Denis Johnson, whose addiction shaped his writings, is dead

WASHINGTON, May 28 — American writer and playwright Denis Johnson, who drew on his struggles with drugs and alcohol to produce award-winning poetry and short-story collections, has died at...

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A book shrouded in mystery (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, May 27 — Ted-Ed’s latest video tackles what is perhaps the most mysterious book in the world, the Voynich manuscript. Stored in Yale’s Benicke Rare Book and Manuscript...

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Gold Star dad, Trump critic to publish children’s book

NEW YORK, May 27 ― The Pakistani American father of a soldier killed in Iraq who eviscerated Donald Trump during last year's election campaign will publish a children's book about the...

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Amazon opens first brick and mortar bookshop in New York (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, May 26 ― Online retail giant Amazon yesterday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books and letting customers...

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Comic books on the life of Lee Kuan Yew launched for kids

SINGAPORE, May 25 — The story of Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, will now be more accessible to children thanks to a launch of a two-part comic. It follows the success of the...

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