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More Fiction From James Frey: HarperCollins to Publish Novel

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Online Only, posted 9.13.07

Less than two years after James Frey admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he had fabricated sections of his memoir A Million Little Pieces, the infamous author is set to publish again. HarperCollins announced yesterday that it had acquired Frey's third book, a novel titled Bright Shiny Morning, and plans to publish it next summer. More

Didion and Gross to Receive Special Honors at the National Book Awards

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Online Only, posted 9.11.07

The National Book Foundation announced yesterday that Joan Didion and Terry Gross will receive distinguished honors at the 58th National Book Awards ceremony on November 14.

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AuthorHouse Acquires Competitor iUniverse

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Online Only, posted 9.10.07

Self-publishing company iUniverse was recently acquired by one of its competitors, the Bloomington, Indiana-based AuthorHouse, Publishers Weekly recently reported.

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Judges Announce Finalists for the 2007 Man Booker Prize

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Online Only, posted 9.7.07

On Thursday, the judges of the Man Booker Prize announced the names of the six finalists for the 2007 award.

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Turcotte Family Settles With Burroughs, St. Martin's in Running With Scissors Suit

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Online Only, posted 8.30.07

On Wednesday, the family portrayed in Augusten Burroughs’s book Running With Scissors settled their lawsuit against the author and his publisher. The Turcotte family, with whom Burroughs lived as a teenager, filed suit two years ago seeking over $2 million in damages for defamation.

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Independent Magazine Distributor Closes its Doors After Sixty Years

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Online Only, posted 8.24.07

Faye Kosmidis, the owner of Bernhard DeBoer, Inc., recently announced that the independent magazine distribution company was closing its doors after sixty years in business. 

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