Books

Finance is changing radically. A new book explains how

October 2, 2021 The future of money. By Eswar Prasad. Belknap Press; 496 pages; $ 35 and £ 28.95 FOR MORE folks, money still means physical money printed by a single public authority. Yet this is a surprisingly modern incarnation: only a century ago, private currencies competed with government-issued banknotes. …

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San Antonio Public Library Ends Fines for Overdue Books

The San Antonio Public Library announced earlier this week that it will stop charging fines for overdue library materials from Friday. The decision to eliminate the fines was part of the $ 3.1 billion fiscal year 2022 spending plan that city council approved earlier this year to expand access to …

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6 books join the list

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 24: People wearing masks walk past an Amazon Books in the Pacific Palisades amid the coronavirus pandemic on April 24, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles County moved to orange-level Covid-19 restrictions on April 5, allowing increased capacity in restaurants, cinemas and museums. (Photo …

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Amanda Peet’s 5 Life-Changing Books

Here, Peet features five of the books that have defined her journey as a reader, from her early days as an actress to the novel that made her fall in love. (Reader: she married him.) Nine stories from JD Salinger “I auditioned for Uta Hagen’s acting class during my freshman …

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St. Francis kicks off the book Dolly Parton

September 27 — LORETTO, Pa. – Tackling illiteracy in Cambria County begins with teaching children to read. St. Francis University launched the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program for Cambria County on Saturday. The literacy program started by the country music legend sends free books to children ages birth to 5 …

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Cobb Libraries Celebrate Forbidden Book Week

September 26 to October 2 is Forbidden Books Week, and the Cobb County Public Library is celebrating this week dedicated to supporting intellectual freedom! It’s Forbidden Books Week! Forbidden Book Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It emphasizes the value of free and open access to …

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