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Simon & Schuster Rescinds Lefevre Contract, an App to Improve Reading Speed, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.7.14

Helen Tartar, the editorial director of Fordham University Press, has died; coffee for making a deal with the devil; Tammany Hall’s good guys; and other news.

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Hanif Kureishi Declares Writing Classes Worthless, the Debate Over Audiobooks, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.5.14

Cheryl Strayed visits Wisconsin; Melville House wonders if the author is dead; books to help with midlife crises; and other news.

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Goodnight Songs, Anne Rice Petitions Against Amazon Cyberbullies, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.4.14

The Tournament of Books ignores author’s wishes; a fourteen-year-old’s poem goes viral; a new beer-battered bookstore opens in Texas; and other news.

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Twenty Facts About Dr. Seuss, Auden's Secret Life of Good Deeds, and More

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Online Only, posted 3.3.14

A six-year-old collects six hundred books for the homeless; Leon Trotsky’s opinion on the Ukraine; a new biography of filmmakers during war; and other news.

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Author Protests Anti-Gay Ruling, Live-Tweeting a Loved One’s Final Days, and More

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Online Only, posted 2.28.14

McSweeney’s releases a Portlandia-themed activity book; a new biography of Louis Armstrong; novelist Eleanor Catton on the seasons of writing; and other news.

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