Posted on 09/17/2018 at 10:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Novelist Haruki Murakami has taken himself out of the competition for the alternate Nobel Prize for Literature. The New...

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Tagged As: Awards, Contests, Scandal

Posted on 08/30/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New Academy announced its shortlist for the 2018 literature prize that’s replacing the Nobel. Voters worldwide...

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Tagged As: Awards, Contests, Scandal

Posted on 08/13/2018 at 09:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author V.S. Naipaul died this past weekend at age 85, leaving behind a complex legacy: literary prizes and troubling per...

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Tagged As: Obituary, Scandal

Posted on 07/25/2018 at 04:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that two men have been charged in one of the largest library thefts in history. More...

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Tagged As: Scandal

Posted on 07/23/2018 at 12:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On Saturday, a guest columnist for Forbes tweeted a link to his proposal that Amazon stores replace libraries to save mo...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Scandal

Posted on 07/20/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s been a rough year for Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk. In addition to the embezzlement scandal at his liter...

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Posted on 07/12/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New Academy has released its longlist of candidates for the alternative Nobel Prize for Literature. Swedish libraria...

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Posted on 07/12/2018 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The American Library Association finds itself in the headlines again, this time with a revision to its organizational bi...

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Tagged As: Libraries, Scandal

Posted on 07/02/2018 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A group of Swedish cultural figures plans to hand out an alternative Nobel Prize for Literature this fall. The New Acade...

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Posted on 07/02/2018 at 08:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Junot Diaz, in a new interview, has denied the allegations of inappropriate behavior made against him earlier thi...

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Tagged As: Scandal