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1960: Acquittal of Penguin Books in Lady Chatterley trial helps change nation's cultural landscape

Guardian – 2011-05-29

Here was a barrister asking human beings alive now, not the patriarchs of ancient Israel, whether this was a book they would like "their wives and servants" to readThe jury at the Old Bailey found...

Libraries vital for nation's happiness, says Archbishop

The Bookseller – 2011-04-26

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 15:48 The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticised library closures during his Easter Sermon, delivered at the weekend. read...

Canada is most Web-addicted nation: study

Reuters – 2010-12-30

TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Maybe it's all those Justin Bieber fans: Canadians log more time on the Web and social media, including Facebook and YouTube, than any other nation.

Nation Media Group of Kenya First-Half Profit Advances 53% as Sales Gain

Yahoo – 2010-08-02

Nation Media Group Ltd., East Africa’s largest media company, said first-half net income rose to 558.1 million shillings compared with 364.5 million shillings a year earlier.

Nation Media to Trade Stock in Tanzania and Uganda, Nation Says

Bloomberg – 2010-03-23

March 23 (Bloomberg) -- Nation Media Group Ltd. will list its shares on stock exchanges in Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda in addition to its current listing in Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper said,...

“The Plots Against the President: FDR, a Nation in Crisis, and the Rise of the American Right,” by Sally Denton

The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

Eighty years after his first inauguration, it is easy to forget that Franklin D. Roosevelt had political problems. His presidency seems so effortless: the 100 days, four electoral landslides, large...

South Africa: Drum Magazine Now Best-Selling Black Magazine in Nation

allAfrica – 2012-03-06

[Biz-Community] The latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) for the last quarter of 2011 have just come in and DRUM is on top! With its...

Poets of every nation head to London Poetry Parnassus

CBC – 2012-04-18

Karen Solie, a Toronto-based poet who won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2010 for Pigeon, is to represent Canada at a Poetry Parnassus being planned in conjunction with the London 2012 Olympics.

San Antonio Set to Open the Nation’s First Bookless Public Library

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-18

BiblioTech, the USA’s first book-less library, is set to open later this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The 4,989 sq-ft. library will offer 50 ereaders for loan, along with tablets and computers.

San Antonio plans one of the nation's first bookless libraries

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-01-21

The $1.5-million San Antonio library – which will have computers, tablets, and e-readers, but no paper books – will be like 'an Apple store.'

‘Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasures from the Nazis’ by Robert M. Edsel

The Washington Post – 2013-07-13

In 1914, shortly after Germany invaded neutral Belgium, the German authorities exacted revenge for the shooting of several of their soldiers on patrol in Louvain. They executed more than 200...

A nation unhinged: Dispatches from “the nightmare war”

Salon.com – 2013-08-13

Nick Turse's "Kill Anything That Moves" exposes the grisly atrocities committed by the US during the Vietnam War

“It is the nation’s time”: How women won the vote

Salon.com – 2013-08-18

The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's battle for suffrage, and how even then, the GOP tried to divide women, blacks

A nation of truthers

Salon.com – 2013-08-19

A new history of political paranoia argues that it's a fundmental part of our national character

Fed's Beige Book reports moderate growth in most of nation

Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-05

WASHINGTON -- The economy grew at a moderate pace in most of the nation this summer as consumer spending rose and the housing recovery continued, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its periodic...

Five-year 'most favoured nation' ban for Apple

The Bookseller – 2013-09-06

A US federal judge has forbidden Apple from enforcing most favoured nation clauses in its...

One Year Reading a Book from Every Nation in the World

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-27

The UK's Ann Morgan discusses the challenges and surprises of spending a year reading a book from each of the globe’s 196 independent countries.

DEG ranks among nation's top growing employers

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2013-10-08

Overland Park-based DEG is part of a small class of companies that have significantly grown in terms of employment during the past five years. The Build 100 is a new index of 100 companies Inc....

Iceland: A Nation of Readers. And Writers

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-25

The cold and dark means that Icelander's have plenty of time indoors to read and write, as one in 10 Icelanders will publish a book in their lifetime.

Harry Potter is 'nation's favourite'

BBC – 2013-11-25

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is named the 'nation's favourite' children's book in a vote by reading charity Booktrust.

First Nation Communities Read Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Book Award Announcement

CNW – 2013-11-28

TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - First Nation Communities Read, in partnership with Periodical Marketers of Canada (PMC), announced the inauguration of a significant new book award, the Aboriginal...

Watch: Gunfighter Nation

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-16

Previously published on BillMoyers.com Cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin has spent his adult life studying the violence that has swirled through American history and taken root deep...

Watch: Incarceration Nation

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-24

Previously published on BillMoyers.com There are more African Americans under correctional control today -- in prison or jail, on probation or parole -- than were enslaved in 1850, a decade...

Here Are The Most Popular Books Of 2013 From The Nation's Top-Ranked Library

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-01

Gillian Flynn is a hit among readers from the nation's top-ranked library. The Chicago Public Library -- which recently ranked first among all of the urban public library systems in the U.S. ...

Authors Guild Teams With Indies for Booktalk Nation

Publishers Weekly – 2012-11-28

Through a partnership with independent bookstores, the Authors Guild has created a program called Booktalk Nation, which will feature phone talks with various authors.

How The Creator Of NYC's Hated Subway Map Redesigned Our Nation's Parks

Fast Company – 2014-03-17

With a simple black bar and some Helvetica type, Massimo Vignelli showed just how important great design is, even to seemingly boring government agencies.The mission of the National Park Service...

Giovanni's Room, Reportedly Nation's Oldest LGBT Bookstore, To Close In May

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-29

Giovanni's Room, which is believed to be the nation's oldest surviving bookstore catering to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, is set to close next month. The future of...

Pharrell Williams apologizes for wearing First Nation headdress

CBC – 2014-06-04

Musician and style icon Pharrell Williams is known for his outrageous get-ups but fans say he's gone too far after wearing a traditional First Nation headdress on a fashion magazine cover.

Uzodinma Iweala’s novel 'Beasts of No Nation' will reportedly be adapted as a film

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-09

'True Detective' helmer Cary Fukunaga is said to be on board to direct with actor Idris Elba expected to star in the film.

Message sent on behalf of Chief Bryce Williams, Tsawwassen First Nation

CNW – 2014-08-02

TSAWWASSEN, BC, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Dear Editor, In an article published on August 1st regarding salaries for Chief and Councillors of Indian Act First Nations, the Vancouver Sun stated that "F...

New Editorial Director for Nation Books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-02

Starting today, Alessandra Bastagli has joined Nation Books as its new editorial director.

Quinn: A nation of streamers, not owners

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-11-03

Even though we are buying less, music, books and film matter even more.

Book review: ‘The Birth of a Nation,’ the racial debate over the film, by Dick Lehr

The Washington Post – 2014-12-20

No red-blooded American of today would favor censoring works of art. But while reading Dick Lehr’s fascinating new book, “The Birth of a Nation,” you may find yourself rooting for just that, in...

2014′s best of the literary Web: From “Mansplanation Nation” to “The Original ‘Gone Girl’”

Salon.com – 2014-12-26

A roundup of the most stylish writing and freshest ideas I read on the Internet in 2014

The stubborn myth of the Christian country: Why the U.S. has always been “one nation, under gods”

Salon.com – 2015-02-03

A historian challenges conservative claims that the U.S. has a single religious heritage

The Nation Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Oversize Issue Featuring Einstein, Chomsky, Steinbeck

The Huffington Post – 2015-03-23

Drafted on July 8, 1865, and distributed to potential donors and subscribers, The Nation’s founding prospectus reads, “The week has been singularly barren of exciting events.” It’s an...

How The Nation Is Facing The New Era Of Journalism

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-07

Victor Navasky -- The Nation’s editor for 18 years, publisher for 10, and now publisher emeritus -- has a saying about the magazine: “What’s good for the nation is bad for The Nation.”...

“One nation under God”? Not when it comes to distributing Gideon Bibles to public schools

Salon.com – 2015-04-04

Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms? No problem. But public schools were another story, as the Gideon salesmen discovered

CBS, You Already Have a Very Smart, Experienced, Talented Person to Replace Bob Schieffer at Face the Nation

The Huffington Post – 2015-04-12

Besides the fact that it is about time a woman took the helm at one of these Sunday morning shows that are hosted by men (women are more than 50% of the population!!), CBS has the perfect person...

“Pagan statism”: The frightening corporate/Christian alliance that invented “In God We Trust” and “One Nation Under God”

Salon.com – 2015-04-25

We think of One Nation Under God as a phrase dating back to our founding. The real history is newer -- and scarier

I managed a Washington, D.C., brothel: sex secrets from the nation’s capital

Salon.com – 2015-06-01

I called myself Madam Mike but the escorts rolled their eyes. You'd be surprised by what a usual day was like

Foreclosed nation: Wall Street, the dispossessed & the quality of American democracy

Salon.com – 2015-06-01

If those affected by foreclosure were a voting bloc, we'd treat the crisis as the ongoing emergency that it is

Cokie Roberts highlights the Civil War-era women who held the nation together

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-06-04

Cokie Robert's new book 'Capital Dames' unearths the important and unique role of women during the US Civil War.

Nation of Islam opposes California vaccine mandate bill

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

With a leader of the Nation of Islam warning African American lawmakers of political repercussions if they support a California bill mandating vaccines, a coalition of other black organizations on...

When Britain Was Amazon…On Most Favored Nation Status

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-22

The EC's anti-trust investigation of Amazon has focused on 'most favored nation' (MFN) status, offering a curious echo of history, writes Roger Tagholm. The post When Britain Was Amazon…On Most...

President Obama Leads the Nation in "Amazing Grace"

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-30

President Barack Obama concluded a powerful eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, South Carolina by leading congregants in the song Amazing Grace. Reverend Pinckney was one of nine...

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new vaccination law, one of nation's toughest

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01

Adopting one of the most far-reaching vaccination laws in the nation, California on Tuesday barred religious and other personal-belief exemptions for schoolchildren, a move that could affect tens of...

Secrets of “Virgin Nation”: True Love Waits, Silver Ring Thing, and the real story of how evangelicals linked purity to America’s salvation

Salon.com – 2015-06-29

The amazing live performances and films that have talked generations of teens into waiting for marriage

State issues toughest-in-the-nation fracking rules

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-02

State officials on Wednesday formally adopted new rules governing hydraulic fracturing in California, setting in motion some of the toughest guidelines in the nation for the controversial oil...

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