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Judith Regan Settles Suit Against News Corporation

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Online Only, posted 1.28.08

Last Friday, publisher Judith Regan settled her $100 million dollar defamation suit filed last November against her former employer News Corporation, parent company of HarperCollins. The terms of the settlement remain confidential, but both parties released a joint statement claiming that the resolution was equitable and that neither party admitted liability.

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Steven Hall and Peter Godwin Win Borders Original Voices Awards

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Online Only, posted 1.25.08

Borders announced on Wednesday the winners of the 2007 Original Voices Awards. Steven Hall won in fiction for his debut novel, The Raw Shark Texts (Canongate), and Peter Godwin won in creative nonfiction for When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa (Little, Brown). Each will receive $5,000 at a ceremony in March, and their winning books will be highlighted at Borders outlets nationwide.

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Neither Side Backing Down in Ishmael Beah Memoir Dispute

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Online Only, posted 1.24.08

Five days after a newspaper in Australia published a report challenging the accuracy of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Sara Crichton Books, 2007) by Ishmael Beah, neither side is backing down; both the author and his publisher have issued statements defending the book while the Australian stands by its claims.

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Scholars Question Accuracy of Transcribed Frost Notebooks

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Online Only, posted 1.23.08

Robert Faggen, professor and chairman of the English department at Claremont McKenna College in California, has come under scrutiny for his transcription of Robert Frost's papers collected in The Notebooks of Robert Frost, published by Harvard University Press last January. According to two critics, the compilation of forty-seven of Frost's notebooks contains hundreds of errors.

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Facts in 2007 Best-selling Memoir Challenged by Australian Newspaper

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Online Only, posted 1.22.08

A newspaper in Australia recently published a report challenging the accuracy of A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier (Sara Crichton Books, 2007), a debut book by Ishmael Beah that was marketed in Starbucks and chosen as one of the best nonfiction books of the year by Time magazine.

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Rushdie's Visit to Mumbai Ignites Protest

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Online Only, posted 1.18.08

Salman Rushdie's recent visit to India sparked protests by Muslim groups, prompting threats from a leading organization to boycott the products manufactured by Rushdie’s hosts, the owners of a major Indian corporation, the Associated Press reported. Shortly after Rushdie's arrival, Muslim groups began demonstrating outside the home of the Godrej family, the owners of Godrej Industries Ltd., which manufactures furniture, machinery, and chemicals. As protests turned toward the family, the author ended his visit on Tuesday, two days earlier than planned.

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