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UPI Almanac for Friday, April 12, 2013.
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Publishers oppose Amazon on domain names

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- Book publishers say they oppose Amazon's application for top-level Internet domain names, including .book, .read and .author, calling it monopolistic.

Literary figure Kathi Goldmark dead at 63

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27 (UPI) -- U.S. author and country-rock singer Kathi Kamen Goldmark died in San Francisco after a long battle with breast cancer, friends and family said. She was 63.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 12, 2012.
By United Press International

Chicagoans proud of Obama presidency

CHICAGO, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Residents of Chicago appear to be elated at the fact U.S. President-elect Barack Obama calls the Windy City home, novelist Scott Turow says.

Book Review: Pearls among 'Pinstripes'

Dressed for success in the power suit of dominant males yet adding her mother's necklace for luck, Judith Richards Hope stormed barricades of gender prejudice in the practice of law and broke trails for generations of women who followed.
JESSIE THORPE, United Press International


Hardcover Fiction
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Rankings of hardcover fiction and non-fiction, trade paperbacks and mass market paperbacks.
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Washington Agenda- General

By United Press International

Scott Turow (born April 12, 1949) is an American author as well as a practicing lawyer. Turow has written eight fiction and two nonfiction books, which have been translated into over 20 languages and have sold over 25 million copies. Movies have been based on several of his books.

Turow was born in Chicago, attended New Trier High School, and graduated from Amherst College in 1970. He received an Edith Mirrielees Fellowship to the Stanford University Creative Writing Center, where he attended from 1970 to 1972. In 1971, he married Annette Turow, a painter.

Turow later became a Jones Lecturer at Stanford, serving until 1975, when he entered Harvard Law School. In 1977, Turow wrote One L, a book about his first year at law school. After earning his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree in 1978, Turow became an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago, serving in that position until 1986. There he prosecuted several high-profile corruption cases, including the tax fraud case of state Attorney General William Scott. Turow also was lead counsel in Operation Greylord, the federal prosecution of Illinois judicial corruption cases.

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