Items Tagged With Random House

Sony Reader Ends North American Business, Laura Miller on Literary Elitism, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.7.14

Former U. S. poet laureate Maxine Kumin died yesterday at age eighty-eight; Penguin Random House will close two Penguin warehouses as it restructures; Alexander Chee examines the nature of pervasive Internet outrage; and other news.

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Radical Politics in Contemporary Fiction, Favorite Literary Punching Bags, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.18.13

Random House will release eight Norman Mailer e-books for the first time; GalleyCat details a nonfiction query that was rejected seventy-five times before it landed an agent; Pankaj Mishra and Jennifer Szalai discuss radical politics in contemporary fiction; and other news.

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Bookstore Owners Respond to President Obama, Twenty-Three Vital Poets, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.13

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin has acquired McSweeney’s archive; Ron Charles reports independent bookstore owners were not pleased with President Obama’s recent speech at an Amazon warehouse; Jason Diamond lists twenty-three writers who are keeping poetry vital; and other news.

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Stephen King Family, Kerouac in Florida, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.31.13

J. K. Rowling received a cash settlement from her law firm; Rebecca J. Rosen looks at the current state of copyright law; Jason Boog showcases a tool to help writers collaborate online; and other news.

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