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Icelandic Ash Cloud May Disrupt London Book Fair, Haiku Herman, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.16.10

The London Book Fair is facing disruptions because of the Icelandic ash cloud; the EU president publishes a book of haiku; titles by Alice Walker and Harper Lee make this year's most challenged books list; the London Review of Books celebrates thirty years in print; and other news.

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Library of Congress to Archive All Public Tweets, PEN Honors Imprisoned Burmese Blogger, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.15.10

Arundhati Roy is investigated for links to Maoist insurgents in India; the PEN American Center honors an imprisoned Burmese blogger; the Library of Congress will archive all public tweets; Apple delays the worldwide release of the iPad; and other news.

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Goldman Sachs Predicts Increase in Book Sales, Bantam Dell and Ballantine Merge at Random House, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.14.10

Bantam Dell and Ballantine merge at Random House; Chile decides against naming its main airport after Pablo Neruda; Goldman Sachs predicts a jump in book sales; Spring Design launches the Alex eReader; and other news.

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Pulitzer Prizes, Literary Jeopardy, Glenn Beck Haiku, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.13.10

Chalk a couple up for the small publishers; a nonprofit literacy group could lose its federal financing; Amazon is approved for a Canadian distribution center; Glenn Beck "inspires" haiku; and other news.

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Faculty Salary Increases at Fifty-Year Low, iPhone Helps With Dyslexia, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.12.10

Meet the iPad's forthcoming competitors; England sees a resurgance of radical bookshops; faculty salary increases are at a fifty-year low; Boston may soon close four library branches; and other news.

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Oprah May Launch a New Book Club, iBookstore Coming to iPhone, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.9.10

Yan Martel receives a note from President Obama; the iPad sells strongly in its first week; the Chinese media is restricted from writing anything about Google; Oprah Winfrey may launch a new book club program; and other news.

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