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It’s Pride Month. Here’s what you need to know From CNN, a look at the origin and history of Pride Month. Category: Personal The Novel That Started the Trans Literary Revolution “Imogen Binnie first published Nevada nine years ago. In the near decade since, a renaissance of trans fiction bloomed. Now republished this summer, Binnie …

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These 1924 Copyrighted Works Enter the Public Domain in 2020

These 1924 Copyrighted Works Enter the Public Domain in 2020 The folks at Lifehacker list works entering the public domain this year in the areas of film, music (both popular and classical), literature, and artworks. Here are many of the literary works on the list: Edgar Rice Burroughs’s The Land That Time Forgot and Tarzan …

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New Life for Old Classics, as Their Copyrights Run Out

Source: New Life for Old Classics, as Their Copyrights Run Out – The New York Times This coming year marks the first time in two decades that a large body of copyrighted works will lose their protected status — a shift that will have profound consequences for publishers and literary estates, which stand to lose …

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Monday Miscellany

A Pearl Buck Novel, New After 4 Decades Big recent literary news is the discovery of a final novel by Pearl S. Buck, the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. The manuscript was discovered in a storage unit in Texas. Buck’s son, Edgar S. Walsh, believes that Buck completed the manuscript …

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Rowling’s right to sue for Potter

Rowling’s right to sue for Potter – Los Angeles Times This opinon piece in the Los Angeles Times takes author J. K. Rowling to task for suing to prevent publication of the Harry Potter Lexicon, “a print version of the fan website hp-lexicon.org.” The piece admits that, while Rowling may be within her legal rights …

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