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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 The $10,000 prize will be awarded annually for Asian fiction and nonfiction that is unpublished in English.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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Novelist Summer Wood Wins $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award

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Online Only, posted 10.19.07

A Room of Her Own Foundation, the nonprofit organization based outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico, recently announced that New Mexico novelist Summer Wood is the winner of its $50,000 Gift of Freedom Award.

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Irish Novelist Anne Enright Wins 2007 Man Booker Prize

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Online Only, posted 10.17.07

Forty-five-year-old novelist Anne Enright yesterday won the 2007 Man Booker Prize for The Gathering (Jonathan Cape). Enright lives in Dublin, where she was born, and is the second Irish woman, after Iris Murdoch in 1978, to have won the prize. She received £50,000 (approximately $102,048).

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