Daily News from Poets & Writers

British Authors in Poverty, Scarlett Johansson Wins Novel Lawsuit, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.8.14

First edition of Das Kapital sells for $40,000; Costco pulls book by conservative author; Mary Dougherty named director of University of Massachusetts Press; and other news.

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80,000 Illegal Books Seized in Uganda, Colum McCann Discusses Attack, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.7.14

Kensington Publishing expands agreement with Penguin Random House; Book Culture rehires four fired managers; Brazenhead Books to close its doors; and other news.

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Colum McCann Assaulted, Burt Reynolds’s Memoir, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.3.14

Mira Jacob remembers her first job; Edan Lepucki’s windfall; Charles Simic’s soccer addiction; and other news.

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Amazon Speaks Out, World Book Night Suspends Operations, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.2.14

John Freeman to edit new anthology series; Schuler Books purchases Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor; the New York Public Library lends Wi-Fi; and other news.

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Lisa Lucas Named Guernica Publisher, Warner Bros. Seeks Lawsuit Dismissal, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.1.14

Booksellers launch drive for immigrant children; Middle Eastern entrepreneur hawks banned books; student discovers lost photograph of Alfred Lord Tennyson; and other news.

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Wallace Stevens’s Home for Sale, Shelf Awareness Turns Nine, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.30.14

Book Culture owners respond to uproar over firings; prolific polyglots; authors get caught up in the drama of the World Cup; and other news.

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