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Reading for Pleasure, the Memoirs of Lauren Bacall, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.14.14

A look at Robin Williams's role as John Keating, a character based on a real-life teacher and author, in Dead Poets Society; bookstore sales down in 2014; author Lee Child takes Amazon to task; and other news.

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Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension, Amazon Partners With Purdue, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.13.14

OverDrive launches Read an E-book Day; traveling vicariously through books; Anne Sexton's summer bikini tips; and other news.

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HarperCollins's New Indie Marketing Fund, Reading Upward, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.12.14

The history of the dialogue novel; Murakami's latest released today; the review that caused Hemingway to bare his chest; and other news.

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Amazon and Hachette Battle Gets Orwellian, Ursula K. Le Guin and Michael Cunningham Talk Genre, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.11.14

Twin novelists Lev and Austin Grossman talk family and writing; a reading list for the idle days of August; Alison Bechdel's Fun Home goes to Broadway; and other news.

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More Than 900 Writers Sign Letter to Amazon, Hachette and Perseus Deal Falls Through, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.8.14

Amazon supporters write a letter to Hachette; what James Patterson would do if he were Jeff Bezos; lost illustrations brought to life; and other news.

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Google and Barnes & Noble Team Up to Combat Amazon, My Parents Open Carry, and More

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Online Only, posted 8.7.14

John Freeman's new anthology series; a bookstore helps build a library; the value of e-book subscription services; and other news.

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