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Langston Hughes's Collection of Rent Party Cards, Anne Carson Profile, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
3.15.13

Warner Brothers has filed a countersuit against Tolkien's estate, which sued Warner last year for eighty million dollars over unapproved Lord of the Rings merchandise; a University of Texas student discovered writing composed by Jupiter Hammon, the earliest published African-American poet; The Tragedy of Mister Morn, a previously unpublished play by Vladimir Nabokov is out next week from Knopf; and other news.

J. M. Coetzee's and Paul Auster's Correspondence, Self-Publishing at SXSW, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
3.11.13

Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in the DOJ's e-book price-fixing lawsuit; Alex Mar examines how Internet access is reshaping the experience of an artists' colony; poet Lisa Russ Spaar investigates the source of her insomnia; and other news.

Disney's Hyperion Refocusing, Dear Mark Twain, and More

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Evan Smith Rakoff
3.7.13

Barnes & Noble announced a major expansion of its NOOK Video offerings; the Wall Street Journal reports Disney-owned Hyperion is selling off its backlist to focus on publishing titles that promote its ABC television properties; Zainab Bahrani details the struggle to save the National Library of Iraq from oblivion; and other news.

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