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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian David Herbert Donald Dies

David Herbert Donald, historian of the Civil War and American South revered by peers for his expertise on Abraham Lincoln died of heart failure on Sunday, May 17.

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Andy Andrew’s The Noticer Gives Perspective

Bestselling author, Andy Andrews talks about his latest book, The Noticer and how the advice of an old man gave him hope and the inspiration to change when his life was at its bleakest.

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Ballard’s Final Book Shelved by HarperCollins

Publisher HarperCollins has decided to cancel the publication of J.G. Ballard’s final book after his death last week.

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Al Purdy’s Poet Hideaway in Danger

Unforgettable Canadian poet Al Purdy’s lakeside cottage and writer’s getaway is under threat. The Al Purdy A-Frame Trust has been created to help preserve it and its ties to the literary community. Read on to see how you can help.

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Arthur Rackham’s Illustrations

AbeBooks feature on one of the world’s greatest illustrators, Arthur Rackham.

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Eggs-ellent! Top 10 Egg Books

It’s that time of year when eggs are everywhere – chocolate eggs, dyed eggs, plastic eggs, jelly bean eggs … We can’t leave books out of the picture so here’s an eclectic Top 10 List of egg books.

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New York Public Library Digital Collection of Author Portraits

Collection of author images made available online by the New York Public Library.

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From Slavery to Freedom Author Dies at 94

U.S. historian, John Hope Franklin, considered one of the greatest chroniclers of the African-American experience, died Wednesday, March 25 at the age of 94.

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A Career in Getting Dumped

Franz Wisner tells of being dumped and his journey to find how the world views love.

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President Obama in the Running for British Book Awards

US President Barack Obama is in the running for two British book awards.

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