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The Top 100 Books on Facebook - Posted September 10, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team curled up with ... [AllFacebook]

Oyster Now Counts 500k Books in Subscription Collection - Posted May 9, 2014
Oyster, the eBook subscription service that has been referred to as "the Netflix of eBooks," now has 500,000 eBooks in its lending library. New titles include: How Music Works by David Byrne, Flight Behavior by ... [GalleyCat]

Wendell Berry Wins the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award - Posted August 13, 2013
The Dayton Literary Peace Prize Foundation has named Wendell Berry as the winner of the 2013 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. The award comes with a $10,000 honorarium. Berry will be honored at a gala ceremony scheduled to take place on November 3rd. Tim O'Br... [GalleyCat]

Beth Lamb Named Associate Publisher at Vintage Anchor - Posted June 27, 2013
A number of publishing organizations have announced new hires this past week. Beth Lamb will move from Rodale to Random House's Vintage Anchor imprint as vice president and associate publisher. She will report to Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group executive vice president Anne Messitte. ... [GalleyCat]

Should You Skip Book Reviews About Your Favorite Authors? - Posted June 10, 2013
If you love an author, should you skip reading book reviews about their books? Critically acclaimed novelist Barbara Kingsolver (pictured) reviewed Karen Joy Fowler's ... [GalleyCat]

Free Samples of the 2013 Orion Book Award Finalists - Posted March 27, 2013
The finalists for the 2013 Orion Book Award have been revealed. Below, we've linked to free samples of the finalists for your reading pleasure. The prize honors both nonfiction and fiction, producing a unique mix of authors. H... [GalleyCat]

Tim O'Brien Wins the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award - Posted November 27, 2012
Vietnam War veteran Tim O'Brien has won the 2012 Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award. This $10,000 honorarium is awarded by the organizers behind the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. During the ceremony, the National Book Award-winning novelist fought back tears as he accepted his award. ... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Choice Awards Open For Voting - Posted October 30, 2012
Goodreads has opened up voting for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, a contest in which readers can decide on the best books of the year. Books up for nomination include titles from Junot D az... [GalleyCat]

Goodreads Choice Awards Open For Voting - Posted October 30, 2012
Goodreads has opened up voting for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, a contest in which readers can decide on the best books of the year. Books up for nomination include titles from Junot D az... [semanticweb.com]

BookExpo America Galley Guides - Posted May 22, 2012
What book are you most excited about this year? Over at Library Journal, Barbara Hoffert has published her annual "BEA Galley & Signing Guide." The handy resource will hel... [GalleyCat]

Barbara Kingsolver Wins £30,000 Orange Prize - Posted June 9, 2010
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver (pictured) has won the Orange Prize for Fiction for The Lacuna. In 1999, her novel The Poisonwood Bible was shortlisted for the prestigious prize. The Orange Prize carries a £... [GalleyCat]

Judge Complains as the Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 Longlist Is Revealed - Posted March 17, 2010
The Orange Prize for Fiction 2010 Longlist was revealed yesterday, and one judge complained publicly about the 129 authors she read for the prize. In the Guardian, television producer and writer ... [GalleyCat]

Best Books of 2009, Airport Edition - Posted November 23, 2009
A few writers received an unexpected bookstore boost today as they nabbed spots on Hudson Booksellers' Best Books of the Year list. The list will earn these writers some coveted placement in the company's bookstores, reaching the most captive readership in the whole ... [GalleyCat]

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