Feb 12

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Ursula Le Guin, best for her works of science fiction and fantasy, has been writing and publishing novels, children's books, poetry and drama for over four decades. In December, she withdrew her membership from the Author's Guild because she disagreed…

Dec 31

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Books in the aughts were not all for naught: there were mega novels (like Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" and Junot Diaz's "The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao"), a boom in book clubs, and the birth of the e-reader.

Dec 31

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A Look at Google Books

In another in our series about the future of literature and literacy, Spencer Michels looks at internet giant Google's controversial plan to offer millions of books online.

Oct 16

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"Juliet, Naked," a new novel by Nick Hornby, explores middle-age relationships, online communities, and the nature of being a fan of popular music.

It's December 2001 and a young midwestern college student named Tassie Keltjin is about to get a more worldly education when she accepts a part-time job as a nanny to the adopted child of a sophisticated Middle-aged couple. What happens…

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