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Book on Jewish food features intro by Joan Rivers

This Oct. 5, 2009 file photo shows Joan Rivers posing as she presents "Comedy Roast with Joan Rivers " during the 25th MIPCOM (International Film and Programme Market for TV, Video, Cable and Satellite) in Cannes, southeastern France. Rivers, who died Sept. 4 at age 81, is the opening act for "Eating Delancey: A Celebration of Jewish Food." Set to be published in December by powerHouse Books, "Eating Delancey" is a tribute to knishes, bagels, pickles and other staples of the Jewish immigrant community of Manhattan's Lower East Side. She provides some family stories and some Jewish jokes in the introduction.  (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A few months before she died, Joan Rivers agreed to contribute to a book about Jewish food.

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Isaacson, Chast on National Book Awards longlist

NEW YORK (AP) — Walter Isaacson’s group portrait of digital pioneers and cartoonist Roz Chast’s illustrated memoir about her parents have made it to the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Awards.

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Poetry longlist announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Two former U.S. poets laureate, Louise Glueck and Mark Strand, have made the longlist for the National Book Awards.

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Hiassen a National Book Award finalist

In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, file photo, Jacqueline Woodson, a nominee for the National Book Award for young people's literature, poses for photographers before the ceremony in New York. Carl Hiassen, Laurie Halse Anderson and Woodson are among the 10 authors on the National Book Awards’ longlist for young people’s literature, the National Book Foundation announced Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Hiaasen, Laurie Halse Anderson and Jacqueline Woodson are among the 10 authors on the National Book Awards’ longlist for young people’s literature.

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