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Beckett's British Publisher to Retire and Sell Rights

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Online Only, posted 3.22.07

John Calder, the namesake and owner of the British publisher Calder Publications, recently announced that he plans to retire and sell the rights to publish the company’s books, which include the British copyrights to many of Samuel Beckett’s novels.

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AbeBooks Creates Book Recommendation System

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Online Only, posted 3.21.07

The used book Web site AbeBooks recently launched a book recommendation system that draws titles from personal collections compiled on LibraryThing, a book cataloging Web site created by Tim Spalding in 2005. Whenever an AbeBooks user searches for one of the ten million books listed in the databases of both AbeBooks and LibraryThing, the new BookHints system will generate a list of three to six other books that the user might enjoy.

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PEN American Center Elects Prose as New President

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Online Only, posted 3.20.07

During its annual meeting last night, the PEN American Center elected Francine Prose to succeed biographer Ron Chernow as its president. Chernow had served a one-year term and could have run for reelection, but declined for personal reasons.

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Poetry Café Wins $100,000 Small Business Competition

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Online Only, posted 3.19.07

On March 13, a group of three poets won the $100,000 Microsoft "Ultimate Challenge" small business competition for their proposal of establishing a poetry café. The Mayhem Poets—Mason Granger, Kyle Sutton, and Scott Tarazevits, three friends who met at Rutgers University in New Jersey—entered the contest with an idea for a full-service restaurant that holds daily poetry workshops and nightly poetry performances.

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Director of Loft Literary Center to Retire

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Online Only, posted 3.14.07

On March 9, Linda Myers, the executive director of the Minneapolis-based nonprofit Loft Literary Center, announced that she will retire in October.

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AAP Honors "The View"

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Online Only, posted 3.13.07

At a ceremony last Tuesday during its annual meeting, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) presented the ABC daytime television show The View with its AAP Honors award. The show—hosted by Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Rosie O’Donnell, and Barbara Walters—will donate the award’s five thousand dollar prize to the literacy organization First Book, which provides books to children from low-income families.

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