Poets Nikky Finney and Donika Kelly in conversation; Dan Chiasson profiles poet Ishion Hutchinson; Dr. Seuss estate sues over Seuss-Star Trek “mashup” book; and other news.
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French novelist Patrick Modiano wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature; Billy Collins on poetry and leadership; Twin Cities–based bookstore to close; and other news.
The New York Times launches new best-seller lists; Lena Dunham’s forthcoming memoir; The Great Gatsby, tweet by tweet; and other news.
Farhad Manjoo ponders the driving force behind Amazon’s rapid expansion; Google’s book-scanning lawsuit was dismissed yesterday by Judge Denny Chin; anthropologist Jamshid Tehrani traced the geographic origins of “Little Red Riding Hood”; and other news.
Emily Dickinson online archive fuels debate; Ian Crouch discusses the proliferation of neologisms; Arizona approves Mexican-American studies books; ten scary novels for Halloween; and other news.
The author most recently of the memoir Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood, published in September by the University of Minnesota Press, Kate Hopper discusses the importance of trademarking one's work to keep it protected.
J. K. Rowling received a cash settlement from her law firm; Rebecca J. Rosen looks at the current state of copyright law; Jason Boog showcases a tool to help writers collaborate online; and other news.
Jessica Grose gathered five writing tips from Carl Hiaasen; Jason Diamond considers the strange afterlife of Zelda Fitzgerald; the Faulkner estate lost its lawsuit against the makers of the Woody Allen film Midnight in Paris; and other news.
Ending a seven-year legal stand-off, Google and the Association of American Publishers have settled their differences over Google's digitization of copyrighted books and journals.