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"Egypt, where cats are believed to have been first domesticated, is also where the relationship with bookstores can be traced." Jason Diamond on the true, untold history of bookstore cats: protecting books and withholding affection for centuries.
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As we prepare for the “changing of the guard” in the Whitehouse, this article provides us with a look at the way books have influenced our world..
Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him
nytimes.com Michiko Kakutani, our chief book critic, met with Mr. Obama to discuss the books and writers that have influenced his life and presidency.
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Ever pondered over the death of your favorite classic writers? In honor of Friday the 13th, here are the obituaries of Virginia Woolf, Jane Austen, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Emily Dickinson, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, and more.
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"Mr. Hemingway has always excelled in describing physical adventure and the emotional atmosphere of it." The 1952 New York Times review of Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea.