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Goldman Sachs Predicts Increase in Book Sales, Bantam Dell and Ballantine Merge at Random House, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.14.10

Bantam Dell and Ballantine merge at Random House; Chile decides against naming its main airport after Pablo Neruda; Goldman Sachs predicts a jump in book sales; Spring Design launches the Alex eReader; and other news.

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Pulitzer Prizes, Literary Jeopardy, Glenn Beck Haiku, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.13.10

Chalk a couple up for the small publishers; a nonprofit literacy group could lose its federal financing; Amazon is approved for a Canadian distribution center; Glenn Beck "inspires" haiku; and other news.

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Faculty Salary Increases at Fifty-Year Low, iPhone Helps With Dyslexia, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.12.10

Meet the iPad's forthcoming competitors; England sees a resurgance of radical bookshops; faculty salary increases are at a fifty-year low; Boston may soon close four library branches; and other news.

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Oprah May Launch a New Book Club, iBookstore Coming to iPhone, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.9.10

Yan Martel receives a note from President Obama; the iPad sells strongly in its first week; the Chinese media is restricted from writing anything about Google; Oprah Winfrey may launch a new book club program; and other news.

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Tariq Ramadan Finally Arrives in the United States, AAP Shows Decline in 2009 Book Sales, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.8.10

Kindle at Target, Nook at Best Buy; Swiss scholar Tariq Ramadan finally arrives in the United States after years of legal tangles; according to the AAP, 2009 book sales declined 1.8 percent; ALA staffers face furloughs due to budget shortfalls; and other news.

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Egyptian Publisher Kidnapped by Security Officials, a New Resource for Women Writers, and More

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Online Only, posted 4.7.10

Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall wins the Morning News Tournament of Books; the PEN American Center leads a new effort to free writers imprisoned in Iran; visual artists file a suit against Google's digital library initiative; an Egyptian publisher is kidnapped by security officials for publishing a book praising a Nobel Peace Prize winner; and other news.

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