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New Harry Potter books to be released in October

LONDON, July 20 — The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in celebration of the 20th...

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Britain unveils Jane Austen bank note on anniversary

WINCHESTER, July 19 — The Bank of England yesterday unveiled a new bank note featuring Jane Austen to coincide with the author’s death 200 years ago after a campaign to include more women...

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Two new Harry Potter books set for release later this year

NEW YORK, July 19 — Two new Harry Potter tomes are set to be unleashed later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first book in the series Harry Potter and the...

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Children can borrow books on EasyJet’s ‘Flybraries’

LONDON, July 18 — EasyJet will be turning its UK fleet of airplanes into flying libraries this summer, in a campaign aimed at encouraging children to read more. Called “Flybraries,”...

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Marina Mahathir to speak at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival in October

UBUD, July 18 — Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir will be speaking at this year’s Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF). The author and activist will join more than 150 speakers from 30...

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