Here is the top literary news of the week:
- Bonanza Books and Comics of California to Close After 44 Years – Unless They Can Find a Buyer in 3 Weeks
- Netflix to Adapt John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War as a Movie
- Top Trends in Book Cover Design Forecast for 2018
- UK/Ireland: Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) Publishes “Mapping the Future of Academic Libraries” Report
- At Guadalajara: Four Views of International Trade and Publishing in the Time of Trump
- Eluding Censors, a Magazine Covers Southeast Asia’s Literary Scene
- Good Night Stories scoops Blackwell's Book of the Year award
- James Baldwin's Sole Children's Book Comes Back into Print
- ON OUR LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIP WITH PUNCTUATION
- WHAT TO GIFT THE BOOK LOVER THAT HAS EVERYTHING? A LIBRARY, OF COURSE.
- #MeToo finally starts making a mark in the publishing industry
- Trump bump decline hits themed newsletters, too
- Tennessee Breaks Ground On $120M Library And Archives Along Bicentennial Mall
- READ EARLY SONNETS BY WALTER BENJAMIN, FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ENGLISH
- Tina Turner's memoir goes to Century for six figures
- Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight
- Library of Congress: 25 Motion Pictures Named to National Film Registry
- 'Feminism' beats 'complicit' to be Merriam-Webster's word of the year
- Gabriel García Márquez’s Archive Freely Available Online
- Blackwell Learning acquired by Kortext
- 2017 Reading Trend Report From Canada’s Wattpad: Diversity, Gender Issues, TV Fan Fiction
- AGAINST THE BAD SEX IN FICTION AWARD
- A bunch of third-graders save their local Barnes & Noble from closing, are heroes
- DPLA Welcomes Digital Maine
- Fiction, history, humour, emotion: The best books of 2017
- The Witchfinder's Sister optioned for TV
- HOW FRANCES MARION AND MARY PICKFORD CONQUERED HOLLYWOOD
- ‘Symptomatic of an industry in change’: How Forbes is restructuring for 2018
- “Youthquake” Chosen as the Oxford Dictionaries 2017 Word of the Year
- Smith and Pullman top the critics’ picks
- The Incredible Linguistic Diversity of Tibet Is Disappearing
- Media, Hollywood elite unite to celebrate The Post
- Literary fiction in crisis as sales drop dramatically, Arts Council England reports
- Shanghai to boost cultural and creative industries
- The literary genius of Africa’s leading innovation scholar, Calestous Juma
- Is the Sky Blue? How Wikipedia Is Fighting for Facts by Redefining the Truth
- 'Guinea pigs are divas': furry takes on literature are unexpected hit of 2017
- A Tour of the New York Academy of Medicine's Rare Book Room
- *Bonanza Books and Comics of California to Close After 44 Years – Unless They Can Find a Buyer in 3 Weeks
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