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  5 Historical Mysteries That Combine Real History With Whodunnit Historical mysteries are great reads both for fans of whodunnits as well as those who like to learn about different times and places. Delving into the motivations behind historical mysteries demonstrates how human nature has always been the same no matter where (or when) you live. These five books are … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-08-16By Ann Foster The Anatomy of the Book Ever wondered about the structure of the … Read More

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  9 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-08-15 Catch a Buzz With Two New Books About Bugs In “The Mosquito,” Timothy Winegard examines the history of man’s “deadliest predator.” In “Buzz, Sting, Bite,” Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson looks at how insects have shaped human civilization. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-08-15 The Truth About Koch Industries Christopher … Read More

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  Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for August 15th, 2019 Sponsored by Bookperk—daily bookish finds, fantastic deals, giveaways, and more. These deals were active as of this writing, but may expire soon, so get them while they’re hot! Today’s Featured Deals Whose Body? (The Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries Book 1) by Dorothy L. Sayers for $2.99. Get it here, or just click … Source: Book RiotPublished on 2019-08-15By Vanessa Diaz Female Crime Fighters in Fiction This list of fictional female crime fighters … Read More

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  Lucidworks: Where Are You on the Personalization Maturity Pyramid? “Most companies aren’t good at personalization,” admits Richard Isaac, digital commerce guru and CEO of RealDecoy, a valued Lucidworks partner. He should know. In his two decades at the helm of RealDecoy he has helped household brands like American Greetings, The post Where Are You on the Personalization Maturity Pyramid? … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-08-15By Diane Burley LITA: Become a LITA Emerging Leader LITA is still accepting applications through August … Read More

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  Obama Shares His Summer Reading List The former president recommended new books by Téa Obreht and Colson Whitehead, as well as well-known works by Hilary Mantel and Toni Morrison. … Source: The New York Times – BooksPublished on 2019-08-14 A Unique and Affecting Memoir Combines Grief and Mushrooms In “The Way Through the Woods,” Long Litt Woon writes about diving into an obsession with learning about the fungi, and how it helped her mourn for her husband and embrace … Read More

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