Daily News from Poets & Writers

Abducted Nigerian Novelist Freed

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.7.09

Nigerian writer Elechi Amadi, who was abducted on Monday, has been freed. More

Mumbai Bookstores Pull Pakistani Titles

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.6.09

A number of bookstores in Mumbai, the financial capital of India, have begun removing books written by Pakistani authors in response to the terror attacks that killed nearly 175 people and injured more than 300 last November.

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Holocaust Memoir Found to Have Been Fabricated

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Online Only, posted 1.5.09

The publication of a memoir by Holocaust survivor Herman Rosenblat has been canceled after the author admitted to having embellished his story.

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Finally Finalized: Beyond Baroque Gets the Lease

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.29.08

Just days before the end of its fortieth-anniversary year, BeyondBaroque finally signed a lease with the Los Angeles City Council that will allow the literary nonprofit organization to remain at 681Valencia Boulevard for the next twenty-five years.

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Mad at Madoff: Booker Prize Sponsor Invested With Swindler

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Online Only, posted 12.23.08

Man Group, the investment company and hedge fund that sponsors the Man Booker Prize, had $360 million invested in two funds linked to Bernard Madoff.

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Nobel Secretary Who Criticized American Literature Steps Down

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Online Only, posted 12.22.08

Horace Engdahl, secretary of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize, announced on Saturday that he would leave his post in 2009.

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