National Book Award in Fiction longlist announced; Terrance Hayes on music in poetry; Alison Bechdel to write memoir on fitness fads; and other news.
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J. K. Rowling campaigns against Scottish independence; indie bookstores report sales are up; the demand for dystopian fiction; and other news.
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Simon & Schuster partners with Regan Arts; early J. D. Salinger stories republished; Oakland couple creates new space for poetry; and other news.
San Francisco bookstores struggle with high rents; writers discussing money; one-star reviews of classic literature; and other news.