Sep 20, 2012 @ 12:02:00 am
In response to protests from writers, artists and scholars, the New York Public Library has altered plans on the $300 million renovation of the flagship Fifth Avenue branch. Rather than move millions of volumes into the library into off-site storage in New Jersey, an $8 million donation has made it possible to build enough storage space in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building to keep 3.3 of the library’s 4.5 million books in the building, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Film producer Scott Rudin, publishing veteran Frances Coady, and IAC chairman Barry Diller have formed a partnership with the startup company Atavist to form a new publishing venture. They will start off with a line of e-books.
Despite what British betting organization Ladbrooke’s thinks, literary insiders are guessing that Bob Dylan
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