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First printed book in English sells for nearly $2 million; feminist author Laurie Penny attacked online; a poet enters the world of Las Vegas performance; and other news.

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Women & Children First Bookstore sold; a robot writes poetry in a mall; Joely Richardson to play Emily Dickinson; and other news.

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Wattpad acquires the Red Room; Little Free Library arsonist at large; a reading in honor of Edward Snowden; and other news.

The Art of Reading Lauren Slater

by William Giraldi

The Literary Life

July/August 2014

<p>In her genre-defying book <i>Lying: A Metaphorical Memoir</i>, published in 2000 by Random House, Lauren Slater toys with the conventions of fact, fiction, memory, and art, introducing fabricated occurrences and physical conditions to unveil the truth of her experience—and of the human condition.</p>

Posted 6.17.14

Lacy M. Johnson reads an excerpt from her memoir The Other Side, forthcoming in July from Tin House Books.

I crash through the screen door, arms flailing like two loose propellers, stumbling like a woman on fire: hair and clothes ablaze. Or I do not stumble. I make no noise at all as I open the door with one hand, holding a two-by-four above my head with the other. My feet and legs carry me forward, the rest of my body still, like a statue. Like a ninja. A cartoon.

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Judge upholds latest suit in ongoing e-book antitrust case; an e-book thriller based on missing Malaysia Airlines flight; a new prize sponsored by Georgia’s poet laureate; and other news.

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Moneyball for books; Hachette responds to Amazon; LeVar Burton kick-starting Reading Rainbow reboot; and other news.

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J. Lo’s challenging memoir; Authors Alliance takes off; one hundred and fifty new words; and other news.

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Jane Campion makes a bid to direct film adaptation of Rachel Kushner’s The Flame Throwers; promoting diversity in children’s literature; the growing popularity of “cell phone novels”; and other news.

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The detective work that exposed memoirist Misha Defonseca; Tennessee school board overturns ban on Mark Haddon novel; the struggle to avoid a monopoly in the publishing industry; and other news.

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