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Odds and Bookends: February 12

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‘Mockingjay’ to Conclude the Hunger Games Trilogy Scholastic released the title and cover art for the third and final book in Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy. Mockingjay will be released on August 24, 2010 and will have 750,000 first printing.

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Conversations with Writers of Comedy

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Every month the Library of Congress hosts numerous events through The Center for the Book. Yesterday, a colleague and I were able to listen to Leonard Marcus, one of America’s most respected authorities on children’s literature, along with special guest

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Odds and Bookends: August 28

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Remembering Ted Kennedy, America’s Eulogist Vanity Fair’s Todd Purdum remembers Senator Ted Kennedy as America’s “unofficial eulogist laureate.” Frustrated Novelist Julia Child Finally Tops Bestseller List Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking debuts at number one on the

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