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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 16, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 16, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 16, 2008.
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Doctorow wins Chicago Trib literary prize

CHICAGO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Author E.L. Doctorow has been named the recipient of the 2007 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.

Fuss over Frey still fomenting

GRAPEVINE, Texas, July 31 (UPI) -- Doubleday editor Nan Talese used an appearance in Texas to voice her displeasure with Oprah Winfrey's televised smack-down of author James Frey.

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UPI almanac for Saturday, June 16, 2007.

Oates wins Chicago Tribune Literary Prize

CHICAGO, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Author Joyce Carol Oates has been selected this year's winner of the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.

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Today is Friday, June 16, the 167th day of 2006 with 198 to follow.
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Finalists announced for British book prize

EDINBURGH, Scotland, May 1 (UPI) -- "Saturday," a novel by Ian McEwan, has been selected as a finalist for Britain's oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.

Nominees for Orange Fiction Prize revealed

LONDON, March 6 (UPI) -- Authors Zadie Smith, Ali Smith and Sarah Waters were revealed Monday as 2006 nominees for Britain's Orange Prize for Fiction.

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Today is Thursday, June 16, the 167th day of 2005 with 198 to follow.
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Updike wins Carl Sandberg Award

CHICAGO, June 7 (UPI) -- Pulitzer Prize winning author John Updike has been named winner of the 2005 Carl Sandberg Literary Award by the Chicago Public Library Foundation.

Book lovers flock to National Mall

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Some 85,000 people jammed the National Book Festival in Washington Saturday for book signings by some of the nation's top writers.

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Today is Wednesday, June 16, the 168th day of 2004 with 198 to follow.
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Today is Monday, June 16, the 167th day of 2003 with 198 to follow.
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Book Review: Won't Quite 'Take You There'

Joyce Carol Oates is a formidable presence in the literary world, so prolific a writer that it is difficult to evaluate her in the usual ways. Her body of work
JESSIE THORPE, United Press International

Washington Agenda-General

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Book Review: Thank you, 'Jesus'

The most delicious reading experience for me is to open a favorite book for perhaps the 20th time and discover new delights and pleasures between old worn cover
JESSIE THORPE

The almanac

Today is Sunday, June 16, the 167th day of 2002 with 198 to follow.
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