September 24, 2013 Also: Paul Ryan is writing a book; more Craigslist poetry; Alexander McCall Smith on W.H. Auden.
Kelly Clarkson bought a ring once owned by Jane Austen at auction, but the U.K. is trying to keep it in the country.
August 13, 2013 Also: Thomas Pynchon's "Bugs Bunny" teeth; N.Y. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's book deal; and The New York Review of Books' lady problem.
Hilary Mantel accepts the Costa Book Of The Year award in January.
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February 20, 2013 Also: Ron Paul is writing a book; Patricia Cornwell wins a $50.9 million lawsuit; and Kelly Clarkson is not pleased.
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