Magazine Articles Tagged With Barnes & Noble

Gabriel García Márquez Dies at Age 87, Leonard Riggio Sells 3.7 Million Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.18.14

Sarabande Books opens new offices in New York City; Gary Shteyngart to decrease blurbing habit; a “poetry fence” in Alexandria, Virginia; and other news.

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CIA Used Doctor Zhivago as a Weapon, Liberty Media Sells Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.7.14

Kazuo Ishiguro’s first new novel in ten years; remembering Peter Matthiessen, Brendan Behan, and Marina Keegan; what Percy Bysshe Shelley ate; and other news.

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

by Staff

Daily News

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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2013 VIDA Count Released; Amtrak Launches Residency Program; and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 2.24.14

Wikipedia will be published as a volume of books; an investment firm has offered to buy 51 percent of Barnes & Noble; Lorrie Moore profiled in the Millions; 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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Teenage Poet Yahya Hassan, Class Divide Between Adjunct and Tenured Professors, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.24.14

Vice magazine features Yahya Hassan, a teenage Danish Palestinian poet whose first collection is the most popular book of Danish poetry in history; NBC News spotlights the income disparity between adjunct and tenured professors in the United States; BuzzFeed wants to know if you can guess the identity of a classic novel after reading its first sentence; and other news.

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Ruth Graham on Plagiarism Scandals, Harvard Poetry Professor Herbie Hancock, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.13.14

Harvard has named jazz musician and composer Herbie Hancock its 2014 Norton Professor of Poetry; Ruth Graham ponders the many plagiarism scandals of 2013; Brain Pickings showcases the audio of William Faulkner’s 1954 Nobel Prize acceptance speech; and other news.

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Remembering Amiri Baraka, Disappointment and the Art of Rejection, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.10.14

Former New Jersey poet laureate Amiri Baraka died yesterday at age seventy-nine; sales of Barnes & Noble’s Nook fell 60.5 percent over the nine-week holiday season; Graywolf editor Jeff Shotts discusses the art of rejection; and other news.

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Scribd and Smashwords Form Partnership, Writing Residency for Life in Detroit, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 12.19.13

E-book companies Scribd and Smashwords have inked a global partnership agreement; a new program based in Detroit—Write A House—is offering a writing residency that never ends; Dave Eggers discusses living in America in the wake of the NSA spying revelations; and other news.

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