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At age 79, Ruth Rendell has written 70 novels!
42 years after being aired, Harlan Ellison is suing CBS-Paramount for failing to pay him for exploitation of his teleplay "City on the Edge of Forever."
Let the E-book Wars begin, Google and Sony versus Amazon.
The David Cohen Prize for Literature goes to the Irish poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.
The International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2009 goes to Egyptian author Youssef Ziedan for his novel Beelzebub.
Author R.N. Morris experiments with the "Twitterisation" of his novel A Gentle Axe.
In the wake of the announcement that David Foster Wallace's final, incomplete novel will go to press, some wonder if such posthumous publications are not akin to professional grave robbing.
Inexplicably, the British Library has "misplaced" 9,000 books.