U.S. Authorities Arrest Suspect for Allegedly Stealing Unpublished Books

United States federal agents arrested on Jan. 5 a suspect in a years-long scheme in which he impersonated figures from the publishing industry to steal unpublished book manuscripts. Authorities arrested Filippo Bernardini, a 29-year-old Italian, when he arrived at John …

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Germany Withdraws Award to Israeli Historian Gideon Greif

The German foreign affairs minister has withdrawn its proposal to award Israeli Holocaust historian Gideon Greif with Germany’s Order of Merit after Greif received criticism over a report that denied the Srebrenica genocide. “The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs has …

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Tanzanian Novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Oct. 7. The Nobel Committee for Literature awarded the prize to Gurnah “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the …

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