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Mark Zuckerberg picks second book

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his second book club pick for 2015: Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined” published in 2011. The book argues that looking back at human history, violence is on the … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Bone Season’ by Samantha Shannon

Dallastown resident and former Red Lion Area High School English teacher Rebecca Thiegs reviews “The Bone Season” by Samantha Shannon in this Oct. 22, 2013, post.

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Shrewsbury Twp. blogger Cara Achterberg begins online book club

Shrewsbury Township blogger Cara Achterberg will begin an online book club in May through her organic living blog “Kid Friendly Organic Life.”

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Would you pay to browse in a bookstore?

Charging customers to browse is one idea for struggling brick-and-mortar bookstores, but York County residents say they wouldn’t likely pay.

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Midtown Scholar begins book club for middle school students

Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg will offer a Middle School Book Club beginning 1 p.m. Jan. 12, 2013.

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Oprah’s effect on book clubs

With “The Oprah Winfrey Show” signing off today after 25 years, many are stepping back to see what kind of effect Oprah has had on American culture over the years — more specifically, on books and book clubs. Oprah began … Continue reading

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