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James Frey Lawsuit Settled: Judge Orders 1,729 Refunds

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Online Only, posted 11.05.07

On Friday, a federal court judge in New York City approved a settlement in the lawsuit brought against Random House by 1,729 readers who bought James Frey's controversial memoir A Million Little Pieces. Those readers, all of whom bought the book before January 26, 2006, the day the author and his publisher acknowledged that parts of the book are fictional, will receive a refund. The settlement will cost Random House $27,348 in refunds as well as over $1 million in legal expenses. The settlement also calls for the publisher to donate a total of $180,000 to the American Red Cross, the Hazeldon addiction treatment center, and First Book.

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Houghton Mifflin Inks Deal to Deliver Books to Cell Phones

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Online Only, posted 11.02.07

Houghton Mifflin announced today that it has signed a deal with the technology company Mobifusion to offer the electronic delivery of books to cell phones, Publishers Weekly reported.

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First Man Asian Literary Prize Finalists Announced in Hong Kong

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Online Only, posted 10.30.07

The finalists for the inaugural Man Asian Literary Prize were announced in Hong Kong last Friday by Man Group, the sponsor of the Man Booker Prize. The $10,000 prize will be awarded annually for Asian fiction and nonfiction that is unpublished in English. 

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Harcourt and Area Bookstores Affected by California Wildfires

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Online Only, posted 10.26.07

The wildfires that have swept southern California this past week have caused several bookstores and at least one publisher, Harcourt, to temporarily halt business, Publishers Weekly recently reported.

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Random House Named Best Book Publisher to Work For

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Online Only, posted 10.23.07

A recenty study by Book Business titled "20 Best Book Publishing Companies to Work For" ranked Random House, the world's largest English-language trade book publisher, as the best employer. 

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Robert Pinsky Hosts Alzheimer's Documentary

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Online Only, posted 10.22.07

Robert Pinsky recently lent his voice to a documentary film about the work of Memory Bridge: The Foundation for Alzheimer’s and Cultural Memory in Chicago. Pinsky’s most recent poetry collection, Gulf Music, was published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on October 16.

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