Books on Famine, Factories Vie for $75,000 History Prize

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Bookstore Partners With Police to Provide Books to Detainees

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New Brooklyn Public Library branch on the books

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Harvest ideas from three great gardening books

I’ve just packed my beach bag for a long-awaited vacation. In addition to the crucial sunscreen, visor, and water bottle, it also holds a...

Geneology-based books can be entertaining

How many times have you picked up a genealogy book and found it entertaining? They just aren’t usually the types of things that you would...

10 Digital Comic Books You Need to Read Right Now

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Rights Body and U.N. Say Eritrea Detains Ex-Minister Who Wrote Critical Books

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Revisit and Remember the Obama White House With These 11 Books

n these uncertain times, many of us look back on the Obama presidency and strive to relive and remember the years when he sat...

Instagram offers master class for future U.S. retail tycoons

It’s the first day of class at Instagram. Students check in at two security desks and sign nondisclosure agreements before heading up to the...

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These are the 10 black men in University of Cincinnati College of Medicine's first year class at their "White Coat Ceremony,"

After decades of effort, African-American enrollment in medical school still lags

WASHINGTON – Gabriel Felix is on track to graduate from Howard University's medical school in May. The 27-year-old from Rockland County, N.Y., has beaten the odds...