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verb accuse, arrest, chronicle, docket, engage, enter, enumerate, file, index, inscribe, insert, list, log, make an entry, mark down, note, order, post, prefer charges, record, register, report, schedule, seize legally, tabulate, take into custody, write down
See also: document, employ, engage, enroll, file, hire, program, publication, record, register, retain, script, set down

BOOK. A general name given to every literary composition which is printed; but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
     2. The copyright, (q. v.) or exclusive right to print and publish a book, may be secured to the author and his assigns for the term of twenty- eight years; and, if the author be living, and a citizen of the United States, or resident therein, the same right shall be continued to him for the further term of fourteen years, by complying with the conditions of the act of Congress; one of which is, that he shall, within three months after publication, deliver, or cause to be delivered, a copy of the same to the clerk of the said district. Act of February 3, 1831. 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2223.

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LONDON: Salman Rushdie's novel "Midnight's Children" was named Thursday as the greatest Booker Prize winner ever, scooping a special "best of the best" award for the second time.
For many of the same reasons, state senator and mayoral opponent Ronald Rice called Booker a proxy for "ultra-white, ultra-conservative" outsiders.
Booker was bleeding from the nose and mouth most of the fight.
Male nurses have a lot of cross-gender [matters] to deal with," Booker said.
Booker became the national poster boy for a general black political housecleaning, one that would sweep away aging officeholders and "outdated" ideas.
Man Group - sponsor of Booker Prize - has hired GA Corporate Marketing to manage the new site which is part of the project to rebrand Booker Prize as the Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
British journalists Christopher Booker and Richard North remind their readers that the devil is in the detail.
Booker, which has a wholesale site at Red Doles Lane in Huddersfield and more than 170 outlets UK-wide, posted a 0.
Booker is bringing enterprise-class technology to small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) in an affordable and intuitive package.
Should he run, Booker would be gunning for the seat currently occupied by Senator Frank Lautenberg.
The following day, Booker is also set to host a party at Lotus following his game, for which the public is welcome to attend