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On Tom Bartlett's blog, Minor Tweaks, nestled among delightful non-sequitur features that include letters to consumer products (they, or rather their representatives, answer), dead celebrity iTunes playlists, and cheese reviews, is a send-up of James ... Read More »

January 10, 2006 | Filed under: Book news

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Men robbing banks with pitchforks; pythons eating cats, turkeys, and alligators; and police handcuffing kindergarten-aged kids: according to three recent books, all this and more goes down in Florida."I'm already putting together a file for ... Read More »

January 4, 2006 | Filed under: Book news

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In his latest Geist column, author Stephen Henighan -- who also teaches at the University of Guelph -- discusses his frustration with having to use an American textbook for his basic-Spanish-language course."I wasn't surprised by ... Read More »

December 1, 2005 | Filed under: Book news

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Amidst the constant presence in the news of library scanning projects and lawsuits for copyright infringement, Matthew Battles, an editor of the Harvard Library Bulletin, reiterates in an article for The Boston Globe the importance ... Read More »

November 2, 2005 | Filed under: Book news