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Happy Bookseller coming to final chapter (The State)
Columbia will turn a page in its retail history when Happy Bookseller, the city?s most well-known independent bookstore, closes in October. Owners Andy and Carrie Graves mailed letters Thursday to loyal customers to announce their decision. With Books-A-Million and Barnes & Noble within a mile and increasing competition from online booksellers, the couple could not earn a living that would ...
Three Books program explores youth, choice, self-identity (Stanford Report)
Three very different explorations of self-identity were mailed to incoming Stanford students several weeks ago as part of this year's "Three Books" program. The authors will appear together Sept. 17 on a panel during New Student Orientation.
Fall books preview: These 10 titles are certain to be 'talkers' (USA Today)
Oprah Winfrey and book clubs across America get it: Certain books are "talkers." They make you think, react and want to chat up your friends about what you've just read. Here are 10 titles worth talking about this fall:
Student Picks (Indiana Statesman)
Movies: "I recommend 'There Will Be Blood,' with Daniel Day Lewis because it is an incredible representation of the oil industry in the California area in the turn of the century." -Andrew Borden Junior history and political science major Books: "I recommend 'Drama Queen,' because it's a great book.
ERC orders Meralco to open books for govt audit (ABS-CBNNEWS.com)
The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) on Thursday ordered the Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to open its books for a government audit. In a letter to Meralco dated Sept. 3, 2008, ERC chairwoman Zenaida Ducut ordered the utility firm to open its books to the Commission on Audit.
Editorial: A soldier�??s story (The Record)
American history books are filled with powerful stories of heroic men and women who shaped this nation. There are few personal narratives as compelling as John McCain?s.
Family history fair gives the curious chance to trace roots (Tooele Transcript-Bulletin)
County residents will again have the opportunity to put together the missing pieces in their family histories at the Tooele Valley Family History Fair at the end of September.
Ex-NSW premier Iemma quits politics (The West Australian)
Morris Iemma says he is quitting politics after resigning as premier of NSW earlier today. In his final speech as a politician, the outgoing premier said he never sought personal glory, perks or a place in the history books.
A history of home film-making (Guardian Unlimited)
A history of home film-making Related Stories Six of the best: laptop bags The Friday interview: Kevin Russell, chief executive of 3 Claire Armitstead reviews Sony's new ebook, the Reader Books: Slow start in the shops for Caxton's latest competitor Click to download: It's a bit of a Mux up
Fall books are tropical, escapist, businesslike (The Oklahoman)
NEW YORK ? Election years are supposedly off years for books, when we're all too busy following the news. Author-filmmaker-activist Michael Moore thinks we should even take a break from reading any of the fall releases, including his own, and get out there and work for our favorite (progressive) candidates. But publishers and booksellers are betting ? and praying ? that a combination of topical ...