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Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor's staff prodded colleges and libraries to buy her books

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor's staff prodded colleges and libraries to buy her books

WASHINGTON (AP) — For colleges and libraries seeking a boldfaced name for a guest lecturer, few come bigger than Sonia Sotomayor, the Supreme Court justice who rose from poverty in the Bronx to the nation’s highest court.

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Top Paid Books (US Bestseller List): 1. Too Late by Colleen Hoover - 9781538756614 - (Grand Central Publishing) 2. The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316259385 - (Little, Brown and Company) 3.
Review: 'Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS' gives singular access to the world’s biggest band

Review: 'Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS' gives singular access to the world’s biggest band

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS” by Myeongseok Kang and BTS (Flatiron Books) Like most releases from the world’s biggest band, the debut memoir from the seven-member K-pop group BTS , “Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of B
Book Review: John McPhee delivers a lovely ‘reminiscence montage' in ’Tabula Rasa'

Book Review: John McPhee delivers a lovely ‘reminiscence montage' in ’Tabula Rasa'

“Tabula Rasa, Volume 1” by John McPhee (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) What do you do when your writing career lasts seven decades but you haven’t said everything you once thought about saying? If you’re John McPhee, you crack open your notebooks and giv
Book Review: 'In a Flight of Starlings' offers a glimpse into scientific discovery

Book Review: 'In a Flight of Starlings' offers a glimpse into scientific discovery

“In a Flight of Starlings: The Wonders of Complex Systems” by Giorgio Parisi (Penguin Press) It's a safe assumption that the average person on the street has never heard of spin glass and couldn't explain what it is.
Book Review: A fast-paced, tension-laden plot at heart of Reed Farrel Coleman's 'Sleepless City'

Book Review: A fast-paced, tension-laden plot at heart of Reed Farrel Coleman's 'Sleepless City'

“Sleepless City,” by Reed Farrel Coleman (Blackstone) Nick Ryan, the protagonist in a new series by veteran crime novelist Reed Farrel Coleman, begins his fictional life with a lot of baggage.
John Warren, ex-South Carolina GOP gubernatorial candidate, details leadership lessons in new book

John Warren, ex-South Carolina GOP gubernatorial candidate, details leadership lessons in new book

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — John Warren — the multimillionaire businessman who forced South Carolina Gov.
Extremely overdue book returned to Massachusetts library 119 years later

Extremely overdue book returned to Massachusetts library 119 years later

BOSTON (AP) — On Feb. 14, 1904, someone curious about the emerging possibilities of a key force of nature checked out James Clerk Maxwell's “An Elementary Treatise on Electricity” from the New Bedford Free Public Library.
Kirk Howard, founder of publishing house Dundurn Press, dies at 80

Kirk Howard, founder of publishing house Dundurn Press, dies at 80

TORONTO — Kirk Howard, founder of the quintessentially Canadian publishing house Dundurn Press, has died. The publisher confirms Howard died on June 30 at age 80.

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Top Paid Books (US Bestseller List): 1. Too Late by Colleen Hoover - 9781538756614 - (Grand Central Publishing) 2. The Five-Star Weekend by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316259385 - (Little, Brown and Company) 3.
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