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1. Charles Herbert. 1899--1978, Canadian physiologist: associated with Banting and Macleod in their discovery of insulin in 1922
2. George. born 1946, Northern Ireland footballer

Best

 

(Persian), in the common law of Iran, the right of sanctuary (inviolability) in sacred and inviolable places. The custom of offering sanctuary in the most revered religious places (temples, mosques, tombs, and so forth) is widespread in the Islamic countries of the East. Beginning in the 19th century, best was sometimes extended to foreign embassies, missions, and other institutions enjoying extraterritoriality.

People often had recourse to best as a sign of protest against the tyranny and oppression of the authorities. In such cases best assumed the character of mass political demonstrations accompanied by the closing of bazaars, stores, and workshops by their owners. Best was widely used during the Iranian Revolution of 1905–1911.

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Also attending the book fair will be American author Steven Callahan, who wrote the bestseller "Adrift: Seventy-six Days Lost at Sea," about his lone survival in a liferaft in the Atlantic Ocean in 1982.
It topped the Aladdin bestseller list while ranked eighth on Interpark, fifth on Kyobo, eighth on Yes24 and ninth on 11st.
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Despite being on sale for little more than two years, the books make Newcastle's bestsellers of all time list.
Combined, the editors' "Introduction" and Sarah Garland's initial chapter surveying the vagaries of the very term "bestseller" clearly demonstrate the impetus for the collection, as well as its few limitations.
The book had ranked third on the Bulgarian bestsellers list for 2011.
So You Want To Start Keeping Chickens by poultry expert Mark Burrows reached No.1 in the Birds category of the Amazon bestseller list since its launch last month.
Sharma, who authored the international bestseller "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari", is visiting Bahrain for the first time.
With the rise of chain bookstores and huge publishing houses headed by executives who appreciate commercial over literary heft, bestseller lists have become homogenized.
Danish clothing retailer Bestseller, a leading supplier to the Internet store, announced it had lifted its holding in the business to slightly more than 20% from 18.2%.
* Marshall Goldsmith, Ph.D., author of 27 books, including the New York Times bestseller What Got You Here Won't Get You There, and most recently, Mojo: How to Get It, How to Keep It, How to Get It Back if You Lose It.
RUMMAGING among the so-called book bargains (two for the price of three) at the Highway Robbery Shop off the M1 I came across that enigmatic phrase 'Number One Bestseller.' Number One Bestseller doubly - one might say, tautologically - emphasises that the book in my hand has sold more copies than any other.