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London A-Z tops most stolen book list

The Times has a list of Britain’s most stolen books. Apparently, the most stolen book is the London A-Z. “I’ve been in bookselling for 20 years and the London A-Z is the most stolen book in the world,” says Patrick Neale, who worked at a Waterstone’s in London before setting up Jaffé & Neale bookshop […]

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Rare book leaf thief gets two years

Two years in the big house seems rather light for this rare book vandalizer? It probably will be one of those white collar prisons filled with dodgy accountants, executives from Enron and politicians who drink and drive. I imagine Farhad Hakimzadeh, an academic and publisher, won’t be given a prison library card. When investigators examined […]

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