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Whodunit in the library: Someone keeps hiding the anti-Trump books

Nov 10 2019: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho — From her office next to the public computer terminals, Bette Ammon finds herself peering through a window to watch patrons moving through the Coeur d’Alene library’s nonfiction stacks.

Someone has been hiding books lately — specifically, those ...

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What should win the 2019 Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year?

Nov 08 2019: Voting for the annual Diagram Prize is now open. The tongue in cheek prize goes to “the oddest title of the year, not necessarily the funniest, particularly not one that is intentionally funny.”

This year's contenders are:

  • The Dirt Hole and its Variations
  • ...

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Public libraries respond to the opioid crisis with their communities

Nov 08 2019: An ongoing study based on eight public libraries around the USA, titled “Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with their Communities” highlights how public librarians are saving lives. For example, some libraries are stocking naloxone and providing training in ...

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"The Mueller Report" graphic book and series

Nov 08 2019: On Dec 3, the The Washington Post will publish a graphic version of "The Mueller Report," and the first section of a six-part digital series.

According to the Post, the book is written and designed by The Washington Post and illustrated by artist Jan Feindt, and ...

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As boycotts mount, Macmillan CEO defends library e-book embargo

Nov 07 2019: In a meeting with state librarians, Macmillan CEO John Sargent expressed confidence that delaying access to new release e-books in libraries would boost the publisher's revenues, despite a growing list of libraries pledging to spend their money elsewhere.

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Penguin Random House to acquire complete works of Eric Carle

Nov 06 2019: Penguin Young Readers is acquiring Eric Carle LLC, the asset holder of the IP rights for beloved picture-book creator Eric Carle, whose books have sold more than 145 million copies worldwide.

The deal—which includes the global publishing rights to Carle’s more than ...

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Explore the list of 100 novels that shaped our world

Nov 06 2019: A list of the most inspiring novels chosen by a panel of experts has been revealed by BBC Arts.

Modern works such as Bridget Jones's Diary and His Dark Materials made the cut along with classics like Pride & Prejudice and Middlemarch.

Writers, curators and critics...

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Jailed Turkish author Ahmet Altan freed after three years

Nov 06 2019: The jailed Turkish author Ahmet Altan, whose detention was condemned by 38 Nobel laureates, has been released from prison after more than three years behind bars.

The 69-year-old was arrested in 2016 with his brother, the economist and journalist Mehmet Altan, on ...

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