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Weekend Literary Roundup

Bloomberg Forgives All Library Fines for Children Under 18 (The New York Observer, September 23, 2011)

Ban on Mark Twain Story Lifted In Time for Banned Books Week (Flavorwire, September 24, 2011)

How did The Great Gatsby's original dust-jacket come to be worth $175,000? (, September 20, 2011)

The Life and Afterlife of Literary Theory (The Millions, September 21, 2011)

How the word "awesome" conquered the world (Intelligent Life Magazine, September/October 2011)

"Happy Banned Books Week!" Jacket Copy's history of banning books in America comes with a shout-out to PEN Center USA (The Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2011)

The Women Matrix - Where women authors fall on a personality axis (HTMLGiant, Setember 23, 2011)