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Nobel Secretary Causes Stir With Criticism of American Literature

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Online Only, posted 10.01.08

Horace Engdahl, the permanent secretary for the Swedish Academy and top jury member for the Nobel Prize, sent ripples through the literary community yesterday when he criticized American writers in an interview with the Associated Press.

 

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Controversial Book Bound for Stores Despite London Firebombing

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Online Only, posted 9.30.08

Eric Kampmann, president of Beaufort Books, the U.S. publisher that bought Sherry Jones's The Jewel of Medina after Random House cancelled publication of the novel three months ago, told Publishers Weekly yesterday that his plans to publish the book remain in place and that the controversial title should be in stores by the end of the week.

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Twain House Forges Ahead With Series of Fund-raisers

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Online Only, posted 9.29.08

Faced with financial woes that have threatened to close its doors, the Mark Twain House and Museum has planned a series of fund-raising events aimed at saving the historic site in Hartford, Connecticut.

 

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The Bookkeeper Bungle: Indie Publisher Recalls Errant Rejection Letters

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Online Only, posted 9.26.08

Feeling snubbed by Academy Chicago, the thirty-three-year-old independent press praised by many writers as author-friendly? Check your rejection letter—you may have received it in error.

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USDA to Museum: Hemingway's Six-Toed Cats Can Stay

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Online Only, posted 9.26.08

The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West, Florida, announced yesterday that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that allows around fifty cats to stay on the grounds of the Nobel Prize winner's home. The famous six-toed cats—descended from a cat named Snowball—were the subject of a five-year battle between the museum and the federal government.

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National Book Foundation Honors Five Debut Fiction Writers

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Online Only, posted 9.25.08

The National Book Foundation announced yesterday the five debut fiction writers who will be honored at the third annual 5 Under 35 celebration.

 

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