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Hilary Mantel, winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction, poses with her prize shortly after the award ceremony in London Tuesday. Mantel, won the 50,000 British pounds (approximately $80,000) prize with her book Bring up the Bodies. Lefteris Pitarakis/AP hide caption

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A general view of the Radcliffe Camera building, part of the Bodleian Library, in Oxford, England. Along with the Vatican, the library is launching a project to digitally scan rare texts and put them online. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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