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Book awards push for a wider audience

Oct 14, 2013
Literary prizes like the Man Booker and National Book Award try to broaden their appeal.
Posted In: literature, publishing
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Why is it so hard to make a career as a short story writer?

Oct 10, 2013
Alice Munro's Nobel Prize for Literature is unusual in that she was a short story writer, rather than a novelist. How did she manage to make a career as a short story writer?
Posted In: literature, Nobel Prize
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'Fifty Shades' of… wine?

Sep 25, 2013
Wine -- brought to you by the makers of erotic literary sensation 'Fifty Shades of Grey.'
Posted In: fifty shades of grey, wine, Books, literature, erotica
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Every scholarly article archived online

Sep 24, 2013
Prestigious institutions are joining forces to preserve literature.
Posted In: Perma, online archive, scholarly articles, literature
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Scrooge: Generous to a fault?

Dec 21, 2012
Ebeneezer Scrooge seems the epitome of a bad boss. He keeps the thermostat low, you have to beg for a day off and forget about a holiday office party. But is Scrooge's bad reputation undeserved?
Posted In: Christmas, literature
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A happy ending for Random House

Aug 25, 2010
Finally a publisher wins a fight in the brave new world of e-books. Last month, literary agent Andrew Wylie struck a deal with Amazon to publish a...
Posted In: Amazon, e-books, literature, Random House

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