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Novelists Speak Out Against Protests of Brick Lane Filming

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Online Only, posted 8.01.06

Novelists Salman Rushdie, Hari Kunzru, and Lisa Appignanesi recently spoke out against protests of the filming in London of the movie adaptation of Monica Ali's debut novel Brick Lane, published by Scribner in 2003.

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David Rivard Wins O. B. Hardison Jr. Poetry Prize

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Online Only, posted 7.31.06

Poet David Rivard recently won the Folger Shakespeare Library’s 2006 O. B. Hardison Jr. Poetry Prize. Rivard, whose most recent collection is Sugartown (Graywolf Press, 2006), received $10,000 and an invitation to read at the library in Washington, D.C.

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Protests in London Halt Filming of Monica Ali's Novel Adaptation

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Online Only, posted 7.27.06

Production of the movie based on Monica Ali's debut novel Brick Lane, published by Scribner in 2003, was halted on July 26 after protesters threatened to blockade London streets where scenes were scheduled to be filmed.

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Nick Laird, Joey Goebel Among Dylan Thomas Prize Finalists

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Online Only, posted 7.25.06

The longlist of finalists for the first Dylan Thomas Prize, to be awarded biennially for a book of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction by a writer under thirty, was recently announced in the late poet's hometown of Swansea, England.

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Former Department Store Executive Named CEO of Borders Bookstore Chain

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Online Only, posted 7.24.06

Borders Group, Inc., the company that operates the Borders and Waldenbooks chains of bookstores, recently named George Jones as its new CEO. Jones, the former head of the Saks Department Store Group, succeeds Greg Josefowicz, who announced his retirement in January.

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Louisiana Governor Nixes State Poem

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Online Only, posted 7.21.06

Kathleen Blanco, the governor of Louisiana, recently vetoed a bill to designate “I Love My Louisiana” as the state poem. The twenty-three-line poem was written by seventy-two-year-old Prairieville resident James Ellis Richardson.

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