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On the Books: Pulitzer-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies at 87

- Renowned American poet Galway Kinnell died of leukemia last week at the age of 87. Kinnell received numerous accolades throughout his career, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for 1982’s  607 more words

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Review: From Notting Hill to New York...Actually by Ali McNamara

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No one could accuse Scarlett O’Brien of having a boring life. Recently she has sought out her long lost mother, ran out on her fiancé on their wedding day and fell completely in love with another man. 397 more words

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Amazon's Kindle Scout Give Readers The Choice In Which Authors Gets Published - Kind Of

Despite its decidedly unfriendly-to-authors feud with a major publishing company, Amazon is touting a new program that provides an outlet for hopeful authors, while letting readers maybe, sort-of decide who’s worthy of being published. 438 more words

Amazon's Third-Quarter Losses

Publishing industry newsletter Shelf Awareness reports that in the third quarter Amazon lost a staggering $437 million, compared with a $41 million loss a year ago, while net sales were up 21.6% over the same period in 2013 to $20.58 billion., which was below industry forecasts. 406 more words

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Amazon's Dispute With Hachette Might Finally Be Hurting Its Sales

The book business launched Amazon to success, and now it’s hurting the online retailer’s growth.

Amazon announced its worst quarterly loss in 14 years Thursday, losing… 389 more words

Learning about EBooks

Over the past decade a new concept of reading has evolved which is slowly causing the death of physical paper books, magazines and newspapers. It’s called an e book. 749 more words

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