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Friday, September 26, 2008

News Around the 'Net

Charlotte Kohler, longtime editor of The Virginia Quarterly Review, dies at age 99.

Time Magazine on the brief history of Oprah's Book Club.

The National Book Foundation's "5 Under 35" names five fiction writers as the best of the new generation.

Hemingway's six-toed cats avoid eviction.

What a weekend for books! The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival hits New Jersey, and the National Book Festival takes over DC.

1 comment:

the unreliable narrator said...

Why 35? Why not 25 (TOO young for the pickins to be good), or 45 (doesn't SOUND young anymore, though for a writer, it is)? The choices of marketing departments are ever mysterious to me.