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Negative Book Reviews, Kristen Stewart’s Poetry, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.12.14

Penguin Books India recalled and intends to pulp Wendy Doniger’s The Hindus: An Alternative History; Grove Atlantic will publish a collection of stories by actor Jesse Eisenberg; Francine Prose and Zoë Heller discuss the need for negative book reviews; and other news.

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A Look Inside the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, George Packer on Amazon, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.11.14

Amazon’s editorial director offers a bevy of love stories for Valentine’s Day; Open Road will acquire digital publisher E-Reads; Eric Bennett details his time at the venerable Iowa Writers’ Workshop; and other news.

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Last Days of William Butler Yeats, Literary Love Affairs, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.10.14

Another executive of Barnes & Noble’s Nook division has reportedly left the company; Amazon is expanding its Kindle business in Brazil; the Irish Times examines the last days of William Butler Yeats; and other news.

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Execution of Poet Hashem Shaabani, Self-Publishing Degree, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.6.14

The University of Central Lancashire has created an MA program designed to teach students self-publishing; the Seattle Times investigates Amazon’s long-term strategy; Roxana Robinson shares her thoughts on the death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman; and other news.

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