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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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OUR story about Soham child killer Ian Huntley's cushy job making books for blind kids provoked a storm of protest.
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The real danger of turning kids off from reading and hurling them permanently in the direction of electronic media, we were convinced, was in making books too superficial.
The new undertaking is an expansion of the Google Print program, which assists publishers in making books and other offline information searchable online.
The library partnership is an expansion of the Google Print program, which is designed to assist publishers in making books and other offline information searchable online.
The college's family learning co-ordinator, Allison Pheasey, said: "This event was a way for families to have fun and work together making books, but also find out about local family learning opportunities.