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Noted: Big moments in book news this week

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[ad_1] Neil Peart’s writing life On the passing of Rush drummer — and writer and intellectual — Neil Peart, reported Friday, Jan. 10, his editor at ECW Press, Jen Knoch, wrote a lovely tribute on the company’s blog: “I love that he collected national park stamps, learned to draw his …

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Fascinating story of a bricklaying robot

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[ad_1] Bricklaying is one of the most ancient crafts around, one that hasn’t — as Jonathan Waldman puts it — changed much since “man crawled out of the muck.” In 2006, two guys in upstate New York came up with an idea that they hoped would revolutionize the industry: They …

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Unnao DM suspends English teacher for failing to read Class 8 book

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[ad_1] In a highly bizarre incident, Unnao District Magistrate Devendra Pandey, ordered to suspend an English teacher who could not read class 8 English book. The incident took place during a surprise inspection of a government school in Sikandarpur Sarausi area of the district. The video of the incident showing woeful condition …

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Ray Dalio turns ‘Principles’ into a children’s book

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[ad_1] Hedge-fund tycoon Ray Dalio is bringing “radical transparency” to kids — with a slimmed-down, illustrated version of his 600-page tome on business management. The new, 160-page version of “Principles” released Tuesday, “Principles for Success,” presents the trial lessons of Dalio’s bestseller in “an easy-to-read and entertaining format that’s acces­sible …

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