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A woman scans her smartphone outside the Fringe Shop on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland Friday Aug. 21, 2020.  One of the biggest casualties of the coronavirus has been the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, a sprawling theatre and comedy arts and street festival that last year sold more than 3 million tickets, but this year's events are canceled, leaving artists adrift and many businesses struggling to make a living without the usual throng of tourists. (AP Photo/David Cheskin)

Artsy Edinburgh, laid low by the virus, hopes for recovery

Aug. 27, 2020 3:20 AM EDT

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Francesca Moody is spending August the way she always does: in darkened rooms in Edinburgh, watching some of the best new theater and comedy the world has to offer. All that’s missing are the hundreds of thousands of other people who usually do the same in Scotland's...

‘A Netflix for books’: Book Fair goes virtual amid pandemic

Aug. 22, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — This year, the colorful tents won’t spring up overnight on the streets lining the college campus. Swarms of authors, readers and students won’t flock to downtown Miami for the busy street fair weekend, lining up for signings and loading up tote bags with books. The Miami Book...