Daily News from Poets & Writers

Anne Boleyn May Have Cheated After All, Miguel Hernandez's Legacy Is Restored, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.23.10

The PEN American Center celebrates Black History Month with author tributes and rare recordings; the Boston Public Library faces major closures due to budget cuts; a poet in Florida is accused of killing her boyfriend; thousands of authors opt out of the Google Settlement; and other news.

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World's Biggest Book Club Started in a Texas Hair Salon, Casanova Manuscript Purchased for Millions, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.22.10

The world's biggest book club started in a hair salon in Texas; the French National Library pays millions for a Casanova manuscript; the finalists for oddest book title of the year are announced; and other news.

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Oscar Snubs Author Despite Six Nominations, Google Ruling Delayed Indefinitely, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.19.10

A judge delays his ruling on the Google Settlement indefinitely; Elizabeth Alexander pens a tribute to Lucille Clifton; Ingram offers downloadable audio books to troops overseas; Up in the Air author is snubbed by Oscar ceremony despite six nominations; and other news.

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Google Books Ruling Expected Today, Apple May Discount E-books After All, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.18.10

A ruling on the Google Books Settlement is due today; Apple may discount e-book titles just like Amazon; the person accused of killing three University of Alabama colleagues is a relative of John Irving; front-runners emerge for the Oxford professor of poetry post; and other news.

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Scottish Publishers Locked in Row, Barnes & Noble Rejects Billionaire's Bid, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.17.10

Barnes & Noble rejects a billionaire investor's takeover bid; the Academy of American Poets launches an iPhone app; a British rail company starts a book club for train commuters; Hindi poet rejects major literary prize; and other news.

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Poet Lucille Clifton Dies, Google Prepares to Make Concessions to Publishers, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.16.10

Honored poet Lucille Clifton dies at the age of seventy-three after a long battle with cancer and other illnesses; Google may be prepared to make major concessions to book publishers; iBook store titles will come with digital handcuffs; NPR's Three Minute Fiction contest begins; and other news.

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