Amanda Katz

Katz is a writer covering book publishing, media, and ideas. She previously edited the Globe’s Ideas section and is a former editor of nonfiction and fiction at Bloomsbury Publishing in New York. She has written about books, reading, and digital culture for the New York Times, NPR Books, Slate, and other publications. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University.

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Cambridge writer finalist for Man Booker International Prize

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The Man Booker International Prize shortlist, announced Tuesday, includes one American: Fanny Howe.

‘Family Life’ by Akhil Sharma wins Folio Prize for fiction

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The relatively new prize from the Folio Society, a London-based company, awarded almost $60,000 to the American author.

Ann Romney to publish memoir

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Amherst College to host rare Shakespeare folio

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The First Folio is regarded as one of the most important English books ever published; without it many of Shakepeare’s plays would have been lost.