Jul 6, 2012 @ 00:01:00 am
Oxford University Press has been fined 1.9 million pounds after it was revealed that two of the publisher’s subsidiaries bribed Kenyan and Tanzanian government officials to secure contracts for school textbooks in those countries.
After a "heated auction," Ecco has won the rights to a memoir by U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. The book, tentativey scheduled to be released in 2014, "explores Trethewey’s experience growing up mixed race in the South of the '70s and '80s, her close relationship with her mother, who was later murdered by her stepfather, a Vietnam veteran, and the repercussions and resonances of these seminal events in her life and work."
Instead of italics, Faulkner originally wanted to print each of the various narrative threads in The Sound and the Fury in different colors—an option that
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