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A Human Chain Moved A Bookstore: Today In Books

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How Do You Solve A Problem Like Moving A Bookstore?

A human chain of course! October Books in Southampton, England, cleverly put out a call for volunteers in order to move its bookstore down the street. Two hundred people showed up, lined up, and created a 500-foot long human chain that passed books like a conveyor belt from the old store to the new store.

Awesome Celebrities Joining Michelle Obama’s Book Tour!

If you were looking forward to seeing Michelle Obama on her book tour for her memoir Becoming, you’re now going to probably do double the squealing as moderators for the tour have been announced. Some of the names you’ve probably heard of: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Valerie Jarrett, poet Elizabeth Alexander, Phoebe Robinson, journalist Michele Norris, and Tracee Ellis Ross! What a time to be alive!

Disney’s Upcoming Streaming Service Is Making Moves

Malcolm Spellman, executive producer/writer for Empire, has been hired to write a limited series that would team Marvel’s Falcon and Winter Soldier. We’ll have to wait until the end of 2019 for the service launch but sounds like exciting things are coming.