Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks at a 2009 event in New York unveiling a new version of the Amazon Kindle.
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December 5, 2013 Also: Queer theorist José Esteban Muñoz has died; Norway is digitizing books written in Norwegian; Gary Shteyngart spices up 19th century British literature.
Parliament member Stella Creasy (second from right) and activist Caroline Criado-Perez (right) pose with a mock-up of the new 10-pound banknote featuring Jane Austen.
July 30, 2013 Also: Gary Shteyngart tests out Google Glass; Fifty Shades of Grey and the rise in handcuff accidents.
Writer and poet Maya Angelou attends her 82nd birthday party in Winston-Salem, N.C.
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April 25, 2013 Also: Sexism on Wikipedia?; a defense of Oprah's Book Club; and Gary Shteyngart is coming out with a memoir next year.
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