Daily News from Poets & Writers

PEN's New Reading Group, General McChrystal's Short Stories, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.25.10

PEN American Center launches a new online reading group; Rhode Island's state poem proposal is nixed; General Stanley McChrystal wrote fiction and was the editor of West Point's literary magazine; the iPhone 4 draws the usual crowds; and other news.

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The Paris Review's New Poetry Editor, Wimbledon's Unorthodox Poet, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.24.10

A rare collection of William Faulkner books sells for a lot of money at auction; Robyn Cresswell has been appointed poetry editor of the Paris Review; the fourth Shakespeare and Company literary festival took place in Paris this weekend; Borders launches an iPhone app; and other news.

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Eat, Pray, Furnish; Moscow's Dostoevsky Station; and More

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Online Only, posted 6.23.10

The new Dostoyevsky metro station in Moscow might be a little grim; the Eat, Pray, Love film adaptation is due in August with a host of product tie-ins; Apple sells its three millionth iPad; Andrew Phillips is named president of Penguin International; and other news.

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E-reader Price War Heats Up, the World's Biggest Publishers, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.22.10

John Updike's typwriter is up for auction; a price war heats up in the e-reader market; Publishers Weekly ranks the world's biggest publishers; after six years the Google Books settlement still has no end in sight; and other news.

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Kunitz Childhood Home Now Literary Landmark, Hill Wins Oxford in Landslide, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.21.10

The Salinger estate attempts to fend off Hollywood; Geoffrey Hill wins the Oxford post in a landslide; the childhood home of Stanley Kunitz is made a Literary Landmark; the New York Times takes a sneak peek into John Updike's archives; and other news.

 

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Twain's Homage to Daughter Scores at Auction, Oscar Nominees Star in Ishiguro Film, and More

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Online Only, posted 6.18.10

Nick Hornby helps Ben Folds make literary music; another "20 Under 40" list emerges, from Britain; a group of prominent African authors head to the continent to cover their experiences during the World Cup; a novelist with his pen on the pulse of pop culture designs a clothing line; and other news.

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