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Actor Directs Adaptation of Brief Interviews With Hideous Men

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Online Only, posted 1.10.07

Fans of the television show The Office know him as the goofy character Jim Halpert, but actor John Krasinski (who has also appeared in the movies Kinsey, Jarhead, and Dreamgirls) will make his writing and directing debut with the film adaptation of David Foster Wallace’s short story collection, Brief Interviews With Hideous Men.

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Owner of Publishers Group West Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Online Only, posted 1.08.07

On December 29 Advanced Marketing Services (AMS), the owner of the independent press distributor Publishers Group West (PGW) and the primary supplier of books to the Costco, Sam’s Club, and BJ’s Wholesale Club chains of stores, filed for bankruptcy in a Delaware court.

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Publishers Avalon and Perseus Plan to Merge

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Online Only, posted 1.08.07

Perseus Book Group recently announced that it intends to acquire the Avalon Publishing Group, which includes the imprints Carroll & Graf, Seal Press, and Shoemaker and Hoard.

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Senate Confirms Dana Gioia for Second Term as NEA Chairman

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Online Only, posted 1.05.07

The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Dana Gioia for his second four-year term as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). President Bush reappointed Gioia to the position last September.

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Million-dollar Manuscripts Are Lost and Finally Found

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Online Only, posted 1.03.07

A rare book dealer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently reported that two handwritten manuscripts of short stories by the late Argentinean writer Jorge Luis Borges—valued at nearly one million dollars—had been lost, and possibly stolen, only to later find that the manuscripts had simply been misplaced.

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Folger Shakespeare Library Celebrates Seventy-five Years

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Online Only, posted 1.02.07

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. is marking its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2007 with Shakespeare in American Life, a yearlong schedule of events honoring the poet and playwright who inspired its founding.

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