Daily News from Poets & Writers

Borders CEO Resigns, Dictionaries Removed from Southern California Classrooms, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.26.10

Digital Book World takes place over the next two days in New York; the CEO of Borders Group resigns; dictionaries are removed from classrooms in Southern California schools; Ingram lays off fifty-seven employees; and other news.

 

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No More Bookstores in Laredo, Texas, Le Guin Launches Petition in Google Settlement, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.25.10

Ursula Le Guin launches a petition seeking to exempt the United States from the Google Settlement; a Russian poet is ordered by the government to undergo psychiatric evaluation; the Jaipur Literature Festival showcases a resurgent South Asian literary scene; the last bookstore in Laredo, Texas closes; and other news.

 

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Jaipur Literature Festival Kicks Off, NBCC Elects New Board Members, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.22.10

Bloomsbury USA will change the jacket design of Magic Under Glass in response to growing criticism; opinions are still divided over the Google Book Settlement; HarperCollins UK announces a hiring freeze; the National Book Critics Circle elects eight new board members, and other news.

 

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Tariq Ramadan Granted Visa, Oregon Accepting Applications for Poet Laureate Post, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.21.10

A treasure trove of unseen Franz Kafka manuscripts is released in Israel; Amazon opens the Kindle to third-party apps while Apple meets with publishers; Oregon seeks a new poet laureate; Tariq Ramadan is granted a visa by the Obama administration; and other news.

 

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Howl Premieres at Sundance, HarperCollins Digital Launched, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.20.10

The twelfth annual Gathering of Fisher Poets takes place this month in Oregon; Amazon plans to increase royalties on discount Kindle books; HarperCollins Digital is launched; a flim about Allen Ginsberg's Howl premieres at Sundance; and other news.

 

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HarperCollins in Talks With Apple, the First Book Blogger Convention, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.19.10

A new study finds that 20 percent of readers switched to e-books last year; Borders plans to throw away tens of thousands of unsold books; the first annual Book Blogger Convention is set for May; HarperCollins is in negotiations to provide content for Apple's tablet; and other news.

 

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