Jul 20, 2012 @ 0:13:00 pm
With 650 votes, the History News Network has crowned historian David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies “the least credible history book in print.” (It narrowly beat Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States by nine votes).
If you live in New York and are interested in the academic and the obscure, we advise you to check out Cabinet’s literary firesale. From their Facebook page: “Cabinet’s bookshelves are overflowing, and we are selling selected items from our extraordinary library. Our eclectic assortment includes academic tomes, art monographs, poetry collections, journal issues, political treatises, fiction, and more. Books will be priced in the $1-$3 range.”
The British government is launching an review into public library ebook lending in the wake of some publishers reluctance to let libraries lend their
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