Daily News from Poets & Writers

Writers and Failure, Designing a Book Cover, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.6.14

Scrabble adds 5,000 new words to its dictionary; new evidence suggests James Joyce had syphilis; Sherlock Holmes is given back to the people; and other news.

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Forgotten Dr. Seuss Stories, Simon & Schuster's Behind the Book Series, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.5.14

David Cameron defends UK security measure limiting books sent to prisons; the most disastrous typos in western history; Patti Smith reviews  Murakami; and other news.

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WWI Diaries of Siegfried Sassoon, the Scourge of Relatability, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.4.14

The truth about Internet slang; obituaries for all things literary; the economics of Jane Austen; and other news.

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Hachette Revenue Up Despite Amazon Dispute, Pig Pen Sedaris Is Flattered, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.1.14

A sociologist at Queens College makes a compelling case for self-publishing; Harry Potter is all over a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana; Amy Tan builds a home she can grow old in; and other news.

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Posthumous Oscar Hijuelos Novel Forthcoming, Sale of Perseus Delayed, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.31.14

George W. Bush pens biography of his father; John Cheever’s Ossining house for sale; sex guide returned to NYPL after 54 years; and other news.

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Amazon Calls for Lower E-book Prices, the Book-Buying Habits of Publishing Professionals, and More

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Online Only, posted 7.30.14

Warner Bros. and RatPac option The Goldfinch; Macmillan expands library e-book program; Nikki Giovanni on NPR’s final episode of Tell Me More; and other news.

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