A U-shaped home in upstate New York gets an L-shaped dining room and a T-shaped art gallery.
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Gun deaths are shaped by race in America. Whites are far more likely to shoot themselves, and African-Americans are far more likely to be shot by someone else.
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L.A. Times Festival of Books: Joyce Carol Oates, Carol Burnett, Lemony Snicket and Jamaica Kincaid are among the 500 authors appearing at this weekend's festival for readers of all ages.Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively"...
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The Salem-Keizer Education Foundation needs help sorting books to prepare for Read Across America Day.
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Arthur Goldschmidt, a Leipzig dealer in animal feed and an exporter to South America, was more passionate about books than business.
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New picture books celebrate the lives of extraordinary women, including Louisa May Alcott and Elizabeth Blackwell, America’s first female physician.
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T he fanciful rhymes of Dr. Seuss books read out loud could be heard in the halls of the Elizabeth Lee Black School at the Barber National Institute on Tuesday as volunteers shared books with students as part of the school's weeklong recognition of Read Across America and the celebration of Dr. Seuss' March 2 birthday.
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I happen to be a pushover for this stuff: books about writing, books about writers, books about reading, books about books, books about writers' favorite bookstores. I love them all, but I especially love books about the writing life that delve into writers' work habits and routines, and offer advice.
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In the digital age, we are burning books and going all digital. We might as well burn the schools along with the books. One might conclude that based on listening to Jeffrey J. Selingo, Editor at Large, Chronicle of...
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