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  • New ALA study reports how frequently federal, state and local agents are demanding records from libraries. According to one librarian, “the findings are completely contrary to what the Justice Department has been trying to convince the public.”

  • USA Today calls Judith Regan “a book and movie agent.” A rep from Project for Excellence in Journalism comments, “This is the dark side of synergy.”
  • Neal Pollack is the Greatest Living American Writer. Neal Pollack is Dead.
  • Page Six reports that “Tara Reid is the front-runner for the lead in the movie/TV adaptation of She’s Got Issues by Stephanie Lessing, slated to hit bookstores the weekend of July 4.” Happy birthday, America. You’ve got issues.
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