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Shakespeare & Company bookstore served as refuge during Paris attacks; The Diary of Anne Frank gets a coauthor; literature’s relation to evolutionary theory; and other news.
by Kevin Nance
When universities face budget cuts, their presses are often the first to meet the chopping block, causing waves of unemployment for writers and editors alike. In the wake of their own shutdown, however, the University of Akron community fought to get theirs back.
The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.
George W. Bush pens biography of his father; John Cheever’s Ossining house for sale; sex guide returned to NYPL after 54 years; and other news.
Lucinda Williams’s new album contains father’s poetry; Amazon employee crashes drone; Oyster's e-book catalogue now available on web and mobile browsers; and other news.
Northwestern University sues author; Pearson reports a profit; Elizabeth E. Barker named director of the Boston Athenæum; and other news.
Authors Guild declines Amazon proposal; librarians’ efforts for security; the daily routines of well-known writers; and other news.
Wattpad acquires the Red Room; Little Free Library arsonist at large; a reading in honor of Edward Snowden; and other news.
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