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Revised Google Settlement Filed, Adelaide Writers Week Planned, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.16.09

Most foreign-language works have been dropped from the Google Books settlement; the Open Book Alliance has cried foul on the new deal; Sony is rolling out themed e-readers for the holidays; a library in Phoenix is going shopping after collecting a massive late fine; and other news.

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New Central Library Planned in Madison, Chemists Analyze Book Odor, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.13.09

Advocates for the visually impaired say the Kindle needs improvements; the submissions pool for a new literary journal is an online forum; staff at the Sonoma County Library system will take an unpaid furlough over the holidays; the musty smell of old books contains useful data for preservationists; the “On Translation” conference gets underway today in Vienna; and other news.

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Poetry Society Anticipates Centennial, NYPL Unveils New Logo, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.12.09

Amazon is re-releasing a trio of fiction titles originally published through BookSurge; Rupert Murdoch doesn’t want Google to keep him from charging for digital content; a British university press is hoping to expand its appeal with a new imprint; a public library in California is trying out a “fines-free” lending scheme; and other news.

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Brooklyn Seeks Next Poet Laureate, E-book Study Launched, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.11.09

A new tool lets “green” publishers stamp their eco-savings right into books; Amazon’s “Kindle for PC” app is live; Reed Elsevier suddenly has a new CEO; Andrew Sullivan’s print-on-demand project is steaming ahead; Reading, Pennsylvania may not lose its library branches after all; and other news.

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No Google Settlement Till Friday, France Rates Indie Booksellers, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.10.09

Germany is looking for a way to handle the digitization of copyright “orphans”; an English teacher has been suspended for assigning an explicit story; Amazon is wooing literary agents; squabbling has broken out among a trio of indie bookstores in Wisconsin; Waterstone’s focus on the bottom line has critics decrying its effects on literary culture; and other news.

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Revised Google Settlement Due Today, Gourevitch to Leave Paris Review, and More

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Online Only, posted 11.09.09

The Miami Book Fair International kicked off yesterday with a slightly leaner schedule; some of Britain’s university presses are ailing, some are banding together; B&N customers looking to preorder the Nook will have to wait a little longer than expected; amendments to the USA Patriot Act will face a Congressional vote; and other news.

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