Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Charges of Sedition Against Malaysian Cartoonist Zunar Lifted
- Nicolson's The Seabird’s Cry soars to Wainwright victory
- Digital Library of Georgia Adds Three New Historical Map Collections From City of Savannah Municipal Archives
- BREAKING UP THE BOYS CLUB: ON WOMEN IN RARE BOOKS
- Boiling point: why literature loves a long, hot summer
- Indie Booksellers Look to Register Voters
- 'Wonderful' poet Sweeney dies aged 66
- SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY READERS MAKE GOOD ROMANTIC PARTNERS
- JAMES PATTERSON PREVAILS AS KING OF UK LIBRARIES
- Belletrist Book Club Highlights Indie Bookstores on Instagram and Beyond
- We Should All Be Reading Ancient Poetry Right Now
- Platforms quickly pile on Infowars ban, but Alex Jones still has plenty of places to shout
- Three UKIP members suspended over attack on Bookmarks
- ALA Opens Nominations for 2018 I Love My Librarian Award
- 'Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret' as a movie? Be still our beating hearts
- HOW WRITING A SHORT STORY COLLECTION IS LIKE STARTING A ZOO
- * ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’ Series Lands in Development at Epix
- Killing speech softly: How the world’s biggest tech companies are quietly censoring critical expression in the Middle East
- Subscription box for self-help books launches
- Vermont libraries provide community, not just books
- From Star Trek to Fifty Shades: how fanfiction went mainstream
- Mill workers’ poems about 1860s cotton famine rediscovered
- Stand-up star Helen Lederer launches prize for funny female authors
- Discovery and Collaboration: Creative Commons Awarded $800,000 Grant From Arcadia to Support CC Search and Development of Commons Collaborative Archive and Library
- Being a Victorian Librarian Was Oh-So-Dangerous
- The Crack Squad of Librarians Who Track Down Half-Forgotten Books
- PEOPLE VISITED PUBLIC LIBRARIES MORE THAN A BILLION TIMES IN 2015
- Book-ish suffers 'despair' as HSBC shuts bank account for 12 days
- Snakes in stacks put DC library briefly out of circulation
- Busboys and Poets at 5th and K to move
- National Archives (NARA) Holds Forum on Management of Digital Records Moving Into the 21st Century
- Now Bob Dylan is officially a poet, do other lyricists like Elliott Smith deserve the same distinction?
- Ill-Considered Skulduggery
- Bangladesh protests trigger mobile network cuts, journalist arrest
- Hay House UK launches 'Diverse Wisdom' programme
- The Real Reason Miriam Adelson Deserves a Wikipedia Page
- Kenyan youth don’t read - True or False?
This week: Charges were dropped against a Malaysian cartoonist, Indie bookstores are helping register voters, Infowars is banned from top social sites, a famous novel is being adapted for TV, lost poetry from the 1860s is being published, public library visits are up according to a new report, and Tor continues to face backlash from public libraries in the US and Canada. All this, plus the New York Times Bestsellers, the Amazon Charts, and the latest news from aois21, Literally This Week.
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