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Books on Portuguese immigrants on displa...

The Hawaii Plantation Museum is hosting an event that could help residents learn more about their ancestors. Six volumes of books listing more than 22,000 Portuguese immigrants who immigrated to Hawaii from Sao Miguel and Madeira between 1878 and 1913 will be on display at the museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Kahealani […]

BOOKS: Secrets pile up in new thriller |...

All the lies begin to unravel when she takes the elevator to the 20th floor to meet her boss, Michael, for one of their all too frequent morning meetings. But Michael is dead, an apparent suicide, and Ellice, instead of calling for help, leaves. Michael is also her longtime lover. The problem, at least for […]

British Columbia allows weed stores to s...

VICTORIA – Private cannabis stores in British Columbia can now start stocking pot-themed clothing, books and other merchandise. The Department of Public Safety and the Solicitor General today announced that private pot stores can immediately begin selling ancillary items that have a clear connection to cannabis. The ministry says this includes books, clothing or artwork […]

US Libraries Report Spike in Organized A...

From calls in Virginia to burn “sexually explicit” books in a school library to a wave of protests against titles by authors ranging from Toni Morrison to Alison Bechdel, the American Library Association paints a picture of an unprecedented increase in authorizations. attempts to ban books from libraries – many of which he believes are […]

Technical leaders on books and the autho...

Jean d’Agneau | Digital vision | Getty Images The holidays are the occasion to recommend books, whether as a gift for others or for a holiday reading. Members of CNBC’s Technology Executive Council are leading efforts to transform their company’s products and services, enable an evolving hybrid workforce, and protect us from hackers, but we’ve […]

Book Interview: Christina Riggs | Times...

What kinds of books inspired you as a child?I devoured both fiction and non-fiction, thanks to the public library. I would have liked to know the title and the author of a biography of Marie-Antoinette, written for children, which I have consulted several times. It made history come alive – and something the girls were […]

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Books to break down barriers: Interlink ...

In the late 1970s, Michel Moushabeck came to the United States to study history at New York University, fleeing war-torn Beirut and the Lebanese Civil War. It was, he recalls, “quite an eye-opening experience,” and he says he “immediately embraced American values ​​like free speech and democracy.” But Moushabeck, the founder and publisher of Interlink […]

Baillie Gifford Prize Awarded to Empire ...

Patrick Radden Keefe’s investigation of the Sacklers, the dynasty whose company Purdue Pharma sold the painkiller OxyContin that allegedly fueled the opioid crisis in the United States, won the Baillie Gifford Prize of £ 50,000 for non- fiction. Keefe, who said he was subjected to surveillance and threats of legal action while writing Empire of […]

Stephanie Grisham says ‘paranoid’ Trump

Stephanie Grisham, then White House press secretary, and Donald Trump, then president. Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham appeared on CNN this weekend. She said Trump had organized off-book meetings, the content of which was unlikely to have been recorded. His comments come as the Jan. 6 commission seeks […]