Handwritten ‘Frankenstein’ manuscript getting limited-edition release

LONDON, Feb 22 — To mark the bicentennial of the publication of Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein, an independent publishing house is releasing a manuscript that comes from...

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Folk legend Richard Thompson penning memoir

NEW YORK, Feb 22 — British folk musician Richard Thompson, whom Rolling Stone has named one of the top 20 guitarists of all time, is writing a memoir of “musical discovery, personal...

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Quotes from Billy Graham’s autobiography

NEW YORK, Feb 21 — US evangelist Billy Graham died today at the age of 99. Selected quotes from his 1997 autobiography, Just As I Am: Graham was a 20-year-old college student taking a...

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New chapter: A landmark move for Greece’s national library

ATHENS, Feb 20 ― Wearing masks and gloves, specialised staff gingerly place their treasured cargo inside wheeled, shock-absorbing boxes for a historic trip to the other end of Athens in the...

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Gong Xi Buku to reignite love for books

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — KL Book City in its moves to encourage more Malaysians to read, has organised “Gong Xi Buku” in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration. Besides...

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