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  • Ahmed Saadawi Wins 2014 International Prize for Arabic Fiction (May 17, 2014): Ahmed Saadawi is the winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction. He won with his novel Frankenstein in Baghdad.

  • John Green Talks The Fault in Our Stars on Today Show (May 12, 2014): John Green stopped by the Today Show to talk about his book, The Fault in Our Stars.

  • Edgar Allan Poe House Reopens in Baltimore (May 6, 2014): The Edgar Allan Poe House has reopened in Baltimore. It will be open on weekends starting May 24.

  • Kevin Spacey Discusses New Documentary, Playing Shakespeare's Richard III (May 2, 2014): House of Card star Kevin Spacey discusses his other passion: Shakespeare. He has a new documentary about the world tour of Richard III in which he plays the power hungry king.

  • National Book Award Judges Named for 2014 (April 1, 2014): The National Book foundation has announced the judges for the 2014 National Book Awards. The entry form closes on May 15th for submissions.

  • Longlist for 2014 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Announced (March 29, 2014): The longlist for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction has been announced.

  • Charlie Chaplin's Novella, Footlights, is Published for the First Time (February 28, 2014): Charlie Chaplin's 30,000-word novella Footlights is being published for the first time as part of a bigger book.

  • The Folio Prize Announces Inaugural Shortlist (February 27, 2014): The Folio Prize has announced its inaugural shortlist. There are eight books on the 2014 shortlist.

  • E.L. Doctorow's Accepts the 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (November 26, 2013): E.L. Doctorow gave an interesting speech about the Internet and free speech as he accepted the 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

  • Neil Gaiman Takes Over the Book Section of The Guardian for a Day (July 27, 2013): Bestselling author Neil Gaiman was given absolute power over the Books section of The Guardian -- for one day. He actually had to work quite a bit.

  • Bestselling Indian Author Vikram Seth Blows Book Deadline, Asked to Return 1 Million Pound Advance (July 14, 2013): Author and poet Vikram Seth asked to return 1 million pound advance after missing the deadline for the sequel to A Suitable Boy.

  • The Marlowe Papers Wins Desmont Elliott Prize (July 8, 2013): The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber is the winner of the 2013 Desmont Elliott Prize. The novel is written entirely in verse.

  • Richard Ford and Timothy Egan Win 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Adult Fiction and Nonfiction (July 1, 2013): Richard Ford and Timothy Egan are the 2013 winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

  • ALA Launching LibraryReads this Fall, Featuring Monthly Book Picks (June 29, 2013): American Library Association launching LibraryReads this fall. The site will feature top ten recommended reads from librarians across the U.S.

  • Outgoing President of Lycoming College Finds Document Signed by Lincoln (June 14, 2013): The president of Lycoming College was cleaning out his office before he retired when he found an original document signed by Abraham Lincoln.

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