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New J.K. Rowling story, Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, to be the first to be presented on stage.

Oct 26 2015: The Pottermore website announced Friday that there is to be an eighth story in the Harry Potter series - presented not as a book but as a play. The story will pick up after Harry says goodbye to his eldest children, James Sirius and Albus Severus, at Platform Nine and ...

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    Amazon sues writers of fake reviews

    Oct 20 2015: Amazon is suing more than 1,000 people suspected of providing fake 5-star reviews on its website having advertised their willingness to write glowing reviews on fiverr.com for as little as $5. This follows Amazon's earlier action, in April, when it sued several websites...

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      2015 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

      Oct 14 2015: The finalists for the 2015 National Book Award have been announced.

      The list for fiction includes:

      Karen E. Bender, Refund: Stories (Soft Skull/Counterpoint Press)

      Angela Flournoy, The Turner House (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

      Lauren Groff, Fates and Furies (...

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        Marlon James wins Man Booker

        Oct 13 2015: Jamaican author Marlon James has won the Man Booker Prize for his novel inspired by the attempted assassination of Bob Marley in the 1970s.

        Michael Wood, chair of the judges, described A Brief History of Seven Killings as the "most exciting" book on the shortlist.

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          Svetlana Alexievich wins the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature

          Oct 09 2015: Belarusian writer and journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature.

          Announcing the prize in Stockholm, the chair of the Swedish Academy, Sara Danius, called Alexievich's writing "a monument to courage and suffering in our time".

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            Nominate your favorite bookstore employee for a bonus from James Patterson

            Oct 07 2015: Author James Patterson has already donated millions of dollars to bookstores, libraries and other literary organizations in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Now he has set up a fund in partnership with the American Booksellers Association to provide bonuses of $...

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              Henning Mankell dies aged 67

              Oct 05 2015: Henning Mankell, the Swedish crime writer best known for his Kurt Wallander books has died aged 67 after being diagnosed with cancer last year. Credited with almost single-handedly establishing Sweden as a crime writer's ideal dystopia, he was a dedicated political ...

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                5 Under 35 Honorees announced

                Sep 30 2015: The National Book Foundation announced the 5 Under 35 honorees today:

                Angela Flournoy, The Turner House (HMH)
                Colin Barrett, Young Skins (Black Cat)
                Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Fra Keeler (Dorothy Project)
                Tracy O'Neill, The Hopeful (Ig Publishing)
                Megan Kruse, ...

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