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Russia's Indie Publishing Scene, iPad's Text-to-Speech Raises Copyright Concerns, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.16.10

Library borrowing increases in Britain for the first time in decades; iPad's text-to-speech technology raises copyright concerns; a "lost" Shakespeare play is reclaimed; the Texas Board of Education cuts Jefferson from textbooks; and other news.

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City Lights Wins Bookseller of the Year, Authorship of Shakespeare's Work Questioned Again, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.15.10

City Lights Bookstore wins Bookseller of the Year; the question of authorship is raised yet again regarding Shakespeare's work; a John Grisham novel gets a stage adaptation; South by Southwest Interactive takes place this week in Austin; and other news.

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National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced, the Top 40 Bad Books, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.12.10

The Chronicle comes to the defense of humanities departments; the Top Forty Bad Books list stirs up controversy; an Australian writer is refused a visa because he is HIV positive; the National Book Critics Circle Award winners are announced; and other news.

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National Magazine Award Finalists Announced, Advocacy Group Calls for Amazon Boycott, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.11.10

A Colorado advocacy group calls for an Amazon boycott; an indie book collective in Paris starts an online bookselling portal; Hatchette Book Group reports a stellar sales year in 2009; Google signs an agreement to scan books for the Italian government; and other news.

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Iranian Poet Simin Behbahani Hit With Travel Ban, Samsung Launches eReader, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.10.10

Iranian poet Simin Behbahani was hit with a travel ban by her government; Samsung launches a new e-reader with Barnes & Noble content; Shenandoah turns sixty and moves online; a Florida library helps with the Haitian earthquake relief efforts; and other news.

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The Morning News Tournament of Books Begins, Harry Ransom Center Acquires DFW Archive, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.9.10

The brackets have been announced for the annual Morning News Tournament of Books; the University of Texas acquired David Foster Wallace's archive; a new edition of Finnegan's Wake incorporates nine thousand changes; the New York Times spins off its Book Review for e-readers; and other news.

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