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Banned Books Week 2006: September 23-30

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John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird: these are just some of the great books that are frequently banned from schools and libraries. To raise awareness about the efforts of a few to keep the rest of us from enjoying [...]

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Scrapbooking 010101

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Trend alert! Earlier this week, we posted a review on SheFindsMom.com suggesting that busy parents ditch the “glitter or puffy paint” and use Blurb to make their baby book. Then today I stumbled across this article in the New York Times about how more and more scrapbookers are ditching the scissors and paper for the [...]

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Talking (and tagging) politics

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Categories. Tags. These are just some of the features we recently added to the Blurb Bookstore to make it easier for readers to find and buy your books. Apparently the New York Times is getting into the category act as well, adding to its growing stock of bestseller lists one exclusively devoted to political books. [...]

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Book of the Week is history

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No, we’re not ditching our Book of the Week blog entry — though as it’s late again, we wouldn’t blame you for suspecting as much. We have selected a history book as this week’s Book of the Week. The honor goes to “Henry C. Olney: 1886 Personal Diary, Monthly Accounts, and Memoranda” by Don Olney. [...]

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