December 12, 2017
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  • 10/06/2012 | Argentina

    'Solving problems of the 21st century with a 19th century textbook is impossible,’ CFK

    The bill unifying the Civil and Commercial codes, which now includes new provisions regarding marriage, divorce, adoption, in vitro fertilization and trade partnerships recently entered the Upper House, where after several weeks of committee evaluations, it will be voted on the Senate floor.

  • 13/09/2012 | Argentina

    City claims National Gov't intends to move Int'l Book Fair to Tecnópolis

    Besides the subways, the transfer of funds, public hospital security and the Demarchi island, there may be a new conflict brewing between the National and City governments, this time involving the International Book Fair.

  • 21/10/2014 | World

    Swiss Guard publishes popes' favourite recipes

    A young chef with the Vatican City's Swiss Guard has launched a new book which contains the favourite recipes of various pontiffs, including the Argentine delicacy Dulce de Leche and the Polish dish Pierogi.

  • 20/01/2015 | World

    Diary written by GTMO prisoner launched in London

    By Nadia Nasanovsky

  • 29/08/2012 | World

    Navy SEAL's book gives different account of bin Laden death

    A US Navy SEAL who has authored a first-hand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden says the al Qaeda leader was shot in the head as he peeked from a bedroom door, an account that diverges from the Obama administration's original description of the incident.

  • 06/05/2013 | World

    Signed Muhammad Ali rarities to hit US auction block

    Memorabilia from boxing champion Muhammad Ali's rise to sporting and cultural prominence, including a signed training robe and amateur boxing trophy, are expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars in Los Angeles auction.

  • 14/10/2013 | World

    New book raises doubts about 1979 Kennedy assassination probe

    A new book raises doubts about a 1979 congressional probe that concluded President John F. Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago was the result of an undefined conspiracy.

  • 06/02/2012 | World

    Former intern reveals 18-month affair with JFK

    A former White House intern is speaking out about an 18-month affair she had with US President John F. Kennedy while he was in office, revealing intimate details in a new book to be published on Wednesday.

  • 25/04/2012 | World

    Hitler's Mein Kampf may return to Bavarian schools

    The German state of Bavaria is considering publishing a book with excerpts from Hitler's "Mein Kampf" for use in schools after its legal power to ban the book expires in 2016.

  • 14/05/2012 | World

    Holocaust novel wins British foreign fiction prize

    The tale of an 11-year-old boy hidden from the Nazis by a prostitute has won a fiction prize which celebrates writing translated into English.

  • 21/12/2010 | World

    UK paper: Wikileaks' Assange to publish memoirs

    Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has sold his memoirs to two publishing houses and is expected to have a manuscript ready in March, Britain's Guardian newspaper reported.

  • 30/11/2011 | World

    Strauss-Kahn opens up in new book

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was "consensual but stupid" and cost him his chance to be the next French president, according to a biography to be published on Thursday.

  • 01/12/2011 | World

    Strauss-Kahn opens up in new book

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn says his sexual encounter with a New York hotel maid was "consensual but stupid" and cost him his chance to be the next French president, according to a biography to be published today.

  • 24/03/2012 | Latin America

    Mexican priest abuse scandals cast shadow on pope's visit

    Pope Benedict's first full day in Mexico was clouded by fresh allegations the Vatican hid evidence of sex abuse by one of the country's most prominent Roman Catholic leaders for decades.

  • 07/05/2014 | Sports

    Michael Jordan reveals past racism in new book

    In a new book entitled "Michael Jordan: The Life" by author Roland Lazenby, the five-time National Basketball Association most valuable player and current owner of the Charlotte Bobcats, says that as a teenager he was "against all white people."

  • 19/11/2014 | Culture

    France’s ex First Lady to make millions with book about Hollande

    The best-seller of Valérie Trierweiler, former partner of France’s president Francois Hollande, which is already a commercial success, will make her millionaire, with an estimated gain between 1.3 and 1.7 million euros, her editor said.

  • 11/03/2014 | Culture

    Keith Richards to publish children's book

    Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, famous for surviving years of rock 'n' roll excess, will release a children's picture book with illustrations by his daughter Theodora Richards, his publisher said today.

  • 14/05/2014 | Culture

    Sony Pictures acquires film rights for Greenwald's book on Snowden

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has acquired the film rights to journalist Glenn Greenwald's book about former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, recruiting producers of the James Bond franchise to bring the story to screen, the studio said today.

  • 27/08/2014 | Culture

    Book allows blind people to admire Picasso paintings

    A book that reproduces Picasso’s painting with a special fabric that releases different aromas when touched seeks to make the Spanish painter’s work available to the visually impared.

  • 04/10/2012 | Culture

    Book of rare Beatles photos offers inside peek at iconic band

    The heyday of Beatlemania may have been nearly 50 years ago, but the Beatles and their music remain loved, scrutinized and relevant to an adoring public forever clamoring for more details of the Fab Four.

  • 18/02/2013 | Culture

    New James Bond mission to hit bookshelves in September

    A new James Bond novel will be released in September with the latest exploits of the British spy written by novelist William Boyd, the estate of Bond's creator Ian Fleming said today.

  • 27/03/2013 | Culture

    Isol wins world's biggest children's book prize

    Argentinian author and illustrator Isol won the world's biggest prize for children's literature with the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award praising her ability to expose the absurdities of the adult world to children.

  • 28/10/2011 | Culture

    Steve Martin turns tweets into book

    Veteran actor and comedian Steve Martin is writing a book based on his Twitter posts, with all profits going to charity, the book's publishers said.

  • 05/06/2012 | Culture

    Whitney Houston's mother writing tell-all book

    Whitney Houston's mother, former gospel singer Cissy Houston, is writing a book about her daughter's life, career and death, publisher HarperCollins said.

  • 30/08/2012 | Culture

    Puzo family wants Paramount out of 'The Godfather'

    The family of "The Godfather" author Mario Puzo wants a federal judge to stop Paramount Pictures Corp from making movies based on sequels to the best-selling, Oscar-winning story of the Mafia.

  • 17/02/2011 | Culture

    The life of JK Rowling to hit the small screen in, 'Strange Magic'

    The creator of the Harry Potter stories, known as ‘JK’ Rowling is to have a film made about her extraordinary rise to success, which changed her life and made her one of the wealthiest women in the world.

  • 03/05/2011 | Culture

    'Book of Mormon' leads with 14 Tony nominations

    "The Book of Mormon," a musical comedy skewering many classes of people, was nominated for 14 Tony Awards, potentially making it the most celebrated Broadway show since "The Producers" won 12 of 15 nominations in 2001.

  • 20/06/2011 | Culture

    50 Cent writes anti-bullying book for teens

    Rapper 50 Cent, who rose to fame with songs that told of drug use and violence, is aiming to steer teenagers away from schoolyard bullying with a book called "Playground" that will reach stores in January, his publisher said.

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