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While announcing the shortlist for the annual U.K.-based Carnegie Medal for children's writing this week, the organizers also released a list of their top ten favorite titles of all time. According to an article in ... Read More »

April 20, 2007 | Filed under: Awards


The Independent posted an excerpt of an article originally published in the UK-based Mslexia magazine, in which Danuta Kean discusses the process of bringing great books to the big screen. The article references recent films ... Read More »

April 17, 2007 | Filed under: Authors


A 390-page tell-all about the sex lives of French politicians, Sexus Politicus, "has catapulted to the top of the nonfiction bestseller lists," as the New York Times reports. The authors are "veteran investigative reporters" who ... Read More »

October 18, 2006 | Filed under: Industry news


The Guardian features an article today about Kathy O'Beirne, whose bestselling memoir Don't Ever Tell (sold as Kathy's Story in Ireland) came under fire yesterday from seven of her brothers and sisters, who "denounced the ... Read More »

September 20, 2006 | Filed under: Authors


Quillblog doesn't want to get anyone's hopes up, but there is an Ann Coulter plagiarism scandal brewing. Last Sunday, shortly after the release of her new book, Godless, the New York Post, a newspaper that ... Read More »

July 7, 2006 | Filed under: Industry news


The Morning News, the American website that recently ran its annual Tournament of Books, has announced another book-themed contest inspired by the controversy over Kaavya Viswanathan's apparent plagiarism. (Her publisher, Little, Brown, has decided to ... Read More »

April 28, 2006 | Filed under: Industry news