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  • The nearly 150,000 inmates in Texas prisons are … prohibited from reading the pop-up edition of “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “The Color Purple” and the 1908 Sears, Roebuck catalog. The publications are among the 10,000 titles banned...

    • Posted December 8, 2017
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  • For you embroidery lovers

    This is a new niche in Kindle books. This is only one of about 15 available designs. Photos of the designs and detailed charts of the design are presented. With a smartphone or tablet you can zoom...

    • Posted September 2, 2017
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  • Director of Ukrainian Library in Moscow Receives Suspended Term – The New York Times

    The court ruled that Natalia G. Sharina purchased anti-Russian books and other materials and put them on the library’s shelves to help Ukrainian nationalists get a foothold in Moscow. Source: Director of Ukrainian Library in Moscow Receives...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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  • New B & N stores with beer and wine

    Barnes & Noble says it is opening four ‘concept’ stores in the next year that will feature restaurants with an expanded menu including beer and wine. First store will open in Eastchester, NY. Source: Barnes & Noble...

    • Posted June 25, 2016
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  • Top 10 Medieval Book Curses

    At the end of a Bible, written around the year 1172, the scribe added this statement: If anyone take away this book, let him die the death; let him be fried in a pan; let the falling sickness...

    • Posted December 14, 2015
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  • prices vs prices?

    Amazon dominates the UK ebook market just as it dominates the US ebook market, and is the second largest retailer of English-language ebooks in the world. However, indie authors are doing worse than in the US, possibly because their books...

    • Posted December 13, 2015
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  • Let’s not do this in the USA

    Since Donald Trump as a Presidential candidate apparently wants to devolve the United States into a Nazi-like country, tracking and harassing people of a non-Christian religion, I thought it would be a good time to tell you...

    • Posted November 22, 2015
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  • Amazon Opens a Real Bookstore?

    “No longer just a one-stop digital book shop available on a tablet or computer screen, Amazon Books now occupies a brick-and-mortar storefront next to a Banana Republic in Seattle’s University Village, in the same shopping center where...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Bram Stoker & Dracula

    “Who Was Dracula” is not really a book about Dracula, but instead is a well researched book about how Bram Stoker got the idea for his novel and where he found his supporting information (some of it...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Was Hitler a Junkie?

    Hitler on drugs? I had never considered that, but a new book has been published (unfortunately only in German) that details Hitler’s drug addiction and also drug use by his top advisors … and civilians and frontline soldiers...

    • Posted October 3, 2015
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