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Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, long-time-serving New York Times book critic, dies at 84

Nov 08 2018: Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, a nationally influential literary critic for The New York Times for three decades, who wrote some 4,000 reviews and essays, mostly for the daily column Books of The Times, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 84.

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Jin Yong, literary giant of the Chinese-speaking world dies aged 94

Nov 07 2018: Jin Yong, a literary giant of the Chinese-speaking world whose fantastical epic novels inspired countless film, television and video game adaptations and were read by generations of ethnic Chinese, died on Oct. 30 in Hong Kong. He was 94.

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A Tribute to Todd H. Bol: A Little Free Library board member recalls what made the organization's founder tick

Nov 06 2018: ... For those of us lucky enough to know Todd, it was not only the adorable, customizable structures of the libraries that made him happy but it was something far bigger: community. For Todd, Little Free Libraries were places that strengthened community ties where they ...

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Booksellers protest Amazon affiliate AbeBooks

Nov 05 2018: Beginning today and lasting a week, more than 300 booksellers around the world are not selling titles on AbeBooks, the Amazon subsidiary that specializes in collectible and used books, to protest AbeBooks' decision to ban booksellers from several nations, including ...

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Hundreds form human chain to move thousands of books for a local bookstore

Nov 04 2018: The plea went out a few weeks ago from October Books in the port city of Southampton, England: “Care to lend a hand?”

Volunteers were needed to help the store move to a new location about 500 feet down the road--a move made possible by a fundraising campaign that ...

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B&N filing: Ex-CEO Parneros was harasser, bully, saboteur

Oct 31 2018: In a court filing in response to the August suit by former CEO Demos Parneros, who was suddenly fired without severance in July, Barnes & Noble alleges that Parneros was justifiably fired because he sexually harassed a female employee, bullied some executives and ...

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'Well-Read Black Girl' - Instagram, book club, and now book

Oct 26 2018: What started as Glory Edim's Instagram account has grown to a book club, a festival and now, a book, Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves.

Well-Read Black Girl started as an online community in 2015, when Edim launched an Instagram account...

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Evelyn Anthony, author of more than 50 novels, dies aged 92

Oct 24 2018: Evelyn Anthony, who wrote more than 50 novels, including The Tamarind Seed, which was turned into a hit film in 1974, has died aged 92.

She was an unlikely pioneering feminist. The daughter of a wealthy naval hero who married a director of an international mining ...

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