Daily News from Poets & Writers

A New NEA Reading Survey, Lambda Appoints Executive Director, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.13.10

A new Chinese literary agency is attracting top talent; Random House and EA Sports announce a new version of Dante's Inferno; the NEA's latest survey reports a decline in poetry readers; the Lambda Literary Foundation appoints an executive director; and other news.

 

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Paulo Coelho Signs with Kindle, the New Republic Launches The Book, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.12.10

Paulo Coelho signs a worldwide distribution deal with Amazon's Kindle store; GalleyCat reviews launches January 25; the top book publisher in Cypris is killed; and other news.

 

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Google Apologizes to Chinese Writers, University Book Store Celebrates 110 Years, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.11.10

The University Book Store celebrates 110 years; two French authors pen books on a plagiarism dispute; Google apologizes to Chinese writers over copyright infringement; Eureka Books suffers damage in an earthquake; and other news.

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The Last B. Dalton Closes, Philip K. Dick's Estate Sues Google, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.8.10

Two new e-readers launch at the Consumer Electronics Show; Vodafone and GoSpoken.com announce a mobile book superstore venture; Philip K. Dick's estate sues Google over the Nexus One mobile phone; the last B. Dalton Bookseller closes in Minnesota; and other news.

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E-readers Everywhere, Lulu.com Goes Public, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.7.10

New digital readers debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show this week; Lulu.com plans an initial public offering of C$50M; Sam's Club announces a monthly book club; Indy publisher Wooden Books offers its titles free online; and other news.

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Liu Xiaobo Appeals Conviction, Kirkus Reviews Is Back, and More

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Online Only, posted 1.6.10

Liu Xiaobo appeals his eleven-year prison sentence; literary agent Andrew Wylie signs Updike estate; Kirkus Reviews is back in business; Yeats and Freud are free online; and other news.

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