CIA torture report to arrive in every US presidential candidate's mailbox

Independent publisher Melville House will send five copies of the US Senate’s report on torture to every White House hopeful – ‘even Donald Trump’Independent publisher Melville House is sending its edition of the CIA torture report to every candidate standing for the American presidency, in a bid to find out where the politicians “stand on torture”. A bill banning torture was passed in the Senate on Tuesday despite opposition from 21 Republican senators, and co-founder of Melville House Dennis Johnson said that the publisher wanted to ask presidential candidates “where they stand on torture, if they’ve read the report, and where they stand on the bill passed this week, because it could be overturned by a new president”. Related: Senate passes torture ban despite Republican opposition Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Books That Travel: A Report From the 2023 Nairobi International Book Fair

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Netflix teases the live-action YuYu Hakusho series before it arrives in December

The live-action adaptation of the classic shonen manga and anime YuYu Hakusho is hitting Netflix on December 14, and the streaming service has given fans some idea of what they can expect in a short teaser video. Live-action adaptations of anime shows are a hit or miss.... Continue reading at Engadget

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Penguin Random House Issues a First Diversity Report

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Hachette Book Group Reports Third Quarter Revenue Dip

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