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Ecco Lands Two Novels on Merc Center's First Novel Prize Shortlist

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Online Only, posted 9.04.08

The Mercantile Library Center for Fiction recently announced the shortlist for the 2008 John Sargent Sr. First Novel Prize. The annual award is named after the former president and CEO of Doubleday; funded by his family, the prize is worth ten thousand dollars. 

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Louise Glück Wins $100,000 Wallace Stevens Award

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Online Only, posted 9.03.08

The Academy of American Poets announced on Tuesday that Louise Glück has been named the winner of the 2008 Wallace Stevens Award, which carries with it a prize of $100,000.

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Amazon Acquires Shelfari

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Online Only, posted 9.02.08

A little more than three weeks after Amazon bought AbeBooks, the online retailer announced that it has acquired Shelfari, the social networking site for book lovers. 

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Melbourne Named City of Literature

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Online Only, posted 8.28.08

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) recently named Melbourne, Australia, a City of Literature, three days before the start of the Melbourne Writers Festival. The honor, given for the first time in 2004 to Edinburgh, Scotland, recognizes Melbourne’s thriving literary and publishing communities.

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Final Works of Sir Walter Scott Find a Publisher

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Online Only, posted 8.27.08

Nearly two hundred years after they were written, two lost works of Sir Walter Scott, The Siege Of Malta and Bizarro, have found a publisher.

 

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Penguin Launches Bookish Dating Site

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Online Only, posted 8.26.08

Penguin U.K. has teamed up with Match.com to introduce a dating Web site for book lovers, or for anyone, according to the publisher, who has "ever wished real life could be as romantic as a novel."

 

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