Daily News from Poets & Writers

Eggers Launches 826 London, the Pope's Private Library Revealed, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.1.10

Swedish author Henning Mankell is detained in Israel; Dave Eggers takes 826 Valencia to London; the winners of the Lambda Literary Awards are announced; the secret Vatican archives are secret no more; and other news.

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Drugstore Cowboy Author Arrested, Novelist Hires Actresses to Read Her Book, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.28.10

The author of Drugstore Cowboy is arrested for (shocker!) allegedly stealing drugs from a pharmacy; Barnes & Noble launches an iPad app; all Target stores are set to sell the Kindle; novelist Jennifer Belle pays forty actresses to read her book in public; and other news.

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Burmese Poet Saw Wei Released From Prison, London's Literary Book Thieves, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.27.10

The Poetry Foundation releases an iPhone app; Burmese poet Saw Wei is released from prison; Joe McGinniss moves in next door to Sarah Palin; children as young as seven are more likely to own a mobile phone than a book; and other news.

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Remnick Honored at Author's Guild Gala, ABA Announces Partnership With Google, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.26.10

New software can detect sarcasm in writing; Barbara Streisand kicks off BEA with Gayle King; ABA announces a partnership with Google; David Remnick is honored at the Author's Guild's annual gala; and other news.

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To Kill a Mockingbird Turns Fifty, BEA Kicks Off in New York City, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.25.10

Book sales increased over 16 percent in March; BEA kicks off today in New York City; To Kill a Mockingbird turns fifty; Poetry wins Best Screenplay at Cannes; and other news.

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Poets for Living Waters, Junot Díaz Elected to Pulitzer Board, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.24.10

Poets for Living Waters announces a call for poems in response to the oil spill; Borders gets a new chairman; Apple is selling more iPads than Macs; Junot Díaz is elected to the Pulitzer board; and other news.

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