Magazine Articles Tagged With legal matters

Teju Cole on Ghanaian Poet Kofi Awoonor, Defending Jonathan Franzen, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.27.13

Novelist Teju Cole shares his thoughts on death of Ghanaian poet Kofi Awoonor; Jonathan Raban looks at the life and work of William Gaddis; Junot Díaz discusses how Latinos are represented in film and television; and other news.

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A Look at Banned Books, Leonard Cohen the Novelist, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.24.13

For Banned Books Week, the Los Angeles Times created a gallery of banned books; Forbes looks at how new digital tools are reinvigorating poetry; Jason Diamond consider the merits of Leonard Cohen’s Beautiful Losers; and other news.

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Shane Salerno Answers Critics of Salinger Doc, Ralph Ellison Ban, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.20.13

Shane Salerno answers critics of his Salinger documentary; Steve Almond looks at the career of bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert; a professor of English has solved the mystery surrounding the authorship of The Bondwoman’s Narrative; and other news.

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Flannery O’Connor Journals, Netflix for Books, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.9.13

Tech start-up Oyster has launched a Netflix-like service for books; Jennifer Vanderbes argues the evolutionary merits of narrative storytelling; Rachel Weisz will create a screen adaptation of Jennifer Gilmore’s The Mothers; and other news.

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Make Your Mark: The Writer's Guide to Trademark

by Kate Hopper

The Practical Writer

Posted 9.1.13

Kate Hopper

The author most recently of the memoir Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood, published in September by the University of Minnesota Press, Kate Hopper discusses the importance of trademarking one's work to keep it protected.

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Amazon Publishing Head Accused of Sexual Assault, Visiting the Last Bookstore, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.28.13

Nikki Giovanni discusses Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech; Amazon Publishing’s Laurence Kirshbaum has been accused by a prospective employee of sexual assault; an audio clip was released of Margaret Salinger confirming her father J. D. Salinger had manuscripts ready for publication; and other news.

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David Sedaris Film Trailer, Stopping James Franco, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.16.13

Publishers Weekly reports twenty-three million e-book consumers are eligible for refunds; the New Yorker looks at the life and work of Choire Sicha; Open Culture gathered writing advice from Richard Ford, Jonathan Franzen, and Anne Enright; and other news.

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John Grisham on Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp, Top-Earning Authors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.12.13

Author John Grisham looks inside the prison at Guantánamo Bay; Harvard professor Joseph L. Badaracco uses literature to teach business ethics; fourth; and other news.

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Writer Recounts Visit by Terrorism Task Force, Sherman Alexie Novel Removed From Classroom, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.2.13

The DOJ outlined proposed business practices for Apple in the wake of its e-book lawsuit; a New York City public middle school removed a Sherman Alexie novel from the classroom; Zadie Smith speaks with the Guardian’s book club podcast; and other news.

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Marathon Reading of Stanislaw Lem, Harlan Ellison’s Haircut, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.17.13

Mark Saunders has been named director of the University of Virginia Press; Tim Kreider looks at the current state of book cover design; the Telegraph investigates the nebulous world of literary libel; and other news.

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