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Rights to Ten Steinbeck Titles Back in Penguin's Court

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Online Only, posted 8.15.08

On Wednesday, a federal appeals court returned to Penguin Group the rights to publish ten of John Steinbeck's works, overturning a 2006 decision that granted rights to the late author's son and granddaughter. 

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Howard Junker to Retire, ZYZZYVA to Live On

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Online Only, posted 8.14.08

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Howard Junker, the stalwart editor of the San Francisco literary magazine ZYZZYVA, recently announced that he will retire at the end of next year. In the editor's note of the Fall 2008 issue, which was recently published, Junker makes clear that although there was discussion among board members about the possibility of the journal retiring along with its founding editor, ZYZZYVA will continue to be released three times a year after his departure.

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Vintage Takes Suddenly Topical McInerney Novel Back to Press

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Online Only, posted 8.13.08

Nineteen years after it was first published by Vintage Books, the paperback imprint of Random House has ordered twenty-five hundred additional copies of Jay McInerney's Story of My Life to be printed. The move comes not as a response to the sucess of McInerney's latest novel, but rather to last week's news that John Edwards had an affair with Rielle Hunter.

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Poetry as Prop Becomes Hot Topic

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Online Only, posted 8.12.08

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Sad as it may be, when poetry shows up on television it's big news. The blogosphere has been in a twitter over the recent appearance of Frank O'Hara's Meditations in an Emergency on Mad Men, the Golden Globe-winning drama series on AMC.

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Property Woes May Persist for Beyond Baroque

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Online Only, posted 8.11.08

Beyond Baroque, a Los Angeles-based literary nonprofit, is having a rather hectic fortieth anniversary year. The organization, which celebrated in February when the L.A. City Council voted unanimously to approve a twenty-five-year extension of its lease just days before it was due to expire and be auctioned to other nonprofits, recently encountered another round of property complications, according to a press release distributed by Friends of Beyond Baroque. Citing an inside source at L.A.

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Lulu Teams with weRead to Promote Self-Published Titles

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Online Only, posted 8.08.08

Self-published authors looking to get the word out about their books are being offered a new online forum for promotion. Lulu, the self-publishing Web site and marketplace, has joined with social networking site weRead, which will allow the over six hundred thousand books published through Lulu to be featured in weRead's comprehensive library of all books in print.

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