Book News Roundup: Open Books reopens this Saturday!

The Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, announced today that it will publish a new book by George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States. Titled PORTRAITS OF COURAGE: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors, the book features 66 full-color portraits and a four-panel mural personally painted by President Bush of service members and veterans who have served our nation with honor, and whom the President has come to know personally since leaving office.
  • Lena Dunham will represent independent bookstores on Small Business Saturday this fall.

  • A University of New Hampshire library employee passed away, leaving four million dollars to the school. Of that four million, more than half is going to a new career center for students. One million dollars is going toward a fancy new scoreboard for the fancy new stadium UNH is building. And the getting a measly $100,000.

  • Today in foolhardy-but-admirable actions: