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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez Has Died at the Age of 87 (April 17, 2014)

  • Boston Getting Life Size Bronze Sculpture of Edgar Allan Poe (April 16, 2014)

  • James Patterson Wins Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award (April 15, 2014)

  • Donna Tartt Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Goldfinch (April 14, 2014)

  • Anna Gasteyer Interviews Ann Brashares About Her New YA Novel (April 12, 2014)

  • Michael Bond to Publish New Paddington Bear Book called Love From Paddington (April 10, 2014)

  • ALA Announces Fiction and Nonfiction Shortlists for 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medals (April 7, 2014)

  • The Strand Magazine Publishes Previously Unseen Tennessee Williams Story (April 6, 2014)

  • Karen Joy Fowler Wins 2014 PEN/Faulkner Fiction Prize (April 4, 2014)

  • Authors Guild Attorney Testifies on Capitol Hill About Creating New National Digital Library (April 3, 2014)

  • Michael Connelly's Bosch Pilot Picked up for Full Season by Amazon Studios (April 2, 2014)

  • April Fool's Day: Lemony Snicket and Malcolm Gladwell in Major Plagiarism Scandal (April 1, 2014)

  • Judge Denise Cote Certifies Class Action Against Apple (March 29, 2014)

  • Amy Poehler is Named as the Honorary Chairperson of World Book Night (March 26, 2014)

  • Writers Guild of America Asks FCC to Stop Comcast Time Warner Merger (March 25, 2014)

  • PEN International Demands that Turkey Reinstate Twitter Access as a Civil Right (March 23, 2014)

  • The Vatican to Digitize 82,000 Rare Manuscripts and Make Them Available for Viewing Online (March 21, 2014)

  • J.R.R. Tolkien's Beowulf Translation Will Be Published for the First Time in May (March 20, 2014)

  • Ursula K. Le Guin Wins the Oregon Book Award for Fiction (March 18, 2014)

  • Roxana Robinson Elected as the New President of the Authors Guild (March 17, 2014)

  • Eight Writers Awarded $150,000 Yale Prize (March 16, 2014)

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Wins National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction (March 15, 2014)

  • Anne Rice is Writing New Book About the Vampire Lestat (March 13, 2014)

  • George Saunders Wins The Story Prize for Tenth of December (March 9, 2014)

  • College Board Removing Essay and Tough Vocabulary Words From SAT (March 8, 2014)

  • John Ridley Wins Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay (March 5, 2014)

  • Spike Jonez Wins Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (March 3, 2014)

  • Author Philip Roth Says He Is Done Writing Fiction (March 1, 2014)

  • Oscar Nominee John Ridley Discusses Writing the Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave (February 28, 2014)

  • Google Doodle Celebrates John Steinbeck's 112th Birthday (February 27, 2014)

  • Lewis Carroll Discusses His Hatred of Fame in Letter Up for Auction (February 26, 2014)

  • National Enquirer Forced to Fund New Playwriting Foundation in Honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman (February 25, 2014)

  • Screenwriter, Actor and Director Harold Ramis Has Died (February 24, 2014)

  • James Patterson Sends $267,000 to Help Indie Bookstores (February 20, 2014)

  • Finalists for L.A. Times Book Prize Announced (February 19, 2014)

  • Jackie Collins to Adapt Her Latest Novel for Film (February 14, 2014)

  • Penguin India Forced to Recall and Destroy Scholar Wendy Doniger's Book The Hindus: An Alternative History (February 13, 2014)

  • DreamWorks Animation Announces Launch of DreamWorks Press (February 10, 2014)

  • Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams Sued for $1 Billion for Alleged Theft of Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol Script (February 6, 2014)

  • Kindle Worlds Announces Deals With Veronica Mars, G.I. Joe and Ravenswood (February 5, 2014)

  • Academy Launches 2014 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition (February 4, 2014)

  • Spike Jonze Wins WGA Award for Best Original Screenplay for Her (February 3, 2014)

  • Swedish Crime Writer Henning Mankell Chronicles His Cancer Journal for Newspaper (February 1, 2014)

  • J.K. Rowling Suing The Daily Mail For Libel (January 31, 2014)

  • Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross to Write the Score for Gone Girl Movie (January 29, 2014)

  • Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo Wins the John Newbery Medal (January 27, 2014)

  • OverDrive Dumps WMA, Announces all Audiobooks Sold to Libraries Will be in MP3 Format (January 26, 2014)

  • Amazon Launches Christian Imprint Named Waterfall Press (January 25, 2014)

  • Mindy Kaling Stars in the Book Trailer for B.J. Novak's New Fiction Collection (January 24, 2014)

  • BEA Rebrands Consumer Day as BookCon (January 22, 2014)

  • Amazon Announces Seventh Annual Breakthrough Novel Award Contest (January 20, 2014)

  • Simon and Schuster Expands Ebook Presence in U.S. Libraries With Full Catalog (January 19, 2014)

  • Simon and Schuster Launching New SF Imprint Called Simon451 (January 17, 2014)

  • Screenplay Nominees for the 86th Oscars Announced (January 16, 2014)

  • James Frey Sells Rights to YA Novel Endgame to Fox and HarperCollins for $2 Million (January 15, 2014)

  • Spike Jonze Wins Best Screenplay at 2014 Golden Globes (January 12, 2014)

  • Shia LaBeouf Announces Plan to Withdraw From Public Life, Then Skywrites 5 Mile Long Message (January 11, 2014)

  • Kensington Acquires Lyrical Press as its Digital Imprint (January 10, 2014)

  • Danielle Steel Named a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur by French Government (January 9, 2014)

  • Apple Asks for External Monitor to be Fired Over Exorbitant Fees, Personal Bias (January 8, 2014)

  • WGA Announces 2014 Writers Guild Awards Screen Nominations (January 5, 2014)

  • British Lawyer Who Blabbed J.K. Rowling's Secret Pen Name Gets Fined and Reprimanded (January 3, 2014)

  • Shia LaBeouf Apologizes for Plagiarism Using Sky Writing (January 2, 2014)

  • Trailer for Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond Starring Dominic Cooper (December 30, 2013)

  • Mommas Gone City Blogger Jessica Shyba Lands Two Book Deal With MacMillan (December 28, 2013)

  • Shia LaBeouf Facing Possible Legal Action for Plagiarism (December 27, 2013)

  • Author and Screenwriter Ned Vizzini Dead at 32 (December 20, 2013)

  • David Lagercrantz Hired to Pen More Books in Stieg Larsson's Millenium Series (December 17, 2013)

  • Amazon.com Launches Short Story Imprint Called StoryFront (December 8, 2013)

  • New York Magazine Goes From a Weekly to Biweekly Schedule (December 2, 2013)

  • Rare Book of Psalms Sells for $14.16 Million at Auction (December 1, 2013)

  • Three Unpublished J.D. Salinger Manuscripts Leaked Online (November 30, 2013)

  • Apple Objects to Mega Bill Submitted by Court Ordered Antitrust Monitor (November 29, 2013)

  • Buttercupgate: Suzanne Collins Forces Director of Hunger Games to Fire Cat Who Played Buttercup, Part Recast (November 27, 2013)

  • James McGrath Wins the National Book Award for Fiction (November 26, 2013)

  • Screenwriter and Teacher Syd Field Dies at 77 (November 19, 2013)

  • Nobel Prize Winning Author Doris Lessing Dead at 94 (November 18, 2013)

  • Google Wins Big as Judge Rules Against Authors Guild in Decade Long Book Scanning Case (November 15, 2013)

  • Artie Lange Reads Terrible Reviews of His Bestselling First Book, Too Fat to Fish (November 12, 2013)

  • Bestselling Author Michael Palmer Dies at 71 (November 9, 2013)

  • Amazon Launches Day One, a Digital Publication Dedicated to Short Fiction and Poetry (October 31, 2013)

  • Michael Arndt is Out, J.J. Abrams and Lawrence Kasdan are In as Screenwriters for Star Wars: Episode VII (October 28, 2013)

  • Larry Kirshbaum Leaving Amazon.com in January, Daphne Durham Takes Over Publishing Role (October 25, 2013)

  • Novelist Eleanor Catton Talks Winning the Booker Prize (October 23, 2013)

  • Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere Banned From New Mexico High School Reading List (October 18, 2013)

  • National Book Awards Finalists Announced (October 16, 2013)

  • New Zealand Author Eleanor Catton Wins the 2013 Man Booker Prize (October 15, 2013)

  • Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist Oscar Hijuelos Dead at 62 (October 14, 2013)

  • McDonald's to Distribute Original Books With Happy Meals (October 12, 2013)

  • Stephen King Talks Doctor Sleep With George Stephanopoulos (October 11, 2013)

  • Joan Rivers Avoids a Disciplinary Hearing, Settles With WGA-East (October 8, 2013)

  • Bloomsbury Launching YA Digital Imprint Called Bloomsbury Spark (October 5, 2013)

  • Bestselling Author Tom Clancy Dead at 66 (October 4, 2013)

  • Alice Oswald Wins Warwick Prize For Memorial, a Reworking of Homer's The Iliad (September 25, 2013)

  • HarperCollins Opens Public Voting in BookSmash Challenge (September 21, 2013)

  • Man Booker Prize Now Open to Authors From Around the Globe (September 18, 2013)

  • 2013 Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced (September 13, 2013)

  • J.K. Rowling to Write Screenplays for New Films Set in Harry Potter Universe (September 12, 2013)

  • Judge Issues Penalties Against Apple in Ebook Price Fixing Case (September 8, 2013)

  • E.L. Doctorow and Maya Angelou to be Honored by National Book Foundation (September 7, 2013)








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