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Galley Gumshoe:  The New York Observer reports that Hachette has hired a private eye to investigate the leak that led to last week's brouhaha over a New York Times review of the late Ted Kennedy's upcoming memoir, True Compass.

Role Reversal:  Alexander Solzhenitsyn's The Gulag Archipelago, a previously-banned book in Russia for its examination of Stalinism and Bolshevism, is now listed as required reading for Russian students.  The Russian Education Ministry sidestepped any debate, claiming the unexpected change was due to "the vital historical and cultural heritage" of Solzhenitsyn's work.

The Secret Life of Teens: In anticipation of its September 15 release, The Secret to Teen Power (a teen-focused edition of The Secret) is currently #1 on our Movers & Shakers list today.

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