading psychedelic wellness platform, today announced that two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom will headline Meet Delic on November 7. Odom's professional basketball career spanned 15 years, including seven as a forward with the Los Angeles Lakers, earning him NBA championships in 2009 and 2010. He joined LeBron James, Allen Iverson, Tim Duncan and Dwayne Wade as members of the gold-winning
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International Land Alliance, Inc. (OTCQB:ILAL), (“ILA” or the “Company”), an international land investment and development firm, today provided a corporate update on its property portfolio and business operations. Recent Company Highlights: Appointed Northern Baja California real estate veteran Frank Ingrande as President, concurrent with ILA’s minority interest acquisition in Rancho Costa Verde development.Executed 10 residential plot sa
CINCINNATI, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: PECO) (“PECO” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s largest owners and operators of omni-channel grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping centers, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) unanimously approved a 6% increase to the monthly distribution payable November 1, 2021 to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 15, 2021. The Board approved the distribution at a rate of
Transforms Coalition Network Security with Exportable, Certified Streaming CDSColumbia, MD, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Owl Cyber Defense Solutions (“Owl”),the leading market visionary in cross domain security, today announced that the company’s XD Guardian XML cross domain solution (CDS) with XML streaming and file content filtering pipeline, which is not subject to ITAR export controls, has completed Lab-Based Security Assessment (LBSA) testing, been added to the NCDSMO baseline, and ac
TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire -- There is no question that cryptocurrencies are overhauling the way people look at money, as well as how younger generations are participating in trading and investments. It was only a matter of time before crypto and political campaigning collided. It is no secret that most political contributions come from older demographics. But what if there was a way to spark the interest of the young crypto enthusiasts, potentially nonpolit
Toronto, ON, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Amfil Technologies (OTC: FUNN) is pleased to announce the opening of their newest Snakes & Lattes location in Guelph, Ontario on Friday, October 1, 2021 at 4pm. With the opening of the Guelph location, Snakes & Lattes continues to grow their footprint in North America as the oldest, largest, and best game cafes. This represents the second acquisition of an established cafe, and comes on the heels of opening Snakes & Lattes Tucso
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sustainable Green Team, Ltd. (OTC: SGTM) (“SGTM” or the “Company”), a leading provider of environmentally beneficial solutions, today announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, Mulch Manufacturing, Inc., has upgraded its Central Florida and Georgia facilities with advanced robotic, automated equipment which allows the Company to increase productivity output. The new equipment is one of the many improvements done prior to the slated upgrades for
Company announcementfor ROCKWOOL International A/SRelease no. 20 – 2021to Nasdaq Copenhagen 28 September 2021 Report on transactions of executives and related parties in ROCKWOOL International A/S shares ROCKWOOL International A/S has received and hereby provides notification pursuant to article 19 of regulation (EU) no. 596/2014 of the below transactions related to shares in ROCKWOOL International A/S made by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and/or persons closely related with th