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Random House and Wylie Resolve E-book Dispute, Reading Around the World, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.25.10

Random House and the Wylie Agency make nice; the only Yiddish bookstore in New York City loses its home; iBooks may soon include iAds; writing a novel in three days; and other news. More

Study Links Writing to Lower Risk of Alzheimer's, Anne Frank's Tree Falls, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.24.10

The Faber Academy opens its Toronto campus; Seth Godin ditches traditional publishing, again; the chestnut tree from Anne Frank's diary falls in a storm; Seattle libraries close for a week due to a budget shortfall; and other news.

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Obama Gets Advance Copy of Franzen's Freedom, Google's Net Neutrality Shift, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.23.10

The University of Virginia's president orders a review into VQR's operations; e-book sales increase 119 percent in June; President Obama gets an advanced copy of Franzen's Freedom; Google's net neutrality policy and the book settlement; and other news.

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Franco on Portraying Ginsberg, Nigeria's Farafina Books, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.20.10

Forbes publishes a list of the ten top-earning authors; James Franco writes about portraying Allen Ginsberg; Jane Austen's manuscripts are on display at the British Library; Ricky Martin pens a memoir; and other news.

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The New Oxford English Dictionary, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.19.10

Betty White signs a two-book deal at age eighty-eight; the new Oxford English Dictionary introduces two thousand new words and phrases; David James Duncan's The River Why gets a film adaptation; Durham University offers a course on Harry Potter; and other news.

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J. D. Salinger's Toilet for Sale on eBay, Into the Wild Fan Dies on Pilgrimage, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.18.10

Sixteen authors sue an Indiana self-publishing company; Patricia Smith's Blood Dazzler gets the stage treatment; a fan of Into the Wild dies on a pilgrimage to Alaska; the Blind Boys of Alabama take on Sophocles in Scotland; and other news.

 

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