Friday, April 05, 2002

Big news of the day:

"To the Dismay of Publishers, Oprah Winfrey Ends Her Book Club

Oprah Winfrey announced today that she would no longer host monthly "book clubs" on her television talk show, saying that she could no longer find enough compelling books."

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Thursday, April 04, 2002

Bel Canto Wins 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award
Ann Patchett has won the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for Bel Canto. The prize awards the writer $15,000, making it the largest juried award for fiction in the U.S.

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