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Round-Up: Lord of the Flies, Hurricane Harvey, and Alexander Hamilton

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From a proposed all-female film adaptation of Lord of the Flies to a virtual book club for students affected by Hurricane Harvey, we've collected the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Brian Aldiss, T.S. Eliot, and Beyoncé

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From the death of science fiction writer Brian Aldiss to a writers’ retreat at T.S. Eliot’s former summer house, we've rounded up the latest literary news.

Round-Up: Merriam-Webster, Liu Yongbiao, and White House Arts Committee

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From Merriam-Webster’s new Time Traveler project to the resignations of the remaining members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: N. K. Jemisin, New Poetry Editors at The Nation, and a Profanity Study

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From N. K. Jemisin winning a Hugo award for the second year in a row to a study finding a drastic increase in profanity in American literature since 1950, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Judith Jones, The Great American Read, and Colson Whitehead

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From the death of influential Knopf editor Judith Jones to PBS’s documentary series on the culture of literature in the US, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Hillary Clinton, Michiko Kakutani, and Game of Thrones

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From Hillary Clinton’s upcoming political memoir about the 2016 campaign to a promise of a new book or two from George RR Martin, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Junot Díaz, Library Funding, and the Feminist Press

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From Junot Díaz’s new picture book to the House Appropriations Committee's decision to approve funding for libraries, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Denis Johnson, Celadon Books, and Harvard University Press

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From writer Denis Johnson posthumously winning the Prize for American Fiction to Harvard University Press’s new director, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Maurice Sendak, Tom Brady, and a Lord of the Rings Lawsuit

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From a new picture book by the late Maurice Sendak to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s upcoming fitness guide, here’s the latest in literary news.

Round-Up: Nelson Mandela, Michael Bond, and Cassava Republic

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From the forthcoming publication of Nelson Mandela’s prison letters to the death of Paddington Bear author Michael Bond, here’s the latest in literary news.