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National Book Award Fiction Shortlist Announced

Oct 15 2014: The National Book Awards have announced their fiction shortlist

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    National Book Foundation Announces YA Shortlist

    Oct 15 2014: The National Book Award shortlist for this year's Young People's Literature category is:

    Threatened by Eliot Schrefer (Scholastic)
    The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin (Roaring Brook/Macmillan)
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      Australian Author Wins Man Booker Prize

      Oct 14 2014: Australian author Richard Flanagan has won the £50,000 Man Booker Prize for his wartime novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. Flanagan's novel is set during the construction of the Thailand-Burma Death Railway in World War Two. This was the first year that the Man ...

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        Amazon to open store near Empire State Building in New York, also in San Francisco and Sacramento

        Oct 13 2014: Amazon will soon open small warehouse/stores in Manhattan, San Francisco and Sacramento.

        According to the Wall Street Journal, which reported on the New York store, apparently, the stores will function as "mini warehouse, with limited inventory for same-day delivery...

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          Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

          Oct 09 2014: Patrick Modiano, the French novelist whose works often explore the traumas of the Nazi occupation of France and hinge on the themes of memory, alienation and the puzzle of identity, won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.

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            HarperCollins expands into Germany, its first foray into foreign-language publishing

            Oct 08 2014: In its first foray into foreign-language publishing, HarperCollins is creating HarperCollins Germany with a first list of 50 titles. The new operation is an expansion of the Harlequin publishing program in Hamburg, which will provide the resources to support the ...

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              More than 450,000 self published books released in 2013 - and that's just in the USA

              Oct 08 2014: Bowker's latest report on the number of self-published titles rose again in 2013, increasing 16.5%, to 458,564. The increase was due to an increase in new print books which rose 28.8% to 302,622 offsetting a decline in self-published e-books which fell 1.6%, to 155,942....

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                5 Under 35 honorees are Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Alex Gilvarry, Phil Klay, Valeria Luiselli and Kirstin Valdez Quade

                Oct 01 2014: The National Book Foundation has announced the 2014 "5 Under 35" honorees, recognizing five young fiction writers. The honorees are all chosen by previous National Book Award winners and finalists:

                Yelena Akhtiorskaya, Panic in a Suitcase (Riverhead, ...

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