A woman looks at an oil portrait of Toni Morrison at the National Portrait Gallery. A self-portrait of sorts, Morrison's life of fiction drawn in words will be permanently kept at Princeton.
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October 20, 2014 The Nobel laureate taught at Princeton University for 17 years. Now, her papers — some 180 linear feet of them — are returning to be housed in the school's library. Also: a roundup of new releases.
Anne Sophie Parigot searches for books for her 3- and 6-year-old children at the New York Public Library bookstore in 2013.
April 11, 2014 Also: Chuck Palahniuk will edit a collection of tough-guy stories; Adrian Mole series author Sue Townsend dies.
Chuck Palahniuk rides the Paris subway on Sept. 29, 2006.
July 24, 2013 Also: James Lasdun on turning down Doris Lessing; Stephen Hawking's new memoir; why Barnes & Noble isn't dead yet.
Lady Bird Johnson and President Lyndon Johnson at an election rally in 1964.
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February 14, 2013 Also: The Knight Foundation apologizes; more bad news for Barnes & Noble; and discontinued candy heart slogans.
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