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Random House to adapt ‘Unbroken’ for young adults

NEW YORK (AP) — Random House says it plans to publish a young adult adaption of Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling survival saga “Unbroken.”

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EL Doctorow to receive Library of Congress Prize

In this April 27, 2004 file photo, author E.L. Doctorow smiles during an interview in his office at New York University. Doctorow will be honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington made the announcement Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist E.L. Doctorow will be honored with the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

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Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for ‘Goldfinch’

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the book cover of “The Goldfinch,” by Donna Tartt. Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction on Monday, April 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company)

NEW YORK (AP) — Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch,” already among the most popular and celebrated novels of the past year, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. One of the country’s top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for “The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia.”

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Geithner book tour to include Bernanke, Paulson

In this July 31, 2012 file photo, then U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks about the U.S. economy, in Los Angeles. Ben Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve; and Geithner's predecessor, Henry Paulson, will be among those appearing with Geithner as he promotes his upcoming book, “Stress Test," during a two-week tour that will begin in New York on May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (GYT’-nur) won’t be the only famous person onstage for his upcoming book tour.

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Bone up on aviation history with Smithsonian book

This book cover image released by Smithsonian Books shows "The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia", edited by Amy Pastan. (AP Photo/Smithsonian Books)

“The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia” (Smithsonian Books), edited by Amy Pastan

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