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A Newspaper Expands Book Coverage While Yet Another One Cuts It Back

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Online Only, posted 1.03.08

In an editorial published in last Sunday's edition of the Times-Picayune, a daily newspaper in New Orleans, the editors wrote, "In the past year, newspapers across the country have made dramatic cutbacks in their coverage of books," and went on to announce that on January 11 the newspaper will debut "The Reading Life," an expanded package of book reviews and coverage of the New Orleans literary scene in the Living section each Friday.

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Vermont Home of Robert Frost Ransacked

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Online Only, posted 1.02.08

Homer Noble Farm, one of the residences of four-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Robert Frost, was vandalized last Friday by what authorities believe to be a group of up to fifty underage partygoers, the Associated Press reported.

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Borders and Sony Open E-book Store Online

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Online Only, posted 12.21.07

Borders announced yesterday that it has partnered with Sony to launch a new online store offering over twenty-five thousand e-books available for download onto the Sony Reader. The site is accessible only to Borders customers who purchase the device from one of the bookseller’s brick-and-mortar stores.

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Edwidge Danticat and Tracy K. Smith Among Essence Literary Awards Finalists

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Online Only, posted 12.20.07

On February 7, 2008, Essence magazine will hold its first literary awards ceremony in New York City. Yesterday the lifestyle magazine for African American women announced the finalists in nine categories, including inspiration, nonfiction, current affairs, and photography.

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Emory University to Acquire Alice Walker Archive

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Online Only, posted 12.19.07

Emory University announced recently that after ten years of negotiations it has reached a deal with Alice Walker to acquire the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's papers. The archive includes journals and manuscripts dating to Walker’s teenage years in the 1950s and correspondence with eminent feminists such as Gloria Steinem and Tillie Olsen, among other artists and public figures. Walker said that Emory, located in the author’s native Georgia, is "a place where my archive can rest with joy in the company it keeps," the Associated Press reported.

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Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns Tops 2007 Book Sense Best-Seller List

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Online Only, posted 12.18.07

The American Booksellers Association released recently its 2007 Book Sense Best-seller list, which highlights the most popular titles sold at independent bookstores during the previous year. Fifteen books were featured in the categories of hardcover fiction, paperback fiction, hardcover nonfiction, paperback nonfiction, children’s fiction, and children’s illustrated.

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