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Lorrie Moore and Naomi Klein among nominees for National Book Critics Circle awards

Lorrie Moore and Naomi Klein among nominees for National Book Critics Circle awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Lorrie Moore, Naomi Klein and the Egyptian writer Ahmed Naji are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle awards.
Book Review: Iranian-born Kaveh Akbar pens an unforgettable portrait of the poet as a young man

Book Review: Iranian-born Kaveh Akbar pens an unforgettable portrait of the poet as a young man

A martyr is someone willing to die for a cause. It is a provocative title for any book, let alone one by an Iranian American author.
Works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction receive $10,000 "Science + Literature" awards

Works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction receive $10,000 "Science + Literature" awards

NEW YORK (AP) — A poetry collection, a coming-of-age novel and a history of deep sea exploration are unlikely to be found in the same section of your favorite bookstore.
Tom Steyer has written a guide to fighting climate change, 'Cheaper, Faster, Better'

Tom Steyer has written a guide to fighting climate change, 'Cheaper, Faster, Better'

NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire businessman-environmentalist Tom Steyer has a book out this spring that combines personal and professional stories for a guide on how to battle climate change .
Artist-dissident Ai Weiwei gets 'incorrect' during an appearance at The Town Hall in Manhattan

Artist-dissident Ai Weiwei gets 'incorrect' during an appearance at The Town Hall in Manhattan

NEW YORK (AP) — Ai Weiwei , the Chinese artist and dissident who believes it his job to be “incorrect,” was hard at work Tuesday night during an appearance at The Town Hall in Manhattan.

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Top Paid Books (US Bestseller List): 1. First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston (Penguin Publishing Group) 2. The Fury by Alex Michaelides (Celadon Books) 3. Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros (Entangled Publishing, LLC) 4.
Author Yuval Noah Harari has gathered a lot of information - about information

Author Yuval Noah Harari has gathered a lot of information - about information

NEW YORK (AP) — Million-selling author Yuval Noah Harari has another grand theme for his next book: Information. Harari's “Nexus: A Brief History of Information Networks from the Stone Age to AI” will be published Sept. 10 by Penguin Random House.

Dave Eggers' children's book 'The Eyes & the Impossible' wins prestigious Newbery Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Eggers is now an award-winning children’s author.
Roxanna Asgarian's 'We Were Once a Family' and Amanda Peters' 'The Berry Pickers' win library medals

Roxanna Asgarian's 'We Were Once a Family' and Amanda Peters' 'The Berry Pickers' win library medals

NEW YORK (AP) — In the childhood home of author Roxanna Asgarian, there were restrictions on how often the television could be on and which programs could be watched. Books were placed under a much looser set of rules.
Court upholds block on Texas law requiring school book vendors to provide sexual content ratings

Court upholds block on Texas law requiring school book vendors to provide sexual content ratings

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An order blocking the enforcement of a Texas law requiring vendors to evaluate and rate the sexual content of books they sell, or have sold, to schools has been upheld by a federal appeals court. The 5th U.S.
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