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Mediabistro Sold for $23 Million

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Online Only, posted 7.19.07

On Monday, founder Laurel Touby sold Mediabistro, the Web site serving freelance writers, editors, designers, and other media and creative professionals, for $23 million to Jupitermedia Corporation, an Internet research company that owns several media Web sites.

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Glass Sets Cohen's Poems to Music

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Online Only, posted 7.17.07

Last Saturday night, the poetry of Leonard Cohen and the melodies of Philip Glass were featured in the New York City premiere of Book of Longing, a ninety-minute concert at Lincoln Center.

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Writer From Uganda Wins 2007 Caine Prize for African Writing

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Online Only, posted 7.10.07

The judges of the Caine Prize for African Writing announced yesterday that Monica Arac de Nyeko, a twenty-eight-year-old fiction writer from Uganda, won this year's prize for her short story "Jambula Tree," from her collection African Love Stories (Ayebia Clarke Publish...

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond: Syd Barrett Poem Sold at Auction

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Online Only, posted 7.06.07

A poem written in the 1960s by Syd Barrett, a founding member of the band Pink Floyd who died last July, was recently sold at auction in Cambridge, England, for £4,600 (approximately $9,250). The short poem, which Barrett wrote to his then girlfriend Viv Brans, included the lines "Little Twig isn't big / To you but she is to me" and was accompanied by a simple sketch of Brans. The two items were sold to a private collector.

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Founder of Bookstore Tourism Plans a National Tour of Indie Bookstores

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Online Only, posted 7.03.07

Larry Portzline, the founder of the grassroots movement Bookstore Tourism, announced yesterday that he plans to embark on a ten-week trip to visit independent bookstores across the country.

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More Than a Hundred Authors Join Reading to Protest Mugabe

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Online Only, posted 7.02.07

Poets John Ashbery, Jorie Graham, Michael Palmer, and Adrienne Rich are among more than a hundred authors who have signed an appeal for a "worldwide reading" on September 9 to protest the actions of Robert Mugabe, the president of Zimbabwe.

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