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Colin Dwyer

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Book News: Despite The Tumult, Ferguson Library Keeps Its Doors Open

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Even as public schools in the area closed amid protests, the Ferguson Public Library stayed open for local students and readers. Onlookers have responded with an outpouring of donations.

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Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Collection Gets A Texas Welcome

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The University of Texas, Austin nabbed the rights to preserve and present the late Nobel winner's collected writings. Also: HBO takes on Scientology, and Aretha Franklin decries her new biography.

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Book News: Note That Helped Put Kerouac 'On The Road' Is Now On The Block

Monday, November 24, 2014

Once thought lost to a watery grave, Neal Cassady's letter to Jack Kerouac, which inspired On the Road, has resurfaced and will be sold Dec. 17. Also: Daniel Handler delivers on his $110,000 apology.

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Book News: Daniel Handler Apologizes For Jokes At National Book Awards

Friday, November 21, 2014

Handler, better known as Lemony Snicket, hosted Wednesday's ceremony — and made a few racially charged jokes while doing so. He apologized after a backlash Thursday. Also: A Beach Boy plans a memoir.

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Book News: Ursula K. Le Guin Steals The Show At The National Book Awards

Thursday, November 20, 2014

In a ceremony that saw both icons and newcomers honored, it was a fiery speech by the science fiction legend that had attendees talking. Also: A Jonathan Safran Foer book gets adapted to ballet.

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'Redeployment,' 'Age Of Ambition' Win National Book Awards

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The veteran-penned short story collection and the nonfiction look at modern China and its citizens joined youth literature winner Brown Girl Dreaming and poetry winner Faithful and Virtuous Night.

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Book News: Artist, Falconer And Neurosurgeon Make Costa Award Shortlist

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

With 20 nominees across five categories, it's little surprise that the Costa Book Award shortlists prove eclectic. Also: A remembrance of the late novelist and transgender activist Leslie Feinberg.

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Book News: Jonathan Franzen's New Novel Poised For September Release

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The book, titled Purity, promises an expansive sprawl and familiar themes, but also a few stylistic experiments. Meanwhile, Texas gears up for a hearing and final vote on much-debated textbooks.

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Book News: Mo'ne Davis Steps From The Pitcher's Mound Into Memoir

Monday, November 17, 2014

The teen pitcher, who made history at the Little League World Series, will tell her story in a book to be released in March. Also: R.A. Montgomery, an innovator in interactive reading, dies at age 78.

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Book News: In Support Of Persecuted Colleagues, Writers Turn To Letters

Friday, November 14, 2014

In the run-up to the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, authors have written open letters to several imperiled authors around the world. Also: A recap of the truce between Amazon and Hachette.

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Amazon And Hachette Reach A Deal On E-Book Pricing

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The multiyear agreement, which will take effect in early 2015, ends a months-long stalemate between the online retail giant and the publishing powerhouse.

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Book News: Even Good Writers Have Bad Sex Sometimes

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The Bad Sex in Fiction Award honors awful sex scenes in literature, and this year's shortlist boasts plenty of names you might not expect, including a Booker winner and a perennial Nobel favorite.

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Book News: Isabel Allende To Be Awarded Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The Chilean-American novelist is among 19 people slated to receive the highest civilian honor in the U.S. Also: The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm get a gruesome new translation.

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Book News: Battle Over Maurice Sendak's Book Collection Sparks A Lawsuit

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The dispute centers on many of the late author's rare books, which a Philadelphia museum says are being withheld by Sendak's trustees. Also: Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy may be coming to HBO.

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Book News: PBS Promises 'Olympic-Style' Coverage Of Miami Book Fair

Monday, November 10, 2014

The network will feature the massive festival, which boasts hundreds of authors and countless more attendees, in a live webcast. Across the Atlantic, The Hunger Games is getting a theater adaptation.

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Book News: John Steinbeck Story Resurfaces After 70 Years

Friday, November 07, 2014

Once read on radio by Orson Welles, "With Your Wings" had never been seen in print. Now, after a fateful discovery, it's set to be published. Also: Joshua Ferris has won the Dylan Thomas Prize.

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Book News: Netflix To Film Series From Lemony Snicket's 'Unfortunate Events'

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The streaming service reportedly plans to adapt A Series of Unfortunate Events into a TV show. In news of another stream, the Globe Theatre has put dozens of its Shakespeare productions online.

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In The World Of Rare Books, This Mystery Goes Off-Script

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Bradford Morrow's novel delves into literary forgery, and takes its time doing so. But when the truth belongs to those able to fake it, The Forgers — elegant yarn it may be — promises some knots, too.

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Book News: Falconer's Memoir Pulls Down Britain's Top Nonfiction Honor

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The win for Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk marks the first time that the Samuel Johnson Prize has gone to a memoir. Meanwhile, Lena Dunham answers sexual abuse allegations with a statement in Time.

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Book News: Tom Hanks Turns To The Typewriter For His Debut Collection

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The actor and director plans to write his first book of short stories, and he plans to make it about another collection — his personal trove of typewriters. Also: Jill Abramson details her startup.

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