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Law Books For The Price Of Printing?
library w book Law students spend between $3,000 and $4,000 on books during law school. For those that borrow, add another $1,000 on the 10-year plan or $2,000 on the 20-year plan. While a drop in the bucket compared to tuition and living expenses, ...

Review: 'Seinfeldia,' on Why We Still Can't Escape 'Hello, Jerry'
Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is a former staffer at Entertainment Weekly, whose books include a history of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” In “Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything,” she delivers a solid history of the series, beginning ...

New statewide program provides “books for every baby”
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Thursday a state-wide program is being launched at Yale New Haven Hospital called “Books for Every Baby.” The program will provide the family of every newborn in our state with a book, as well as literacy guides. The initiative ...

Boy Uses Allowance To Buy Books For Local Jail: 'I've Never Seen a Kid With a Heart Like His'
“He said, 'When I'm thinking bad thoughts, I like to read, so I want to collect books for them,''' his mom told ABC News. Tyler has a relative who spent time in jail, she said. The child reasoned that “If they read, they don't have time to think about ...

Geoff Dyer: By the Book
The novelist, essayist, critic and author, most recently, of “White Sands” says reading William Finnegan's “Barbarian Days” made him realize his whole life has been pretty much a waste. “I suspected this anyway.” What books are currently on your night ...

12 Great Authors Pick Their Essential American Book
As vacationers pack their bags with summer reading, we asked 12 writers to answer the question: “What book by an American author should everyone read?” The list they gave us spans classics and brand-new releases, poetry and fiction, canon writers and ...

Summer books: the psychology behind a perfect beach read
I recently experienced the pure, immersive joy of finding a beach book perfectly suited for my vacation. At the beginning of four days on a secluded island, I dove into Leanne Shapton's memoir, Swimming Studies, and rarely came up for air. The book now ...

Books and coffee on a Kashmir island
Locals and tourists have been flocking to a new book shop-cum-cafe in a picture-perfect setting in Indian-administered Kashmir. Ringed by mountains and set on a tiny island in Dal Lake, which is often described as the "jewel of Srinagar", the book ...

From 'The BFG' to 'Matilda': How 5 Roald Dahl Books Landed on the Big Screen
Roald Dahl famously loathed all the movie adaptations of his books, including the 1971 classic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” starring Gene Wilder. So when the beloved author died in 1990, his widow Felicity (who goes by Liccy) was torn about ...

'Game of Thrones': How the Books Inspired the Finale's Killer Kids
Many of the books feature prologues and epilogues, and in every case, the perspective character dies by the chapter's conclusion … which is why readers knew Kevan Lannister (incinerated during the finale's wildfire explosion) was doomed from the ...

Books|Newly Released Books Include 'Chronicle of a Last Summer'
In her latest novel, Cathleen Schine takes on aging, dementia and grief, but more often than not she mines those themes for comedy. (The title borrows a phrase from Philip Larkin's poem “This Be the Verse.”) On the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the ...

Man Who Memorized 20 Books of Bible Reveals Tips
A man known for his ability to recite 20 books of the Bible from memory has released a study Bible that reveals his techniques. Tom Meyer, member of Wordsower International Ministries and a professor at Shasta Bible College in California, released last ...

Artistic Collection Of Tiny Shakespeare Books At Yale British Art Center
Albert began collecting miniature books — no more than 3 inches in height, width or thickness — decades ago, and after a while began concentrating on tiny volumes of Shakespeare's works. About 10 years ago, Albert donated many of his little books to ...

Go Ahead, Judge These Books by Their Covers
She's a graphic designer, founding editor of Design Observer, and a bona fide expert at judging books on their looks: Every year for the last half decade, she, Pentagram designer Michael Bierut, and a variety of guest judges have selected 50 of the ...

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